Office of the Secretary of State
Department of State
125 West State Street
Trenton, NJ 08625
JON S. CORZINE
NINA MITCHELL WELLS
SECRETARY OF STATE
Contact: Press Office
January 12, 2009
STATE COMMEMORATION OF MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. HOLIDAY
WHO: Governor Jon S. Corzine (invited), Secretary of State Nina Mitchell Wells, Esq. and The New Jersey Department of State's Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemorative Commission.
WHAT: "Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday Commemorative Celebration"
WHEN: Sunday, January 18, 2009 at 4:00 p.m.
WHERE: Patriots Theater at the War Memorial
One Memorial Drive, Trenton, NJ
EVENTS: Keynote Speaker: Senior Pastor and founder of Kingdom Church in Ewing, Reverend Dharius Daniels. Founder of Daniel's Den and the Kingdom Community Development Corporation (CDC), Pastor Daniels' groups provide mentorship to adolescent and pre-teen males, exposing them to life changing opportunities and experiences that provide moral, financial, vocational and spiritual guidance.
Assistant Attorney General Shavar Jeffries, Esq. will deliver a report on initiatives that are part of the Governor's Strategy for Safe Streets and Neighborhoods. As Counsel, Professor Jeffries, who is on leave from Seton Hall Law School, advises the Office of the Attorney General on legal issues and serves as liaison to various divisions within the Department of Law and Public Safety.
Musical and dramatic performances scheduled:
* Greater Is He Ministries, Trenton
* Visual Praise Dance and Mime Ministries, Vineland
* Mrs. Ethel and Ms. Cori Barnes, Rahway
* Trenton Children's Chorus, Trenton
* Anointed Ezekiel Dancers, Trenton
* Spoken Poet Lynne Haywood, Somerset
Drum Majors Awards to be presented.
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