Annual Martin Luther King Service January 20

Meredith College will hold a worship service in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., on Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2010, at 10 a.m. in Jones Chapel.

The Martin Luther King, Jr. chapel service is an annual event at Meredith College. It is sponsored by the Meredith College Association for Cultural Awareness’ Black Student Union Committee (BSU).

Students and Chaplain Sam Carothers will lead the service. Highlights of this year’s service include a tribute presented by Katelyn Moore, ’10, and a panel discussion that celebrates the life and legacy of the civil rights leader. Bria’ Gilchrist, ’10, Pajhuab A. Lee, ’13, and Niki Paganelli, ’13, will lead the panel discussion. Other service leaders include Sherri S. Alston, ’10, and Amirah Lane, ’10.

The Meredith College Student Government Association will be collecting donations at the service for its Change for Change in Haiti, a fundraiser that will take place Wednesday, Jan. 20 from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

This program qualifies as an academic/cultural event for general education.

The service is free and open to the public. For more information, contact Tomecca Sloane, director of commuter life and diversity programs, at (919) 760-8523.

Date Submitted: 2010-01-13

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