Lillian McMorris selected as Grand Marshall for the 2013 Las Vegas Martin Luther King, Jr. Parade

»Posted by on Sep 24, 2012 in Information, Lillian's Blog | 0 comments

The Annual 2013 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Parade Monday, January 21, 2013 – Downtown Las Vegas Grand Marshal Selected   The Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Committee of Las Vegas will be celebrating the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with its 31st Annual Birthday Celebration Parade.  The Committee was founded in November 1981 celebrating the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. by keeping the dream alive.  We cordially invite the Las Vegas community to join us in this celebration at the largest parade in the state of Nevada to be held in downtown Las Vegas. The 2013 Theme is “Living the Dream: Dream with a Vision; Live with a Purpose.”  The Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Committee of Las Vegas is proud to announce that longtime community servants Lillian McMorris and Reverend Dr. Marion Bennett will serve as the Grand Marshals for the upcoming 31st annual MLK Parade and King Week celebration.   For the first time in the parade’s history a public entity will serve as the Honorary Grand Marshal; KCEP Power 88 has been selected for that honor as they celebrate their 40th year of broadcasting. All of our Grand Marshals were selected because of their commitment to our community.  Freedom, equality and justice were tenets that our founding fathers embraced and we celebrate as a community to demonstrate our continued commitment to those values.  The 31st annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Parade will be held on Monday, January 21, 2013 in downtown Las Vegas beginning at 10:00am More information about the parade and the week of events can be obtained on the website (,  or by calling Wendell P. Williams at (702) 498-5888 or...

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The Obama Power Hour Countdown to Democratic Victory 2012 – Friday, June 29, 2012

»Posted by on Jun 27, 2012 in Calendar, Host & MC, Information | 0 comments

Obama Power Hour Fridays at Mr. B’s, Las Vegas New Political Power Spot POWER WEEK 19 AND COUNTING TO DEMOCRATIC VICTORY 2012 (June 2012 Las Vegas, NV) The Official Power Hour Countdown to Democratic Victory on November 6, 2012. A Victory Countdown Power Toast will be led by Clark County Commissioner Lawrence Weekly, the Evening’s Honorary Power Host, U. S. Senator Richard Bryan and Mike Vaswani, President of the Asian American Group are the Evening’s Honorary Power Guests. Come out and join the excitement; network and show your support of our Candidates and to Democratic Victory 2012. When: Friday, June 29, 2012 (Chamber Friday) 5:30pm Toast Time Where: Mr. B’s Bar, Grill & Ristorante (Las Vegas New Spot for Power Gatherings) 3824 Paradise Rd., Las Vegas Nevada ( Just South of Twain) Host & Emcee: Ms Lillian McMorris, Las Vegas’ Ultimate TV Personality Power Presenter: Yvette Williams, Chair, Clark County Democratic Black Caucus Purpose: To galvanize, energize, educate and bring focus to the democratic power base in Southern Nevada while providing a weekly productive platform “in support of President Obama” and for Nevada’s Democratic candidates running for political office and Nevada’s business community looking to power network and meet new power players. Invited Labor Organizations (partial list) Nevada State AFLCIO International Union of Operating Engineers Local 3 Clark County Firefighters Local 1908 United Food and Commercial Workers 7111 Communication Workers of America District 9 International Association of Firefighters Local 2599 International Association of Painters and Allied Craft Culinary Workers Union 226 International brotherhood of Teamsters Local 995 SEIU Local 1107 Southern Nevada Building Trade Council United Steel Workers of America local 4856 United Auto Workers Local 2162 AFSCME Carpenters Local 1977 Clark County Education Association Transport Workers 721 IBEW 357 FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT: Lillian McMorris...

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