On    January    15,    the    entire    nation    pauses    in remembrance    of    a    civil    rights    hero.   At    least, that’s   the   point   of   Martin   Luther   King,   Jr.   Day,   a federal    holiday    that    takes    place    on    the    third Monday    of    each    January.    King    was    the    first modern    private    citizen    to    be    honored    with    a federal holiday. This   year   in   Billings   whole   weekend   held   events dedicated   to   Dr.   King:   MLK   Jr.   Service   Day   at Friendship   House   on   Saturday,   January   13th, Interfaith    Service    on    Sunday,    January    14th, MSU    Billings    Bell    Ringing    and    program    on campus    Monday,    January    15th,    MLK            Jr.          March,         Monday,         January         15th         from         Courthouse   Lawn   to   the         NOVA         Center. And   at the   end   of   that   powerful   program   was   wonderful   concert   named   "A   Musical!"   at   Nova   Center.   There   were   musical   entertainment   & speakers. A    huge    number    of    city    residents    attended    these    events.    There    were    also representatives    of    City    Council    members,    candidate    for    Congress,    arts,    and employees   of   educational   institutions.   Were   special   remarks   from   U.S.   Senator John Tester   and   U.S.   Senator   Steve   Daines.   Were   special   greetings   from   Mayor   Mr. Bill   Cole.   But   the   warmest   and   inspirational   was   the speech   of   City   Councilman   Mike   Yakawich.   He   is   also one    of    the    organizers    of    these    events.    Mr.    Mike Yakawich   thanked   the   guests,   noting   that   it   was   they who   inspired   him!      People   came   in   spite   of   the   cold weather.   They   were   united   by   something   bigger   that allowed   not   to   pay   attention   to   weather   disorders.   The Billings   Central   Catholic   High   School   Choir   and   Band were amazing! Sponsors   include:      The      Black      Heritage      Foundation,      The      All   Nations      Christian     Fellowship      Church,      The      Wayman      Chapel   MT      Global   Peace   Foundation   and others.
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MLK Jr. Day
On     January     15,     the     entire nation              pauses              in remembrance   of   a   civil   rights hero.   At   least,   that’s   the   point of   Martin   Luther   King,   Jr.   Day, a    federal    holiday    that    takes place   on   the   third   Monday   of each    January.    King    was    the first   modern   private   citizen   to be     honored     with     a     federal holiday. This   year   in   Billings   whole   weekend held   events   dedicated   to   Dr.   King: MLK   Jr.   Service   Day   at   Friendship House    on    Saturday,    January    13th, Interfaith       Service       on       Sunday, January     14th,     MSU     Billings     Bell Ringing    and    program    on    campus Monday,    January    15th,    MLK            Jr.          March,         Monday,         January         15th        from               Courthouse Lawn   to   the         NOVA        Center.     And     at     the end    of    that    powerful program                 was wonderful          concert named   "A   Musical!"   at Nova     Center.     There were                 musical entertainment             & speakers. A   huge   number   of   city residents         attended these   events.   There   were   also   representatives   of   City   Council members,    candidate    for    Congress,    arts,    and    employees    of e   d   u   c   a   t   i   o   n   a   l     institutions.        Were special           remarks from     U.S.     Senator John      Tester      and U.S.    Senator    Steve Daines.              Were special         greetings from    Mayor    Mr.    Bill Cole.         But         the warmest               and inspirational   was   the speech        of        City Councilman        Mike Yakawich.   He   is   also one   of   the   organizers   of   these   events.   Mr.   Mike   Yakawich   thanked the   guests,   noting   that   it   was   they   who   inspired   him!      People   came in    spite    of    the    cold    weather.    They    were    united    by    something bigger   that   allowed   not   to   pay   attention   to   weather   disorders.   The Billings    Central    Catholic    High    School    Choir    and    Band    were amazing! S   p   o   n   s   o   r   s     include:        The      B     l     a     c     k             H   e   r   i   t   a   g   e              The                 All N   a   t   i   o   n   s         C   h   r   i   s   t   i   a   n              Church,        The      W   a   y   m   a   n         Chapel         MT           Global     Peace   and others.
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MLK Jr. Day
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