A celebration of the life of Martin Luther King Jr. was held Jan. 13 in the Bill and Nancy Hughes Performing Arts Center at Ocean City High School.

Jim Mallon served as emcee, Rev. Marcia Stanford of Macedonia United Methodist Church was the keynote speaker, Michelle Harris Anderson sang "Lift Every Voice and Sing" and "We Shall Overcome," and community service awards were presented to Robert Rowell and Julia Wilson.

After the celebration a soul food dinner was served in the high school cafeteria.

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