January 15, 1929 – April 4, 1968
Happy Birthday Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
Number of activities slated for MLK birthday
Hoping to push the dreams of Martin Luther King Jr. even further, a number of area events will be held locally for the slain civil-rights leader in the upcoming days, as the nation gets ready to observe his birthday.
Most of the events are being held by the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Commemoration Committee of Lake and Sumter Counties, which kicked off it slate of activities amid the aroma of eggs, grits, bacon, biscuits and coffee with its annual “CommUnity” breakfast at the Leesburg Community Center on Friday.