Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer welcomes Y'all to the City Beautiful's holiday weekend tribute to the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Create: Fri, 01/14/2022 - 18:17
Author: Sera King

By SERA KING / Headline Surfer

ORLANDO, Fla. -- It's all about the celebration of the life and death of Dr. Martin Lurther King, Jr. on this truly American holiday weekend and Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer and city dignitaries hope that Y'all will be a part of the festivities.

 • Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Parade Showcase

11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 15, at the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts, 445 South Magnolia Ave, Orlando. Mayor Buddy Dyer will join the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Commission and the Southwest Orlando Jaycees for a parade showcase that will feature dance, community organizations, drumlines, music, artistic expression, and more. 

• Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Commission’s Great Day of Service

9 a.m. Monday, Jan. 17, Lake Fran, 4724 Raleigh St. Mayor Dyer will join the Martin Luther King, Jr. Commission to help beautify Lake Fran and the surrounding trails that lead to the Carver Shores neighborhood.   

FAST FACTS: For more than three decades, the Mayor’s Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Commission has joined with corporate and community partners to plan a variety of programs and events, through the mission to strengthen the community by promoting Dr. King's legacy of service, equality, justice, peace, respect, and inclusion for all. 

Editor's Note: Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, events are subject to change. For the latest event updates, please visit: orlando.gov/Our-Government/Mayor-City-Council/Buddy-Dyer/Mayors-Committees/Dr.-Martin-Luther-King-Jr.-Commission/Events .

Sera King bio / Headline SurferAbout the Byline Writer: Sera King is associate publisher of Headline Surfer, the award-winning 24/7 internet news outlet in Lake Mary, FL serving greater Orlando, Sanford, and Daytona Beach via HeadlineSurfer.com since 2008. She's also a byline writer (business, community & sports features), a videographer, and a cartoonist for the media outlet. King received her bachelor's degree in Business Administration from the Metro Orlando Campus of Ana G. Mendez University in 2008. Headline Surfer is published by Henry Frederick, Central Florida's award-winning journalist.