U.S. Rep. Marcia L. Fudge to Deliver Keynote Address at Cleveland Clinic’s 29th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration

Virtual event will honor the late civil rights leader

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U.S. Rep. Marcia L. Fudge

Cleveland Clinic will honor the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with a virtual program during its 29th annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Celebration.

Tom Mihaljevic, M.D., CEO and President of Cleveland Clinic, will provide remarks. U.S. Rep. Marcia L. Fudge, who represents Ohio’s 11th congressional district, will be the keynote speaker.

The theme of this community celebration is based on a quote by Dr. King: “Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.”

The program will feature a musical performance by violinist Obed Shelton, along with interfaith reflections by the Rev. Amy Greene from the Cleveland Clinic Center for Spiritual Care, and Navneet Majhail, M.D., Vice Chair of the Cleveland Clinic Department of Hematology-Oncology.

The pre-recorded program will last approximately 30 minutes. RSVP by Wednesday, Jan. 13, at https://2021mlkdayofcelebration.splashthat.com

What: Cleveland Clinic’s 29th annual Martin Luther King Jr. celebration
When: Friday, Jan. 15, 2021, 8 a.m.
Who: Tom Mihaljevic, M.D., CEO and President of Cleveland Clinic;

U.S. Rep. Marcia L. Fudge

Where: RSVP by Wednesday, Jan. 13, at this link: https://2021mlkdayofcelebration.splashthat.com


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