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Martin Luther King committee to host civil rights trail trip

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WAKE FOREST — The Wake Forest Martin Luther King committee is seeking applicants from people interested in traveling to Georgia and Alabama in March to visit sites significant to the civil rights movement.

The Civil Rights Freedom Trail Tour will mark the 25th anniversary of the Wake Forest MLK committee. Interested participants are asked to apply quickly. The group is also seeking sponsorships that will fund the trip for 20 area students.

The tour will be March 2-5 and include stops at historical sites connected to King’s life in Atlanta, Georgia and in Selma and Montgomery, Alabama. The tour coleader will be Rev. Ken Steigler from Wake Forest.

The cost is $225 for students and $325 for adults. Costs include breakfast, lunch and hotel.

Anyone interested in joining or sponsoring a student should contact MLK Committee chairman James Grant at 973-580-2470.