01.17.20 – Media Advisory – Prichard Events for MLK Weekend

For Immediate Release:

MEDIA ADVISORY

MAYOR JIMMIE GARDNER ANNOUNCES LOCAL PRICHARD EVENTS FOR    THE MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. HOLIDAY WEEKEND

Prichard, Alabama – January 17, 2020: Mayor Gardner is pleased to announce that the following events will be held in the City of Prichard over the holiday weekend.   

January 18, 2020

  • Port City Secondliners4th Annual Secondliner Festival. The festival will occur on January 18, 2020 from 10:00 AM until 4:00 PM. It will be held on Wilson Avenue in downtown Prichard, AL. The festival will feature a wide variety of activities for the entire family. Examples are as follows: a) the Secondliners’ parade, b) the Secondliners’ food pantry, c) merchant vendors, d) musical performances, and e) jumpers & steppers.

January 20, 2020

  • Prichard All Stars – Academic Awards Program. The awards program will occur on January 20, 2020 from 8:00 AM until 10:00 AM. It will be held at the Bill Clark Family Life Center at 2501 W. Main Street, Prichard, AL. The keynote speaker for the event will be Pastor Clinton L. Johnson. The awards program will honor the academic performance of select students at the following Prichard schools: Blount, Ella Grant, Robbins, Whitley, Collins-Rhodes, Indian Springs, and Vigor.
  • MLK Holiday March & Rally. Both events will occur on January 20, 2020. The march will start at 10:30 AM at the Bill Clark Family Life Center. The center is located at 2501 W. Main Street, Prichard, AL. The rally will begin at 11:00 AM at the AJ Cooper Municipal Complex. The complex is located at 216 E. Prichard Avenue, Prichard, AL. The keynote speaker for the rally will be Dr. Raoul Richardson.  

If you have questions about the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday weekend events, please contact the Office of the Mayor via email at communications@thecityofprichard.org or telephone at (251) 452-7800. 

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