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2010-06-17 15:21:00

Significant Minority and Women-Owned Business Enterprise (MWBE) Participation on Project WASHINGTON, June 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The MTTG design/build joint venture team comprised of McKissack & McKissack, Turner Construction Company and its subsidiary Tompkins Builders and the Gilford Corporation, have announced construction is progressing with significant participation of minority and women-owned business enterprise (MWBE) firms on the Washington, DC Martin Luther King, Jr....

2005-10-21 08:14:18

LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - "Star Wars" director George Lucas has made a $1 million contribution to help build a memorial to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on the Mall in Washington, it was announced Thursday. The filmmaker will serve as a co-host November 19 at the Dream Dinner in San Francisco to raise funds and heighten visibility for the MLK National Memorial. Reuters/Hollywood Reporter

2005-10-21 01:53:19

LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - "Star Wars" director George Lucas has made a $1 million contribution to help build a memorial to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on the Mall in Washington, it was announced Thursday. The filmmaker will serve as a co-host November 19 at the Dream Dinner in San Francisco to raise funds and heighten visibility for the MLK National Memorial. Reuters/Hollywood Reporter

2005-07-26 18:13:35

By Richard Cowan WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Construction of a memorial honoring slain U.S. civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. would get a boost under legislation approved on Tuesday by congressional negotiators to inject $10 million in public matching funds for the project. Under a deal crafted by negotiators from the Senate and House of Representatives, the federal government would contribute $10 million to help build the memorial in Washington if a private foundation raises an...


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