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Service 'radiantly defined' King

Service 'radiantly defined' King

MLK celebration honors kindred spirits, acts of youths

January 15th, 2011 in News

South School students Jasmine Lett, left, and Hope Lewis provide a musical interlude with schoolmates during Friday's Martin Luther King Day of Service Ceremony at the Governor Office Building.

Photo by Julie Smith

Service was a dominant theme during a celebration Friday of the life and legacy of Martin Luther King Jr.

In advance of Monday's holiday, the Jefferson City Regional Martin Luther King Committee brought together speakers, singers and dancers to highlight, interpret and champion King's commitment to serve his fellow man.

"Martin Luther King wanted us to know each other personally," said Bill Miller, the featured speaker. "He brought hope and healing to America."