Oak Crest to Commemorate the Civil Rights Movement and Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. at Breakfast Event

PARKVILLE, MD---Residents, employees and special guests of Oak Crest, the Erickson Living retirement community, will commemorate the Civil Rights Movement and Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. at an intergenerational breakfast celebration to be held on January 22nd at 9am. Oak Crest is honored to announce that civil rights activist Rev. Cortly C.D. Witherspoon, Sr. will provide the keynote address.  Rev. Witherspoon serves as Assistant Pastor of Faith Church in Baltimore and President of the Greater Baltimore Chapter of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference. The event will also feature inspirational musical performances from soloist Devonna B. Rowe as well as the Friends of the Baltimore City College Choir, under the direction of Marcus D. Smith. WHAT:   Civil Rights Movement and Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemoration WHEN:   Wednesday, January 22, 2014, 9:00am WHERE:  Oak Crest retirement community, Erickson Conference Center in Crestview Station, 8800 Walther Boulevard, Baltimore, MD 21234 For more information, please contact Jeff Getek, public affairs manager, at 410-456-9809 or jeffrey.getek@erickson.com. About Oak Crest:  Oak Crest is one of seventeen continuing care retirement communities managed by Erickson Living.  Located in Parkville, Maryland, the scenic 87-acre campus is home to more than 2,100 residents.  Oak Crest is the ideal greater Baltimore retirement destination offering a true sense of community, convenience beyond compare and a sensible financial structure.

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