2020 King Week Events

 

Friday, January 17, 2020

MLK Technology Summit (Private Event – INVITATION ONLY)

Where:  Zappos

400 Stewart Ave., Las Vegas, NV 89101

8:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Contact: Wendell P. Williams (702) 498-5888 or Nevada Help Desk (702) 919-4357

 

Sunday, January 19, 2020

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Multi-Ethnic Service

Victory Missionary Baptist Church

500 W. Monroe Ave., Las Vegas, NV 89106

3:00 p.m.

 

Monday, January 20, 2020

The 38th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Parade

Downtown Las Vegas

Grand Marshals:

Community Activist, Mrs. Bettye Fortson and KCEP Gen. Manager, Mr. Craig Knight

Line-up begins:  8:00am / Parade starts:  10:00am

Entry fee:  $150.00

For more info contact:  Wendell Williams (702) 498-5888

 

Thursday, January 23, 2020

MLK Interfaith Service

Where:  The Wealthy Place Ministries

Church of God in Christ

902 West Owens Ave., Las Vegas, NV 89106

6:00 p.m.

Contact: KimTari Fortson-Cox, (702) 524-6715

 

Friday, January 24, 2020

Young Dreamers Awards Program

Second Baptist Church

500 W. Madison Ave., Las Vegas, NV 89106

6:00 p.m.

For more info contact: KimTari Fortson-Cox (702) 524-6715

 

Saturday, January 25, 2020

38th Annual MLK Scholarship Banquet

The Orleans Hotel & Casino

4500 W. Tropicana Ave., Las Vegas, NV 89103

No-host Cocktails 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. / Program and Dinner 7:00 p.m.

Grand Marshals:

Community Activist, Mrs. Bettye Fortson and KCEP Gen. Manager, Mr. Craig Knight

Keynote Speaker: Mr. Akbar Cook, Principal

West Side High School, Newark, New Jersey

Cost: $150.00 per person or $1500.00 per table of 10

Contact: Tonya Fortson (702) 525-6546 or Delois Reece (702) 232-2452

 

Saturday, February 1, 2020

Directions Breakfast and Parade Awards

Where:  Wendell P. Williams Elementary School

1030 “J” Street, Las Vegas, NV 89106

9:00 a.m.

Cost: $5.00

For more info contact: Debra Sumler (702) 234-7500