Hundreds marched from the Historic Gwinnett Courthouse in Lawrenceville, Ga. to Moore Middle School during the Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Parade. This is the 13th year of the event sponsored by the United Ebony Society of Gwinnett County.
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Monday, January 16, 2012
The historic Gwinnett Courthouse in downtown Lawrenceville was the rally point for the United Ebony Society's parade honoring the late Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Patch was on site to capture all the sights from the 12th annual celebration.
The United Ebony Society presented its 12th annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day Parade in Lawrenceville Monday, Jan. 16. After a 10 a.m. ceremony at the gazebo on the grounds of the Historic Gwinnett Courthouse, participants marched to Central Gwinnett High School in Lawrenceville. Groups from all over Metro Atlanta participated in the festitivies. Were you at the parade? Share your photos and video!
Saturday, January 14, 2012
Students from Gwinnett County Public Schools to present essays, performances Sunday afternoon at Meadowcreek High School. Twelfth annual parade planned Monday morning in Lawrenceville.
The United Ebony Society is presenting its 12thannual Martin Luther King Jr. Day Parade in Lawrenceville Monday, Jan. 16. After a 10 a.m. ceremony at the gazebo on the grounds of the Historic Gwinnett Courthouse, participants will march at 10:30 a.m. over to Central Gwinnett High School in Lawrenceville. Pedro “Pete” Marin, D-Norcross, will serve as the grand marshal of the parade. This year’s theme is “Unity in Diversity,” which reflects the different nationalities in Gwinnett County. Shuttle buses will provide transportation from Central Gwinnett High to the Historic Courthouse from 8:45 to 9:45 a.m. for participants who park at the courthouse located at 564 Crogan St. Refreshments will be served at Central Gwinnett High at the …
Saturday, January 15, 2011
Celebration starts at Historic Courthouse, ends at Central Gwinnett High.
A parade through downtown Lawrenceville Monday will honor Civil Rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. The United Ebony Society of Gwinnett County Inc. is sponsoring the 11th annual MLK Jr. Day Parade starting at 10 a.m. at the Historic Gwinnett County Courthouse, 185 W. Crogan St., and ending at Central Gwinnett High School, 564 W. Crogan St. A large turnout is expected. Mayor Judy Jordan Johnson and other officials will deliver brief remarks to the gathering at the courthouse at 9:30 a.m. Then everyone will walk over to Central Gwinnett High School where students will read essays they have written about Dr. King. The hour-long presentation starts at 11:45 a.m. in the school's auditorium. This year's essay topic is "Your Character …