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News Release

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Thursday, January 7, 2010

MLK Day event at Crossroads Bellevue

"Celebrating the Dream," a tribute to the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., will be held on Monday, Jan. 18, from noon to 3 p.m. at the Crossroads Bellevue Shopping Center.

The event is free and will feature a variety of entertainment and a health fair. It takes place at the Market Stage of Crossroads Bellevue, located at 156th Avenue Northeast and Northeast Eighth Street.

Scheduled Entertainment:

  • Eastside Dream Elite Cheer (youth cheer musical routines): 12:30 p.m.
  • Ocheami  (African drum and dance): 1 p.m.
  • Hip Hop Handbook (Rap and Hip Hop Dance): 1:40 p.m.
  • Sonny Byers Band (Old School Classic Rhythm and Blues): 2:20 p.m.

Health Fair
Also featured at the event will be a health fair with more than 15 representatives from nonprofit and public agencies in King County. The purpose of the health fair is to provide information about community health resources, services and events that will help all communities make informed health choices.

The health fair is sponsored by the Bellevue Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc., a non-profit organization predominately comprised of African American, college-educated women who have been serving the Bellevue area since 1989.

Other event sponsors are the City of Bellevue Parks & Community Services Cultural Diversity Program and Crossroads Bellevue Shopping Center.

For more information, contact Kevin Henry at khenry@bellevuewa.gov or call 425 452-7886.

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Contact Information

Parks & Community Services, Cultural Diversity
450 110th Ave. NE
P.O. Box 90012
Bellevue, WA 98009
Contact: Kevin Henry
Phone: 425-452-7886
E-mail: khenry@bellevuewa.gov
Contact: Callie Shanafelt
Phone: 425-452-7922
E-mail: cshanafelt@bellevuewa.gov

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