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Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration
Presented By: Eastern New Mexico University
Dates: January 21, 2019
Location: Portales
Address: 1500 S. Ave K, Portales, 88130
Phone: 5755621011
Time: 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Price: Free

ENMU and the Office of Campus Life invite community members and ENMU students, faculty and staff to join us in celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. on Jan. 21, 2019. 

A breakfast meeting of community leaders at 8 a.m. in the ENMU Campus Union (CUB) Ballroom will begin the day.  (Invitations for this event have been sent.)

A march commemorating Dr. King’s role in the civil rights movement begins at 5 pm at the Portales Memorial Building. Following the march, refreshments will be served at the Campus Union (CUB), Ballroom, followed by the MLK Program which begins at 6 pm at ENMU Campus Union (CUB), Ballroom.

The program includes comments by Mrs. Trina Lujan, K-12 and post-secondary educator and administrator, about the historic Serna v. Portales Schools lawsuit that integrated local schools and special performances by Dance Studio Extreme, Portales High School Choir and ENMU student O’Shaun Estrada.

Sodexo is also providing a special buffet for the celebration from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Special events prices will apply to the meal.

We hope you will join us as we come together to celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on this special day!

Please contact the Office of Campus Life if you have any questions or need additional information, 575.562.2108.

Sponsored by City of Portales Cultural Affairs Committee, Eastern New Mexico University, & The New Mexico State Martin Luther King Jr. Commission

Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration
  • 1500 S. Ave K
  • Portales, 88130
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  • Portales
  • Free