Dr. Dennis L. Carpenter, Lee’s Summit R-7 School District superintendent, will present the keynote address at the annual Lee’s Summit Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration. The community event will begin at 6 p.m. Jan. 15 at The Pavilion at John Knox Village, 520 NW Murray Road. A pre-show event will be held from 5 to 6 p.m.
Several Lee’s Summit R-7 school groups will perform at the celebration, including the Pleasant Lea Elementary Choir, the Lee’s Summit R-7 Faculty Quartet and the Lee’s Summit High School Choir. The event is free and open to the public.
This annual event is planned by the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration Planning Committee and is one of the key activities of the City of Lee’s Summit’s Human Relations Commission. For more information about the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration, contact the City of Lee’s Summit at (816) 969-1010.