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Lynchburg holding local tribute to March on Washington anniversary

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Lynchburg will be holding a local tribute to the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington today.

It's taking place at 7:00 p.m. at Providence Place on 400 Oakley Avenue.

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Mayor Gillette, former mayors of Lynchburg and other local major leaders will be in attendance.

Also will be a "passing of the torch" ceremony with children involved.

Event is an effort to combat violence and promote non-violent methods for social change
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