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Martin Luther King program to honor individual

By From staff reports

West Virginia University at Parkersburg and DuPont Washington Works are partnering to present "A Legacy of Peace: Martin Luther King Jr." at 6:30 p.m. today in the College Activities Center at WVU-P.

The program will feature keynote speaker David Fryson, Chief Diversity Officer of WVU in Morgantown.

As part of the program, the Mid-Ohio Valley Martin Luther King Jr. Legacy award will be presented to the winning nominee candidate, a Mid-Ohio Valley citizen who best exemplifies the legacy of reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Nominees must have made substantial contributions in the advancement of civil rights, human rights, equality, humanitarianism, social justice for all people or other demonstrated record of working to fulfill the dreams and values of Martin Luther King Jr. They must also be a resident of the Mid-Ohio Valley, which includes Calhoun, Jackson, Pleasants, Ritchie, Roane, Wirt and Wood counties in West Virginia and Washington County in Ohio.


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