The 24th annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Remembrance March, sponsored by the University of Virginia’s College at Wise and others from the local community, will be held on Jan. 20, 2020 in Wise.

The theme of the event is “Beloved Community,” and Aaron T. Murphy, senior ,pastor of Thankful Baptist Church in Johnson City, Tennessee is the guest speaker. He is also CEO of Good Samaritan Ministries.

The event also featured the choir of Thankful Baptist Church.

Organizers are also hosting a free community dinner at Wise Baptist Church at 5:30 p.m. Following the dinner, the annual march will begin at 6:30 p.m. at Wise Baptist Church and will conclude at First Church of God. The program begins at the First Church of God at 7 p.m.