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 March for Jobs and Freedom. The 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.
Local Group To Be Part Of March On Washington