Martin Luther King Jr’s birthday celebrated at The Old Bear in PMC

  • [Photo by Elke Heitmeyer]

    [Photo by Elke Heitmeyer]

By Elke Heitmeyer, for TME

A diverse crowd gathered at The Old Bear Bed & Breakfast in Pine Mountain Club on Sunday, Jan. 15, to celebrate Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday. Host Mel Weinstein presented elements of Dr. King’s work and life that are not widely known.

Mike Cram and Susan Amon of Artworks Community Gallery had chosen 10 excerpts from Dr. King’s speeches that were presented by different people who were present.

Jackie Ryan, a youth activist here on the mountain, was very moved by her piece, hoping that…(please see below to view full stories and photographs)

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Mary McDevit reads her selection from speeches by Martin Luther King Jr.

Professor Denise Norris, Mel & Kathleen Weinstein, Rev. Urie Norris at The Old Bear to celebrate Martin Luther King Jr’s birthday last Sunday

D’Andre, Jackie, David and Antonio Ryan

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This is part of the January 27, 2023 online edition of The Mountain Enterprise.

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