Hendricks County Flyer, Avon, IN

April 1, 2013

Holocaust Day of Remembrance set for April 10


INDIANAPOLIS — The Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Indiana Holiday Commission, the Indiana Civil Rights Commission, the Indianapolis Jewish Community Relations Council, and the Bureau of Jewish Education recently announced that the 15th annual Holocaust Day of Remembrance: Honoring the Rescuers will be held at 12:30 p.m. April 10 in the Indiana Statehouse Rotunda in Indianapolis.

The program will be highlighted by a student presentation by the Hasten Hebrew Academy of Indianapolis (HHAI). The HHAI has served the Indianapolis community since 1971, offering an environment that fosters the religious, social, and academic growth of their students who range in age from 18 months to eighth grade.

The program will also include remarks by Indiana Gov. Mike Pence; Todd Maurer, president of the Indianapolis Jewish Community Relations Council; Clayton Graham, Esq., chairperson of the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Indiana Holiday Commission; and Jamal L. Smith, executive director of the Indiana Civil Rights Commission.

For more information, visit the website at http://www.in.gov/mlkihc/2364.htm. Those interested in attending should call 232-2651 or email bmeadows@icrc.in.gov.

The Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Indiana Holiday Commission was created by statute to commemorate the life and works of Dr. King. For information on year-round community service opportunities, visit the website at http://www.in.gov/ofbci/volunteer or http://www.mlkday.gov.