By Clifford Buttram Jr. The MLK Club Annual Unity Day celebrations promote community awareness, camaraderie, and an opportunity to celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Each year, we host a Breakfast with the Clergy to start the celebration and to acknowledge and award our local clergy. Immediately following the breakfast, […]
Unity Day Celebration
By Clifford Buttram Jr. Special to Frost Illustrated From September 2013 to March 2014, I had the opportunity to work in Montgomery, Ala. During that time period, I was able to attend Dexter Avenue King Memorial Baptist Church and I subconsciously wondered from time to time what it was like in 1954 when Dr. King […]
‘30 Years of Service to the Community’ By Clifford Buttram Jr. Courtesy of the MLK Club Inc. FORT WAYNE—The Fort Wayne MLK Club Inc. is steadily preparing for its 30th Anniversary Unity Day celebration. As we celebrate 30 years of supporting the Fort Wayne community, we’d like to share our organizational history, mission, and achievements during […]
By Clifford Buttram Special to Frost Illustrated FORT WAYNE—The MLK Club of Fort Wayne is scheduled to present the 30th Anniversary Unity Day celebration on Jan. 19, 2015 at the Grand Wayne Center. Each year, we search for talent to participate and perform as part of the program. Perhaps you have the best gospel choir in […]
The MLK Club gave away four $1,000 scholarships to high school students Kalisha T. Goree, Brittni L. Clopton, Jenna L. Klinedinst and Tiara A. Poindexter.
The largest Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. celebration in the state of Indiana lived up to its name Jan. 20 as a record crowd attended the annual event honoring the slain civil rights activist.
An anonymous donor has agreed to pay the $5 entry fee for young people to the Unity Day Celebration, Jan. 20. the Youth Expo is scheduled to run from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.
The late George Smith was a pure example of living an unselfish life. The MLK Club will hold a tribute to Smith to celebrate his life and the many contributions he gave to various causes.