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DNR Hosts Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Program On January 12

Annapolis, Md. (December 28, 2011) - The Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Office of Fair Practices will sponsor a Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday program on at 12 p.m. on January 12 in the C-1 Conference Room of the Tawes State Office Building in Annapolis.

This program will highlight and honor the lifetime legacy of the Rev. and Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. to American society.

The keynote speaker will be Josephine Mourning, Chairperson of the Prince Georges County Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC) chapter. She has also served on the Prince Georges County NAACP Education Committee and is a representative on Senator Jo Anne Benson’s Education Coalition. Mourning is the recipient of the “SCLC Volunteer Service Award” on behalf of the Prince Georges County SCLC branch, from President Barrack Obama.

The program is free of charge and the public is invited to attend. Please contact Richard W. Allen of the DNR Office of Fair Practices at 410-260-8058 for further information.


   December 28, 2011

Contact: Josh Davidsburg
410-260-8002 office I 410-507-7526 cell
jdavidsburg@dnr.state.md.us

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources is the state agency responsible for providing natural and living resource-related services to citizens and visitors. DNR manages nearly one-half million acres of public lands and 17,000 miles of waterways, along with Maryland's forests, fisheries and wildlife for maximum environmental, economic and quality of life benefits. A national leader in land conservation, DNR-managed parks and natural, historic and cultural resources attract 11 million visitors annually. DNR is the lead agency in Maryland's effort to restore the Chesapeake Bay, the state's number one environmental priority. DNR is the lead agency in Maryland's effort to restore the Chesapeake Bay, the state's number one environmental priority. Learn more at www.dnr.maryland.gov