SENATOR GREG BALL ISSUES STATEMENT ON DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. DAY

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Brewster, N.Y. – 01/20/2014 – Senator Greg Ball (R, C, I – Patterson) issued the following statement in tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. day.

“Today, we pay tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., a true American hero who lead the civil rights movement and devoted his life to the fight for justice and equality. Dr. King forcefully and eloquently shared his dream for our country, and helped inspire a nation to grow and change for the better. We should continue to honor Dr. King’s service by reflecting upon his accomplishments and dedication to equality. This week, I challenge all New Yorkers to honor Dr. King’s legacy by doing at least one act of kindness or by taking part in a meaningful community service project,” said Senator Greg Ball.

For more information on how New York State is paying tribute to the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., please visit the New York State Dr. Martin Luther King Holiday Memorial Observance web site: http://www.nyking.org.

For more information, please contact jbachmei@nysenate.gov or (845) 531-9796

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About Greg Ball

Assemblyman Greg Ball (R, C, I – Patterson) is the Senator for New York State's 40th district. A former Vice President of Exceed International Development Corporation, Ball holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science from the United States Air Force Academy, is currently completing his Masters Thesis of Liberal Studies in International Affairs at Georgetown University, and received an honorable discharge in 2005 at the rank of Captain after service as an active duty officer in the United States Air Force. View all posts by Greg Ball →
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