Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

THE NWA Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. COUNCIL

PRESENTs

20th Annual Celebration

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday

2016 CALENDAR OF eVENTS

 

Theme: “Celebrating our Past, Recommitting to His Dream”

 

Friday, January 15th

“I Have A Dream Speeches”

4:30 – 6:00 P. M.

Co-sponsored by Bentonville Community Center

 

Saturday, January 16th

Community Service Project
Seven (7) Hills Day Center for the Homeless ~ 1555 W. MLK Blvd ~ Fayetteville, AR

9:00 a.m.

For Additional Information, contact John L Colbert at 479-435-1393

Co-sponsored by Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc.

Sunday, January 17th

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Service

St. James Missionary Baptist Church ~ 764 W. North Street ~ Fayetteville, AR

3:00 p.m.

Featured Speaker: Rev. Dr. Jeff Flannigan

Co-sponsored by Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc.

Monday, January 18th
MLK Dream Keepers’ Community Service Programs

Youth Prayer Breakfast

Open to any Youth in Northwest Arkansas

Please your children out so that they can fellowship with other youths in the community

Janelle Y. Hembree Alumni House ~ 491 N. Razorback Rd ~ Fayetteville, AR

8:00 a.m.

 

Youth Activity

Open to any Youth in Northwest Arkansas

Please your children out so that they can fellowship with other youths in the community

 

University of Arkansas HPER Building ~ Fayetteville, AR

9:30 a.m.
Co-sponsored by UA Intramural Sports and Intercollegiate Athletes

 

Monday, January 18th
MLK Freedom March

Corner of MLK Blvd & Razorback Road ~ Fayetteville, AR

11:15 a.m.

Inclement Weather Location: University of Arkansas Union – Verizon Ballroom

 

Noon-Day Vigil

University of Arkansas Union – Verizon Ballroom ~ Fayetteville, AR

12:00 noon

Sponsored by UA Associated Student Government & Black Students Association

 

ARVEST Service of Reflection

ARVEST Plaza, Downtown Location~ 75 North East Street~ Fayetteville, AR

2:00 p.m.

Featured Speaker: Mrs. Betty Davis, Retired Practical Nurse and Navy Veteran

 

20th Annual Recommitment Banquet

Tickets: Adult – $30 and Students – $15

Fayetteville Town Center ~ 15 West Mountain Street ~ Fayetteville, AR

7:00 p.m.

Keynote Speaker: Rosalind Brewer, Sam’s Club President

For more information about MLK events
visit: http://www.nwamlk.org

For additional information, contact

John L Colbert jcolbert78@gmail.com or Dr. Danielle L. Wood dlw11@uark.edu

 

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