Salisbury VA to observe and honor memory of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Salisbury VA to observe and honor memory of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

SALISBURY, NC (WBTV) - The Salisbury VA Health Care System is honoring the life and work of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., through two events in January. The community and VA Medical Center staff are invited to attend both programs.

Public and private school students will be reading their MLK Day contest winning essays Wednesday, January 10, at 6 p.m. in the Building 6 Learning Center on the Salisbury VA campus. Winning essays were selected from entries received from Rowan/Salisbury schools.

A program to celebrate the birthday and dream of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. will be held in the Building 6 Social Room, Friday, January 12, at 1 p.m. The theme for the program is, "A Day On, Not A Day Off."

Parents, friends and the community are invited to attend and support the essay winners.

For more information about these programs, contact Chaplain Ethel Bamberg-Revis at (704) 638-9000, ext. 12137.

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