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Young Minority Leaders to embark on road trip to D.C. to honor 50th anniversary of March on Washington

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COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) -

The Young Minority Leaders and Georgia Conference of the NAACP will embark on a road trip to Washington D.C. in honor of the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington and Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s "I Have A Dream" speech.

The bus will depart from in front of Citizens Trust Bank on Macon Road in Columbus on Friday August 23 at 6 p.m. It will also stop by the King Center in Atlanta en route to D.C.

Tickets for the trip start at $160 and include the bus ride to and from D.C., a shared hotel room at DoubleTree by Hilton in D.C., and a T-shirt.

You must be at least 18 years old or traveling with a parent or guardian to go. The deadline to purchase tickets is Wednesday August 21 at 5 p.m.

For more information please call 706-405-5785.

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