24th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Dream Walk Date Announced
Sumter, SC (12/15/2023) — The University of South Carolina Sumter has announced the date for the 24th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Dream Walk. The free community event will be held on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, Monday, January 15. The Dream Walk is a 3-mile walk starting and ending at the USC Sumter Nettles Building (near the corner of University Dr and Theater Dr). Registration for the walk will begin at 8:30 a.m. A program of celebration will be held at 9 a.m. and will include student presentations, Morris College Choir, and a speech from the walk's Grand Marshal, Selena Smith. The walk will begin after the program at 9:30 a.m.
The Dream Walk is organized by Central Carolina Technical College, Morris College, and USC Sumter. The committee's goal is to acknowledge and celebrate the meaning and purpose of the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday.
Participation in the day's events is free and open to the public. Commemorative t-shirts are available only online. Shirts may be purchased for $15 at Eventbrite (bit.ly/2024dreamwalk). Shirts that are ordered prior to December 25 will be available for pick-up the day of the walk.
"The committee is excited to once again host the Dream Walk," said Dream Walk Committee Chair, Alethia Hummel. "Every year we are honored to continue the tradition and celebrate the legacy of Dr. King."
For more information, please contact Alethia Hummel, USC Sumter, email@example.com or 803-938-3728.