WEST ORANGE, NJ - The West Orange Human Relations Commission Birthday Celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., will be held on Monday, Jan. 20, at the Life Christian Church, 747 Northfield Ave., West Orange, from 9:30 a.m. to noon.

Dr. Michael Reynolds, Affiliated Professor of Practical Theology and Sociology at  Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, will be the event's guest speaker. The topic of Dr. Reynold's speech will be "A Foundation for Dreaming."

The HRC will also recognize West Orange residents that continue to build, celebrate, and serve a diverse community. These residents are considered "Unsung Heroes" that embody the spirit of Dr. King in their everyday lives: Deiredra Oliver, Karien Ziegler, PhD, Rudy Raines and Dawn Christian, and Edgar & Elaine Bury.

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Luncheon refreshments will be served and the community is welcomed. Families are encouraged to bring their children and learn more about the legacy of Dr. King. The event is free.
For more information, please call call or email: (973) 325-2555 or HRC@westorange.org