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August 15, 2011

Mayor Vincent C. Gray and Other Officials to Outline Logistics for King Memorial Dedication Events 

Multiple Events Leading to Opening of Martin Luther King, Jr. National Memorial

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WHAT/WHO: Mayor Vincent C. Gray, Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority General Manager and CEO Richard Sarles and Martin Luther King, Jr. National Memorial Foundation President & CEO Harry E. Johnson, Sr. will outline how District and regional officials are coordinating logistical plans for the events surrounding the August 28th dedication of the Martin Luther King, Jr. National Memorial.

WHEN: Tuesday, August 16, 2011
             10:00 A.M.

WHERE: John A. Wilson Building, Room G-9
1350 Pennsylvania Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20004

BACKGROUND:
Hundreds of thousands of local residents and visitors will be attending events surrounding the upcoming dedication of the King Memorial. Mayor Gray and transportation, public safety and public health officials are coordinating plans to handle the visitors and ensure safety, order and a positive experience for all.