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Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration

 

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On Monday, January 16th, South Bend Heritage will join the Martin Luther King Jr. Foundation of St. Joseph County to present the 31st 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 2017 Celebration:

GOLD: University of Notre Dame
Silver: Saint Joseph Health System, 1st Source Bank
Bronze: Notre Dame Federal Credit Union, South Bend Tribune, African-American Fund of the Community Foundation of St. Joseph County
Patron:  Horizon Bank, KeyBank, Lake City Bank, Urban Enterprise Association, I&M/AEP
More to Come!

Monday, January 16, 2017

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS –

Listed below is the schedule of events for the Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Celebration. MLK Program Book Coming Soon.

7:30 a.m.—9:00 a.m.

DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING JR.
COMMUNITY SERVICE RECOGNITION BREAKFAST

Speaker: Darryl Heller, Director, IUSB Civil Rights Heritage Center

Century Center / Convention Hall A and B

Breakfast Ticket Info:

General tickets are $25. Early bird tickets and discounted tickets for children are also available online only! All tickets must be purchased by January 11, 2017.

To Purchase Breakfast Tickets: Choose one of the three options below:

  1. Purchase Online or
  2. Download, complete and mail back Breakfast Ticket Form 2017 or
  3. Email jessicakitchens@sbheritage.org with Name, contact information and number of tickets requested.

Or call 574-289-1066 ext. 214 or email jessicakitchens@sbheritage.org

9:00 a.m.—4:00 p.m.

EXHIBITS/VENDORS
Century Center / Great Hall

 

9:30 – 11:00 a.m. 

MORNING WORKSHOPS: Coming Soon!

11:45 a.m.—12:45 a.m.

TRADITIONAL MEMORIAL MARCH TO CENTURY CENTER
County City Building / Lobby—South Bend

1:00 p.m.—4:00 p.m.

AFTERNOON WORKSHOPS: Coming Soon!

3:00 p.m.—5:00 p.m.

YOUTH CULTURAL PROGRAM
2016 YOUTH COMMUNITY SERVICE AWARDS
Century Center / Bendix Theater

7:00 p.m.—9:00 p.m.

MARTIN LUTHER KING JR.
CELEBRATION CONCERT
Honor Martin Luther King Jr.’s day with this concert.

Organized by: South Bend Symphony & Indiana University South Bend

Location: Morris Performing Arts Center

Click Here for Ticket Information