Office of Public Relations

Pomona, NJ† 08240


Wreath Laying Ceremony Commemorating the Death of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. to be Held at Civil Rights Garden in Atlantic City


Reception Immediately Following at Stocktonís Carnegie Library Center


Invitation to Cover

Thursday, March 31, 2005

Contact:†† Tim Kelly

††††††††††††††††† Stockton Public Relations

††††††††††††††††† (609) 652-4950


Atlantic City, NJ - On Monday, April 4, 2005, the New Jersey Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemorative Commission will hold a wreath laying ceremony commemorating the death of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.


The event is scheduled to begin at 11:00 a.m. at the Civil Rights Garden located next to the Carnegie Library Center in Atlantic City.  New Jersey Secretary of State, Regena L. Thomas, is scheduled to attend.


A reception will be held at the Carnegie Library Center immediately following the event.† There will also be an educational component at 1:00 p.m. in the Carnegie Center lecture hall for students from Atlantic City and Pleasantville High Schools.


The wreath laying ceremony and reception are free and open to the public.† For more information contact the New Jersey Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemorative Commission at 609-341-2737, or the Carnegie Library Center at 609-347-2165.


EDITORS NOTE - If you are interested in attending, you may contact Stockton Public Relations for a parking permit and directions.† The permit can be emailed or faxed.