Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration
On Monday, January 19th, South Bend Heritage will join the Martin Luther King Jr. Foundation of St. Joseph County to present the 29th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration. Highlights of the Celebration include the Community Service Recognition Breakfast, the Memorial March and the Youth Program. Each year the celebration brings thousands of people together to honor the legacy of Dr. King. We hope you will join us for this special Celebration. See information below for events throughout the day.
The events listed below are organized by the MLK Foundation of St. Joseph County and South Bend Heritage.
A special thank you to our sponsors for the 2015 Celebration:
Saint Joseph Regional Medical Center, 1st Source Bank, Memorial Hospital, University of Notre Dame, PNC Bank, African American Fund of the Community Foundation of St. Joseph County, KeyBank, Teacher’s Credit Union, South Bend Tribune, Urban Enterprise Association
Monday, January 19, 2015
“Keep Sight of the Dream”
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS –
Events listed take place at the Century Center (unless otherwise noted).
A complete listing of events including workshop times and topics view the (pdf) MLK Program Booklet 2015_activities .
7:30 a.m.—9:00 a.m.
DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING JR.
COMMUNITY SERVICE RECOGNITION BREAKFAST
Speaker: Dewan Simon
Century Center / Convention Hall A and B
Click here to download Breakfast and Ad Registration 2015
Click here to purchase tickets to the Breakfast online.
9:00 a.m.—4:00 p.m.
Century Center / Great Hall
9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m
South Bend Medical Foundation
Century Center / Bloodmobile
Sponsors: Delta Sigma Theta Sorority and the South Bend Medical Foundation
Organized by Kimberly Green Reeves @574-329-3150 and Debra Carroll @ 574-876-5876 (Delta Sigma Theta Sorority); Christina Tembo (Manager) / Melissa Newton (Blood Donor Recruiter) @ 574-234-4176 (South Bend Medical Foundation)
9:30 – 11:00 a.m.
11:30 a.m.—12:45 a.m.
TRADITIONAL MEMORIAL MARCH TO CENTURY CENTER
County City Building / Lobby—South Bend
1:30 p.m.—4:00 p.m.
3:00 p.m.—5:00 p.m.
YOUTH CULTURAL PROGRAM
2013 YOUTH COMMUNITY SERVICE AWARDS
Century Center / Bendix Theater
7:00 p.m.—9:00 p.m.
MARTIN LUTHER KING JR.
Honor Martin Luther King Jr.’s day with this concert featuring cellist Sterling Elliott, Junior Laureate Sphinx Competition winner, along with the combined voices of the IU South Bend choirs.
Organized by: South Bend Symphony
At IU South Bend – Northside Hall
Call IU Box Office 520-4203 for Tickets