DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. COMMITTEE P.O. BOX 270096 LAS VEGAS, NEVADA 89127-0027 702-498-5888 www.KingWeekLasVegas.comFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 10, 2012 The Annual 2013 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Parade Monday, January 21, 2013 - Downtown Las Vegas Grand Marshals and Theme Selected(September 2012, Las Vegas, NV) The Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Committee of Las Vegas will be celebratingthe life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with its 31st Annual Birthday Celebration Parade. The Committee wasfounded in November 1981 celebrating the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. by keeping the dream alive.We cordially invite the Las Vegas community to join us in this celebration at the largest parade in the state ofNevada to be held in downtown Las Vegas.The 2013 Theme will be “Living the Dream: Dream with a Vision; Live with a Purpose.” The Dr. MartinLuther King Jr. Committee of Las Vegas is proud to announce that longtime community servants LillianMcMorris and Reverend Dr. Marion Bennett will serve as the Grand Marshals for the upcoming 31st annualMLK Parade and King Week celebration. For the first time in the parades history a public entity will serve asthe Honorary Grand Marshal; KCEP Power 88 has been selected for that honor because they are currentlycelebrating 40 years of broadcasting and community service. All of our Grand Marshals were selected becauseof their commitment to our community. Freedom, equality and justice were tenets that our founding fathersembraced and we celebrate as a community to demonstrate our continued commitment to those values. The31st annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Parade will be held on Monday, January 21, 2013 in downtown LasVegas beginning at 10:00amParade applications to participate in the parade may be picked up at the William U. Pearson CommunityCenter, KCEP Power 88 or on line at www.kingweeklasvegas.comMore information about the parade and the week of events can be obtained on the website or by callingWendell P. Williams at (702) 498-5888 or 888-987-2221.