The Committee to Commemorate Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day will be hosting the 22nd Dr. King Commemoration on Sunday, January 18, at 6:30pm at the Lewisville High School Auditorium.  The theme this year is “Diversity: Our Beloved Community”. Mr. Krish Dhanam, will be the speaker, and entertainment will be provided by the Downing Middle School Orchestra; the Lewisville High School Choir and African American Step Team; an oration by Rev. Paul and students and the Servant House Children’s Choir.


Mr. Dhanam, a native of India, arrived in the United States, in 1986, with only nine dollars in his pocket and a desire to achieve the American Dream. In 1991, he became a member of the Zig Ziglar Corporation. With Zig Ziglar as a mentor, he learned firsthand the lessons from Ziglar’s book, See You at the Top and eventually became Vice President of Training Worldwide and Director of International Operations for Ziglar Training Systems. In addition to being a phenomenal motivational speaker and worldwide trainer, he is the author of the book, The American Dream: From an Indian Heart.


 Prizes will be awarded to the fourth through twelfth grade winners of the Dr. King Art and Essay Contests.  The winners’ art will be on display at the program and will later be displayed at the LISD Bolin Administration Building.  Excerpts from winners’ essays will also be displayed.  


The program is sponsored by:  The Town of Flower Mound, Lewisville Independent School District, Medical Center of Lewisville, Lewisville HS African American Club, Baha'is of Flower Mound, Davoodi Family Medicine, Tau Rho Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., The Greater Denton County Chapter of The Links, Inc., Vernell Gregg, JoAnn Weaver, Supercuts of Flower Mound-Lewisville, Masood-Buford Family, Saberre Law Firm, Mark Saunders and Joan Park-Saunders and Minuteman Press-Lewisville-Grapevine.


For Info. (972) 410-3682  Dr. Fariborz Davoodi, Chair     

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