Airport Road, which is not to be confused with Airport Drive and which does not take you anywhere near the Raleigh-Durham Airport, will officially become Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard on Sunday May 8 which is also the 45th anniversary of MLK, Jr’s visit to Chapel Hill
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There’s a big ceremony planned with music, speakers, poetry and politicians.

WHEN: Sunday, May 8, 2005 2:30 – 4 pm

WHERE: OUTSIDE CHAPEL HILL TOWN HALL
at the intersection of Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard and Stephens Street

MUSICAL PERFORMANCES
J.R. Manley Essence of God Youth Choir
The St. Joseph Male Chorus

WELCOME AND INTRODUCTIONS
Mayor Kevin C. Foy, Town of Chapel Hill

INVOCATION
Reverend Jill Edens, United Church of Chapel Hill

THE OCCASION
Bill Thorpe, Former Chapel Hill Town Council Member

SPECIAL PRESENTATION
Elizabeth Aklilu

HISTORICAL REMINISCENCE
Fred Battle, President, Chapel Hill Carrboro NAACP

CLOSING
Remarks, Street Sign Unveiling, and Call to March
Mayor Foy

PEOPLE’S PROCESSION to Hargraves Center

WHEN: 4 – 6 pm

HARGRAVES CENTER,
216 N. Roberson St.

MUSICAL PERFORMANCES
United Voices of Praise
Liquid Pleasure

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