The MLK Commission, in conjunction with the YWCA Wheeling hosts annually, The Project on Racism Essay Contest that honors the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., while encouraging grades K-12 students’ creativity through essay writing. This year, first, second and third place winners will be recognized and the first place winners will read their essays. The celebration will be held on Friday, April 28, 2017 at 3:30 PM in the Lower Rotunda of the State Capitol. Join Us and Take a Stand!
This event showcases the wide variety of attractions, activities, and events in the mountain state- from lodging and dining to outdoor recreation, culture and heritage. Contact Vicki Vaughan at 304-957-9225 or Meghan Smith at 304-957-9344 for more information.