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MLK tribute and health fair set in Bellevue on Jan. 17

“The Celebration of a Dream,” a tribute to the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. will be held from noon to 3 p.m. Jan. 17 at the Crossroads Bellevue Shopping Center's Market Stage. The annual event is free and will feature a variety of entertainment and a health fair.

Scheduled Entertainment:

12:30 p.m. - Nu Black Arts West Theatre;

1:15 p.m. - Filipinas Performing Arts of Washington State (FPAWS);

2 p.m. - Show Brazil

Health Fair

The health fair will include representatives from 10 nonprofit and public agencies in King County, and will provide attendees with information related to health issues and available community services. The purpose of the health fair is to provide information about community health resources and events that have an impact on all communities to assist in making informed health choices.

The health fair is sponsored by the Bellevue Alumnae Chapter of the Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., a non-profit organization predominately comprised of African American college-educated women who have been serving the Bellevue area since 1989.

The event is sponsored by the city of Bellevue Parks & Community Services Cultural Diversity Program, Crossroads Bellevue Shopping Center and the Bellevue Alumnae Chapter of the Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.

More information is available by contacting Kevin Henry at khenry@bellevuewa.gov or 425-452-7886.

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