9th Annual MLK Freedom Celebration Jan-14-15 in Camden
The African American Historical Commission of Camden will hold its 9th Annual MLK
Freedom Celebration on Jan 14-15, according to a press release.
This year, the event will feature a Day of Praise at Greater New Calvary COGIC in Camden. Ark., at 3:45PM on Jan. 14. This event will feature the first performance from the MLK Mass MaleChorus - men from the male choruses of Mt. Gillard, Pilgrim Rest, St. Paul, Hickory Ridge and more. Also performing during the event is author and gospel recording artist Jennifer Page, COGIC Jurisdiction Four Choir director Harold Wade Senior along with AAHCC Hall of Famers evangelist Sheila Torrence Staten and vocalist Laura Heard.
Also during the program, AAHCC will present the MLK AWARDS and inductions into their Hall of Fame Class of 2018.
MLK 2018 AWARDS
Bernice Calahan Clary Service Award
MLK Spirit Award
MLK Lifetime Achievement Award
MLK Timeless Dreamer Award
Willie Charles Cole
Hall of Fame Inductees for 2018
Education – Artie Furlow
Government/Law Enforcement – Charles Reed and Billy Seals
Spiritual/Religion - Rev. H.E. Anderson and Bishop Wallace Johnson
Historic Institutions – St. James A.M.E. Church- Camden
Good Home– Ouachita County
Community Service – Rev. and Mrs. Kevin Tate
Music – SheilaTorrence and Laura Heard
Sports – Tyree Webster
1969 Lincoln HIigh School Basketball Championship Team
Bisiness – Alvernon McHenry
Sports and Business - James Thrower
The event will be free of charge and the community of Camden is encouraged to attend this very special event.