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28th Annual Martin Luther King Unity Celebration

January 15 @ 11:00 am

<h1 class="tribe-events-single-event-title">28th Annual Martin Luther King Unity Celebration</h1>

Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc., Iota Chi Lambda Chapter
28 th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr Virtual Unity Celebration
Saginaw, MI – December 7, 2023 – Iota Chi Lambda Chapter of Alpha Phi
Alpha Fraternity, Inc. in partnership with Delta College Black Faculty and
Staff is hosting the 28 th Annual Martin Luther King Jr Unity Celebration on
Monday January 15, 2024 at The Dow Event Center at 11:00 a.m. The theme
for this year’s celebration is “Living the Dream – It Starts with Me”.
Our keynote speaker for this Celebration is Mr. Robert “Bob” Johnson, editor
for The Saginaw News, MLive Media Group. Mr. Johnson is a community
activist and a past recipient of the Iota Chi Lambda chapter 2022 “Dr, MLK Jr
Unity Award”.

Historically, Iota Chi Lambda chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha presents its
community service awards to individuals and organizations for their service to
our community.  This year the Fraternity’s highest community awards, the Dr.
MLK Jr Community Service Award and Dr. MLK Jr Unity Award, and the Delta
College Black Faculty and Staff Association “Spirit of Dr. King Award” award
recipients will be revealed at the Unity Luncheon.
We are still soliciting the support of the community through the purchase of
Unity Celebration luncheon sponsorships. The sponsor levels are as follows:

1. Platinum Sponsor – $1000.00 and up (table of 8)
Full page ad (8.5” X 11”)
2. Gold Sponsor – $750.00 (6 tickets)
Full page ad
3. Silver Sponsor – $500.00 (4 tickets)
Full page ad
4. Bronze Sponsor – $250.00 (2 tickets)
Full page ad
5. Patron Sponsor – $50.00 No ad, name listed
6. Ad Only Sponsor – $100 (no ticket)

Individual tickets to attend this “in-person” luncheon are priced at $50 per adult and $20 for children 12 years of age and under. All ads should be 11” X 8.5”, full color and horizontal for optimum digital presentation.
“We are excited about this 28th commemorative event to recognize and celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr!” says Christopher Foxx, President of Iota Chi Lambda chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity. “Our Unity March which Dr. King and others civic leaders used to call attention to social injustices, will kick off the day of celebration. We expect about 100 students and staff representing middle school through college, local politicians, clergy and civic leaders to take the nearly one mile march from center Saginaw to The Dow Event Center. And our Unity Luncheon will showcase the local heroes that make our communities, state and our nation great! “
If you should have any questions, please contact either Samuel Coicou at (561) 856-9691 or Smallwood Holoman at (989) 859-2602.

Details

Date:
January 15
Time:
11:00 am
Event Category:

Venue

The Dow Event Center
303 Johnson Street
Saginaw, MI 48607
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