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Jan 17

Ames/Story County Community MLK Day Celebration

Mon / January 17, 2022
6:00 pm – 7:30 pm / Ames Middle School Auditorium, 3915 Mortensen Road

Martin Luther King Day (MLK) is a federal holiday held on the third Monday of January. It celebrates the life and achievements of Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., an influential American civil rights leader. He is best known for his campaigns to end racial segregation on public transport and for racial equality in the United States.

The 2022 Ames/Story County Community MLK Day Celebration will be held Monday, Jan. 17 at Ames Middle School, with keynote speaker Jeff Johnson, president & CEO of the Iowa State University Alumni Association.

A social will begin at 6 p.m., with the program starting at 6:30 p.m.