Media Release

2010 Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration

Tuesday, January 12, 2010 12:15 PM

ALACHUA COUNTY, FL - Coordinated by the Martin Luther King, Jr., Commission of Florida, Inc., and co-sponsored by Alachua County, the 2010 celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in Gainesville and Alachua County is underway.

Established in 1985, the MLK Commission of Florida, Inc. has continued the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. by advocating and promoting, nonviolently, the elimination of poverty and racism, and has worked to promote social and economic justice in Alachua County and the State of Florida.

Click here to view the schedule for the 2010 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration.

The public is invited to attend these events.


  • Mark Sexton
  • Communications & Legislative Affairs Director
  • Phone: 352-374-5204
  • Cell: 352-283-2317

If you have a disability and need an accommodation in order to participate in a County program, service or public meeting, please contact the Alachua County Equal Opportunity Office at 352-374-5275 at least 2 business days prior to the event. TTY users please call 711 (Florida Relay Service).