Visitors enjoyed a soup dinner followed by a presentation. Rev. Bradley Walker of First Presbyterian Church welcomed guests and gave the Invocation to begin the celebration. Hundreds of people applauded when Alexis Jones sang the "Star Spangled Banner" and they chimed in to "Lift Every Voice" and "We Shall Overcome".
Washburn University President Jerry Farley was the guest speaker. His message was that education encourages change.
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For more information about the Whose Dream Is It? Coalition call (785) 232-4388. The coalition focuses on facing the challenge of living and promoting the dream of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. among all faiths of people.