Maine King Day events on tap

The Associated Press
Posted Jan. 15, 2012, at 9:56 a.m.

AUGUSTA, Maine — Martin Luther King Day will be marked with a number of events in Maine, where the civil rights leader’s birthday is also officially observed. State and federal offices are closed on Monday.

In York, a Martin Luther King Day of Service will be held by the Diversity Forum. The featured speaker, Katrina Hoop, is a professor at St. Joseph’s College in Standish.

In Orono, the Greater Bangor Area NAACP will hold a breakfast celebration at the University of Maine. A King Day breakfast celebration will be held Monday in Portland’s Holiday Inn by the Bay, and Gov. Paul LePage will attend a King Day breakfast in Waterville.

Events started off this weekend in Portland, where a community dialogue and march were set for Saturday and a music and gospel concert for Sunday evening.

 

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