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MLK celebration kicks off Thursday

The 2011 Martin Luther King Celebration Weekend will be held from Thursday- Jan. 17 on Hilton Head Island. Events are held each day of the weekend, beginning with a community worship service at 7 p.m. Thursday at Queen Chapel AME Church on Beach City Road.

The memorial march will be held at 10 a.m. Jan. 17 at the Hilton Head Island High School parking lot, and the memorial program will be at 11 a.m. in the high school's Visual and Performing Arts Center. Canned goods will be collected at each event.

Details: Jennifer Gajdalo, 843-681-3881

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