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UW-Eau Claire Invites Chippewa Valley Community
To Commemorate Life of Martin Luther King Jr.

 MAILED:  Jan. 12, 2004

EAU CLAIRE — University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire students, faculty and staff invite members of the Chippewa Valley community to join them in commemorating the life of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. A brief sunset ceremony is planned for Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Monday, Jan. 19.

The ceremony, titled “In Honor of The Man and His Dream,” will be held from 5 to 5:15 p.m. at the Ecumenical Religious Center at 110 Garfield Ave. The candlelight celebration of the philosophy and ideas of one of America's most important historical figures will include music and excerpts from King’s well-known “I have a dream …” speech.

Sponsors of this year’s Martin Luther King Jr. celebration are the Ecumenical Religious Center and the UW-Eau Claire Activities and Programs Office. For more information about the celebration, call Paula Stuettgen, senior coordinator of student development and programs, at (715) 836-4803.

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Updated: January 12, 2004