MLK Day 2019 Celebration: Equality, Justice and Unity

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Special Event

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Family, Teens, Adults
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You're invited to the annual Ames/Story County Community MLK Day Celebration.

Enjoy cake and a performance by the Ames High School Jazz Band at 6pm. 

The program beginning at 6:30pm will include Meeker Elementary School's chorus, the Ames High School Step Team, and a keynote presentation by Renee Hardman, the first African-American to be elected to serve on the West Des Moines City Council and CEO of Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Central Iowa.

Provided in partnership with Ames Public Library; Ames Branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP); Ames Chamber of Commerce; Ames Community School District; Ames Human Relations Commission; Ames Police Department; Body of Christ Church; City of Ames; Hasting, Gartin, & Boettger, LLP; Iowa State University Library; Iowa State University Athletics; League of Women Voters of Story County; Rotary Club of Ames; Volunteer Center of Story County; and YWCA Ames-ISU.

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