Strength and Love

Postal art contest celebrates Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

January 08, 2018 @USPS

art work submitted by students from the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Elementary School

LOUISVILLE, KY — The Louisville Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Post Office Station, located at 2727 West Broadway, will display art work submitted by students from the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Elementary School as part of an art contest, sponsored by the Louisville Post Office.  The art will be displayed beginning Monday, January 8 through the end of the month.  The theme for the contest was “Strength and Love.” 

Three winning pieces, pictured above, were selected from the 17 entries in this year’s contest.  The winners will receive special recognition at the Postal Service Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration on Friday, January 12 at 9:00 a.m. at the Oak and Acorn Community Center, 631 South 28th Street, Louisville, in advance of the holiday. 

The Postal Service has a long history of partnering with the community to highlight important events in our nation’s history. 

According to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Elementary School Principal Stephanie White, “Our students are thrilled to participate in the Postal Service MLK Stamp Art Contest.  Named for Martin Luther King, Jr., our school has a daily focus on students displaying their leadership throughout the building and our community.  The contest provided a wonderful opportunity to merge our students’ leadership skills with their love and talents for artistic expression.  We greatly appreciate the collaboration with the MLK Post Office and hope to build upon our community partnership moving forward.  I also would like to thank our art teacher, Mr. Stuart Sollman, for his guidance with this project.”

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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