Hanscom Air Force Base   Right Corner Banner
Join the Air Force

News > MLK to be remembered with breakfast, movies
 
Photos 
Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Remembrance
HANSCOM AIR FORCE BASE, Mass. – Senior Airman Reanatta Gammons (left) and members of the Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Remembrance committee present a proclamation to Col. Stacy L. Yike (right), 66th Air Base Group commander, declaring the third Monday of January as “Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s Day of Remembrance” at Hanscom. (U.S. Air Force photo by Rick Berry)
Download HiRes
MLK to be remembered with breakfast, movies

Posted 1/6/2011   Updated 1/6/2011 Email story   Print story

    


by Sarah Olaciregui
66th Air Base Group Public Affairs


1/6/2011 - HANSCOM AIR FORCE BASE, Mass. -- Several events will take place at Hanscom to honor and remember Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. just prior to the federal holiday on Jan. 17. A remembrance breakfast will take place at the Minuteman Club, the bowling alley and club will host several special lunches featuring southern cuisine specials and the club will also feature movies.

The Dr. Martin Luther King Day of Remembrance breakfast will be held in the club's Lincoln Ballroom on Jan. 14 at 8:30 a.m. The cost is $10 per person. During the breakfast, the national theme of: "Remember! Celebrate! Act! A Day On, Not A Day Off!" will be highlighted.

"Many times people just see Martin Luther King Day as another day off from work," said Senior Airman Reanatta Gammons, the observance organizer. "But we hope that during this breakfast people will take time to remember Dr. King and his many sacrifices toward equality."

In addition, on Jan. 7, 11 and 14 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. the bowling alley and club will have lunch specials, featuring southern cuisine. During lunch at the club, movies about or featuring Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. will be shown.

For further information or to register for the breakfast, contact Senior Airman Victoria Glynn at victoria.glynn@hanscom.af.mil or Airman Gammons at raenatta.gammons@hanscom.af.mil.



tabComments
No comments yet.  
Add a comment

 Inside Hanscom AFB

ima cornerSearch

tabMission NewsRSS feed 
Hanscom awards contract to improve deployable landing system capabilities

New interrogation system installed on AWACS, more in pipeline

AWACS reservists team up with E-3 program managers

New AFMC mission, vision statements emphasize agility

GPS technology helps Hanscom improve air traffic management

First installation complete on third largest AFWET upgrade

Hanscom lab enables connections

COBRA DANE team moves forward with radar's sustainment plan

tabHanscom NewsRSS feed 
AFLCMC-Hanscom August promotions

Air Force promotes fatigue countermeasures

Deployers, families recognized during heroes' homecoming  |  VIDEO

AF continues to work with DOD, OPM on cybersecurity incident

Hanscom Heroes Homecoming

Motorcycle rider courses offered to Airmen

Behavioral health services offered at base clinic

Master sergeant results announced

OPM acts to protect federal workers, others from cyber threats

Dwell time, PT exemptions for new AF mothers increase to 1 year

tabNews Briefs and HappeningsRSS feed 
Upcoming events

News in Brief

School Notes  1

tabCommentaryRSS feed 
Roadway responsibilities extend to all

Be proud of your role this Independence Day

tabPhoto FeatureRSS feed 
Photo feature: This week at Hanscom, July 31

tabFeaturesRSS feed 
Overcoming adversity leads to promising Air Force future  1

Airman grows family through international adoption


Site Map      Contact Us     Questions     USA.gov     Security and Privacy notice     E-publishing  
Suicide Prevention    SAPR   IG   EEO   Accessibility/Section 508   No FEAR Act