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Entries due for Long County MLK Observance Parade
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Long Countys first-ever Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day parade went off without a hitch Jan. 10 in Ludowici. The procession boasted 32 entries. The Long County MLK Observance Committee is getting ready for the 2016 edition, scheduled for Jan. 9. - photo by Courier file photo

The deadline for applying for an entry in the 2016 Long County MLK Observance Parade is Thursday.

The Long County MLK Observance Committee requests that all parade entry applications be mailed or emailed by Thursday.

The parade begins at 10 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 9, at Long County Middle School in Ludowici. Parade lineup begins at 9 a.m. between St. James Missionary Baptist Church and Walker Elementary School.

The 2016 theme is “Making the Dream a Reality.” A program will follow the parade in the middle school cafeteria, and Rep. Al Williams, D-Midway, is the keynote speaker.

Entry forms should be mailed to Beverly Hill, P.O. Box 890, Ludowici, GA 31316, or emailed to hillbev

Anyone interested in making a financial contribution to the parade may send it to Dewitt Porter, MLK Committee Treasurer, P.O. Box 1056, Glennville, GA 30427.

For more information, call Mary Hamilton at 912-294-6398.

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