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Senator Thompson Celebrates the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr’s Birthday With Awards Ceremony


    For Immediate Release
    Contact: Heather Zeisz | | 716.854.8705

    Buffalo, NY- New York State Senator Antoine M. Thompson (D-Parts of Erie & Niagara Counties) will be holding a social justice awards and wreath laying ceremony in celebration of the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr’s birthday.  The ceremony will be held on Friday, January 15th at the Frank E. Merriweather, Jr. Library at 1324 Jefferson Avenue in Buffalo from 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM.

    “These awards recipients are assets to the social justice community and I am proud to be able to celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King Jr’s birthday with an awards ceremony and wreath laying,” stated Senator Antoine M. Thompson

    This year’s social justice awards recipients are: Jim Anderson, Roger Cook, Mary Fisher, Sam Williams, Aaron Bartley, Joy McDuffie, Carlanda Wilson, Ken Sherman and Louisa Pacheco.

    Who:  Antoine M. Thompson, New York State Senator, 60th District

    What:  Awards and Wreath Laying Ceremony

    Where: Frank E. Merriweather, Jr. Library, 1324 Jefferson Avenue - Buffalo

    When:  Friday, January 15, 2010 at 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM