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Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc., Iota Chi Lambda Chapter – 26th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr “Hybrid” Unity Birthday Celebration

The Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial is seen Monday, Aug. 22, 2011 in Washington, ahead of its dedication next weekend. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

Iota Chi Lambda Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. in partnership with Delta College Black Faculty and Staff is hosting the 26th Annual Martin Luther King Jr “Hybrid” Unity Celebration on Monday January 17, 2022 with in-person gathering at The Dow Event Center and virtual presentation via FACEBOOK Live beginning at 11:00 a.m. The theme for this year’s celebration is “21st Century Reconstruction – Using Dr. King’s Dream to Reset…”. 

The Unity March will gather @9:45 a.m. at the corner of Hayden Street and Franklin Street and proceed to The Dow Event Center for a brief program.

Our guest speaker for this celebration is Dr. Dawn Hinton, Director for the Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning at Saginaw Valley State University. The theme “21st Century Reconstruction – Using Dr. King’s Dream to Reset… ”, seeks to raise awareness and offer potential solutions to current matters reminiscent of the social and economic challenges faced by our nation, the state of Michigan and communities during the Reconstruction Era.

This year, Iota Chi Lambda chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha will present the Chapter’s highest community awards to two outstanding Saginaw residents and community leaders. The Dr. MLK Jr Community Service Award will be presented to Robert “Bob” Johnson of MLive media and the Dr. MLK Jr Unity Award to Dr. Mamie Thorns from Saginaw Valley State University. 

Also, Delta College Black Faculty and Staff Association will present the “Spirit of Dr. King Award” to Ms. Lula R. Woodard, Adjunct Professor in the English Division.

Tickets are still available and can be purchased with members of the Fraternity or you can contact Eddie Foxx, President of Iota Chi Lambda chapter at (989)860-4146.

Persons interested in viewing the virtual program, can find us on FACEBOOK at the following link:   https://www.facebook.com/SaginawAlphas

January 17 @ 9:45 am - 1:00 pm
The Dow Event Center
303 Johnson Street
Saginaw, MI 48607

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