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ENMU and Portales community gets ready for MLK Day Celebration

PORTALES (KSEL)- The City of Portales will be transporting individuals interested in participating in the 2020 Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemorative March from the front of the ENMU Campus Union Building, (CUB), to the Memorial Building starting at 4:15 PM on Monday, Jan. 20.

The March will start from the MLK, Jr. Tree at the Memorial Building at 5 pm,  and proceed to the MLK tree located at ENMU behind the Library. T-Shirts will be given to the first 250 participants.

The Program will continue at The Campus Union Building, (CUB), after the march.

2020 MLK Jr. Celebration “Music Of Our People” Schedule:

MLK March | 5:00 p.m.

5:30 p.m.

Program | 6:00 p.m.

Jan 20, 2020


Camus Union Building Welcome
ENMU President Dr. Elwell Opening Prayer

Pastor Johnny Pacheco, Church of the Nazarene

Dolores Penrod Award

Essay Theme: “Music Of Our People” Presented by Ms. Kori Strickland Read by essay winner
Music by:

Portales High School Choir

O’Shawn Estrada:

Amazing Grace and Precious Lord

Caleb Howl:

Traditional Negro Spirituals

Chairman Awards
Cultural Affairs Chair – Oscar Robinson
Awards presented by ENMU Campus Life Director Rey Coss: Banner Competition Winner
Six Principles of Non-Violence Award
Boyd Jackson Memorial

ENMU President Dr. Elwell

Sponsored by: City of Portales Cultural Affairs Committee, Eastern New Mexico University & The New Mexico State Martin Luther King Jr. Commission

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