Memorial Chapel Sunday, January 15, 7:30pm
The 2012 Martin Luther King Day Celebration will kick-off Sunday at 7:30 p.m. with a special concert in the E&H Memorial Chapel. The concert, “One Song, Many Voices” will feature a variety of music from the African-American tradition including spiritual, gospel, jazz, blues and bluegrass.
Complete Schedule of MLK Day Related Events:
Saturday, Jan. 14
» Day of Service – Second Annual Souper Bowl Food Drive benefiting Feeding America Southwest Virginia. Food bins will be placed in the Van Dyke Center, Martin-Brock Student Center, King Center, Wiley Hall, McGlothlin-Street Hall, Kelly Library and the Memorial Chapel.
Sunday, Jan. 15
» Concert: One Song, Many Voices - 7:30 p.m., Memorial Chapel.
Monday, Jan. 16
» Keynote Address: "The voices and Dreams of a New Generation " Derick N. Ashong - 10 a.m. Memorial Chapel
» MLK Morning Breakout Events - 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., various locations.
» Celebration Lunch - 12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m., Van Dyke Hall
» MLK Event Breakout Session with Derrick Ashong - 2 p.m. - 3 p.m., M-S Hall 102
» MLK Day Celebration Dinner - 5 p.m. - 7 p.m., Van Dyke Hall*
»Slam Poetry Performance – The Mayhem Poets - 7:30 p.m., Wiley Auditorium
For more information about events included in the 2012 Martin Luther King Day Celebration please contact Mary K. Briggs at 276-944-6836 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.
*An additional cost will occur for community members who wish to attend.