Click here to respond and RSVP if you haven't already. It's not too late to get a ticket in advance. Below please find the schedule for the event on Sunday. We're expecting a large crowd and great speakers who will energize us for campaign 2014, and recognize the legacy of activism in civil rights and social justice of Reverend Howard Haywood.
- Sunday, October 5, 11:30 am to 2:30 pm, American Legion Post 440 295 California Street in Newton. Please click here for details.
Schedule: 11:30 am - doors open, 12:00 noon - event formally begins and food is served, 12:45 pm - speaking program begins with Congressman Kennedy, Chairman McGee, Mayor Warren and Reverend Haywood1:15 pm speaking program ends, 2:30 pm - event ends
Reverend Howard Haywood
Myrtle has led the Newton community in raising funds to help rebuild a church in Arkansas that was destroyed in the southern church burnings and supplying food, clothing and Christmas gifts to the victims of hurricane Katrina. The church was also the originator of the annual Citywide Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Celebration.