Celebrating Dr. King’s Legacy: Robert Boucher’s Address at the 2024 MLK Luncheon

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On January 15, 2023, amidst the bitter cold of one of the city’s coldest days, the 32nd annual MLK Luncheon took place at the Peoria Civic Center, commemorating the enduring legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. The event’s distinguished guest speaker, Henry Louis Gates, a renowned scholar and filmmaker, shared insights into the power of genealogy and tracing one’s roots.

Robert Boucher, a highly regarded member of Peoria’s legal community, delivered a sincere and impactful address. Despite the cold, Boucher’s words resonated warmly with the audience as he reflected on Dr. King’s teachings. His presence at the luncheon reaffirmed his status as a local leader and a defender of civil rights.

Robert Boucher attends the MLK Luncheon in Peoria. Pictured with Chris McCall and Steve Kouri II.
Robert Boucher attends the MLK Luncheon in Peoria. Pictured with Chris McCall and Steve Kouri II.

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