Postal Service Celebrates Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Congressman John Yarmuth and Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer to participate

January 10, 2018 



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Postal Service Celebrates Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

LOUISVILLE, KENTUCKY – In advance of the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday, the Louisville Post Office will host an event to honor Dr. King’s memory.  The event called, The Life, the Legacy, and the Vision of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., is scheduled for Friday, January 12, at 9:00 a.m. at the ElderServe Oak & Acorn Community Center, 631 S. 28th Street, Louisville, 40211.  3rd District Congressman John Yarmuth and Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer are scheduled to speak at the event.

Deacon James R. Turner, Pastoral Administrator at St. Martin de Porres and St. Augustine Catholic Church, will be the keynote speaker. 

The Postal Service will feature the Snowy Day stamps, which depict images of Peter, the little boy in Ezra Jack Keats’ beloved book by the same name. Peter was the first African American main character to be presented in a picture book.  Mayor Fischer will read from the book at the event. 

The Life, the Legacy, and the Vision of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr is sponsored by the Louisville Postmaster, the Martin Luther King, Jr. Station, and our friends at ElderServe.

The Kentuckiana District serves ZIP Codes 400-409, 411-427 in Kentucky and 471, 476-477 in southern Indiana.

The Postal Service receives no tax dollars for operating expenses and relies on the sale of postage, products and services to fund its operations.

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