Jan. 12, 2018 PLYMOUTH EAGLE.
Plymouth Michigan News
Canton Township will once again honor the memory and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with a special tribute, “Canton Celebrates Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.” beginning at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Jan. 15 at The Village Theater at Cherry Hill, located at 50400 Cherry Hill Road.
A punch and cookie reception will begin at the Village Theater at 6 p.m., followed by the main program at 6:30 p.m. This annual event is presented by the Canton Commission for Culture, Arts, and Heritage, members of the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Sub-Committee, and Canton Township.
This year, the keynote address will be presented by Dr. Doris J. Fields, a professor at Eastern Michigan University, who has extensive experience in interracial and interethnic communication.
The program will feature performances by Canton Community Choir, under the direction of Virginia Thorne-Hermann and Northridge Church Choral Ensemble, under the direction of Stanley Jordan. Lt. Dale Waltz from “Canton’s Response To Hate Crimes Coalition” will also make a main stage presentation.
Admission is $2 per person (cash only) or the donation of one canned good to Open Door Ministry, a local food pantry and job bank. Both will be accepted at the door the night of the event
For more information about this special performance, call (734) 394-5300 or visit www.cantonvillagetheater.org.
Gallery photo: Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Woodward Ave, Detroit 1963, by Tony Spina