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Pennsylvania Daybook

First Posted: 12:55 pm - January 16th, 2016

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Associated Press Pennsylvania Daybook for Saturday, Jan. 16.

The daybook is for planning purposes only and is not intended for publication or broadcast. You should verify any event you plan to cover.

Please keep the AP in mind when news develops. The Philadelphia bureau is reachable at 215-561-1133.


Saturday, Jan. 16 11:00 AM Philadelphia Councilman Johnson hosts renaming of 2200 block with Mayor Kenney – Philadelphia City Councilman Kenyatta Johnson unveils the street sign for the 2200 block of Winton Street as ‘Wild Bill Way’ in recognition of Bill Guarnere. Other attendees include Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney, Councilman David Oh, the Guarnere family, Wild Bill Guarnere Memorial Fund, and Veterans Advisory Commission

Location: 2200 Winton Street, Philadelphia, PA Philadelphia http://www.phila.gov/

Contacts: Kaitlyn Manasterski Councilman Kenyatta Johnson Communications Liaison [email protected] 1 215 686 3412


Saturday, Jan. 16 11:30 AM Montgomery County Commissioner Shapiro and Salem Baptist Church host annual MLK luncheon – Montgomery County Commissioner Josh Shapiro and Salem Baptist Church of Jenkintown host 6th Annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Luncheon themed ‘The Eternal Flame’. The luncheon features keynote address by NBA Referee Operations Executive VP Mike Bantom

Location: Presidential Caterers, 2910 DeKalb Pike, East Norriton, PA http://www.phila.gov/

Contacts: Felicia Harris Influencing Action Movement [email protected] 1 215 341 1441


Monday, Jan. 18 9:00 AM Chester Mayor Kirkland participates in Salvation Army MLK Day of Service – Chester Mayor Thaddeus Kirkland participates in annual MLK Day of Service hosted by The Salvation Army of Chester, featuring Dr. King presentation, community procession and wreath-laying ceremony. Other attendees include Salvation Army of Chester co-commanding officers Majors Ervin and Anna McKoy, Calvary Baptist Church Rev. Dr. Bayard, Crozer-Keystone Health System, Swarthmore College, Unity Center, Inc., Wallingford Community Arts Center, Widener University, and Yes We Can Achievement and Cultural Center

Location: Chester’s Corps Community Center, 151 West 15th Street, Chester, PA www.salvationarmyusa.org https://twitter.com/SalvationArmyUS

Contacts: Phil Pagliaro Salvation Army of Eastern PA & Delaware [email protected] 1 267 688 2438


Monday, Jan. 18 9:00 AM YouthBuild Philadelphia repaints community spaces at Dr. Ethel D. Allen Promise Academy – YouthBuild Philadelphia Charter School staff and students repaint stairwells, hallways and community spaces at Dr. Ethel D. Allen Promise Academy to honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Location: Dr. Ethel D. Allen Promise Academy, 3200 W. Lehigh Ave., Philadelphia, PA Philadelphia http://www.youthbuildphilly.org/

Contacts: Sarah Peterson YouthBuild Philadelphia Charter School Communications [email protected] 1 215 627 8671


Monday, Jan. 18 Martin Luther King Day – Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. Presidential Proclamation encourages Americans to observe the day with appropriate civic, community, and service projects in honor of Dr King, and to visit MLKDay.gov to find Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service projects across the country

Location: TBD

Contacts: TBD


Monday, Jan. 18 Annual Greater Philadelphia Martin Luther King Day of Service – Annual Greater Philadelphia Martin Luther King Day of Service – the largest Martin Luther King, Jr. Day event in the nation

Location: Philadelphia, PA Philadelphia http://www.mlkdayofservice.org/

Contacts: Greater Philadelphia Martin Luther King Day of Service [email protected] 1 215 851 1811


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