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Local Group To Be Part Of March On Washington

Local Group To Be Part Of March On Washington

A local group will be among those attending this Saturday’s commemoration of the 1963 march on Washington. City Councilor Kristin Szakos will board a bus along with dozens of others for the 50th anniversary of the rally and speech by Dr. Martin Luther King at the┬áMarch for Jobs and Freedom.┬áThe bus leaves at 5:30 a.m. Saturday from Charlottesville High School and returns by 6 p.m. Fare for the trip is $32 per person and seats will be reserved on a first-paid basis. Reservations must be made by Wednesday, August 21st. For more information, call local NAACP President M. Rick Turner at 979-2786.