Hickory – The annual Spirit of King Award go to an individual, organization, and volunteer in our community who embodies the spirit of Dr. King’s legacy of inclusion of people of all races and cultures, making our community a better place to live for all people.Seeking Nominations For 2023 Spirit Of King Awards

Nominations will include contact information for the nominee as well as a description in 300 words or less of how the nominee has embodied the ideals of Dr. King. Nomination forms are available at the Patrick Beaver and Ridgeview libraries or by calling Morning Star First Baptist Church at 828-327-2067. Please submit nominations by mail to Spirit of King Committee, Morning Star First Baptist Church, 126 4th Ave SW, Hickory, NC 28602 or msfbc126@gmail.com

Nominations are welcome through January 4, 2023. The award is given as part of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. service on Sunday, January 15, 2023. This service is sponsored by the Hickory Area Ministers and the Greater Hickory Ministerial Alliance.