The Navarro County Branch of the NAACP remembers Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with “A Day of Celebration” to include a rally at Bunert Park at 10 a.m. with guest speaker the Rev. Kenneth Walton Jr., pastor of First Independent Baptist Church. Following will be a march to the MLK Center for an oratory contest at noon. Everyone is welcome to participate. For more informaton, contact George Burrell at (903) 874-2821.
Interdenominational Ministerial Alliance Corsicana will sponsor the Sixth Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration at 6 p.m. at the Calvary Worship Center, 1364 North Beaton Street, Gary Johnson, pastor. Pastor Charles Washington of Haynes Memorial Church of God In Christ of Mexia will be the guest speaker. “ A Day On, Not A Day Off,” Living the Dream is the theme. Dairy G. Johnson, Sr., is chairman of the event. Co-Sponsors are Evangelist Cathy Douglas, Minister Margret Evans, Penny Liggins, Minister Valerie Horn, and Minister Orlando Williams. Rehearsal dates are January 7, and 14 at the Bethlehem Baptist Church at 7 p.m. The organizers are asking all church choirs to support this effort.
The Spirit Sent Music Ministry of When Are We Going Home Ministry will meet at New Beginnings Family Fellowship in Blooming Grove at 6 p.m. All events are free and open to children with medical challenges, disabilities and special needs and their immediate siblings. www.whenarewegoinghome.com.
Navarro County Republican Women will hold its meeting at 11:30 a.m. with lunch and program from 12 to 1 p.m. Cost for the lunch is $7 per person. Kathy Holloman, Navarro County auditor, will present the program. Please RSVP to Margarita Patterson at (903) 874-8785 or email@example.com. The meeting will be held at the Republican Headquarters, 111 W. Third Ave., Corsicana.
The Corsicana Newcomers' Club invites you to attend our kick-off meeting for 2013 at the Kinsloe House at 11 a.m. What a great way to start the New Year by enjoying the company of new friends at the Installation of Officers luncheon! Call Marge Oslick at (903) 872-3508 for more information and confirmed reservations.