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MLK concludes enlightening trip to D.C, with Stutzman-led Capitol tour

MLK concludes enlightening trip to D.C, with Stutzman-led Capitol tour

| July 1, 2016

By Clifford F. Buttram Jr. Special to Frost Illustrated The Martin Luther King Jr. Club Inc of Fort Wayne conducted a bus tour of Washington, D.C. from June 17 through June 19 that included a special tour of the U.S. Capitol conducted by Indiana Congressman Marlin Stutzman. The club began planning the trip in November […]

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Spotlight on MLK Club Breakfast with the Clergy, Unity Day 2016

Spotlight on MLK Club Breakfast with the Clergy, Unity Day 2016

| February 3, 2016

By Jeanie Summerville    What’s up, babies? It pleases me to bring to you this week’s spotlight because we’re going to share a great deal of beauty that happened Monday, Jan. 18, 2016 at Grand Wayne Center for Dr. King’s Day. It all started at 8 a.m., with the eighth annual Breakfast with the Clergy […]

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Recognizing importance, prominence of the Dr. King Holiday

Recognizing importance, prominence of the Dr. King Holiday

| January 12, 2016

By Clifford F. Buttram Jr. Special to Frost Illustrated Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s work, 1955-1965 Undoubtedly, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. changed America’s moral, constitutional and social heading in the span of 10 years. From 1955 to 1965, his tireless efforts are still not fully understood nor are they properly framed for us to […]

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2016 MLK Club Clergy of the Year; clergy inspirational speaker

2016 MLK Club Clergy of the Year; clergy inspirational speaker

| January 6, 2016

Pastor Anthony Payton, Pastor Robert Bell at forefront of MLK event Courtesy of the MLK Club Board of Directors FORT WAYNE—The Martin Luther King (MLK) Jr. Club is a non-profit organization and was founded in 1986 by the late Glyn R. Gleason. It was organized to celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther […]

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31st Annual MLK Club Unity Day guest speaker, Breakfast with the Clergy set forJan. 18, 2016

31st Annual MLK Club Unity Day guest speaker, Breakfast with the Clergy set forJan. 18, 2016

| December 23, 2015

Courtesy of MLK Club Board members FORT WAYNE—The Martin Luther King (MLK) Jr. Club is a non-profit organization and was founded in 1986 by the late Glyn R. Gleason. It was organized to celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and to promote education, literacy, ethnic and cultural diversity. The organization’s […]

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MLK, Jr. Club Inc. 19th Annual ‘Santa On Tour’ at Renaissance Pointe YMCA

MLK, Jr. Club Inc. 19th Annual ‘Santa On Tour’ at Renaissance Pointe YMCA

| December 1, 2015

Courtesy of the MLK Jr. Club Inc. Board FORT WAYNE—As we enter into the 2015 Holiday season, the MLK Jr. Club Inc. is scheduled to host its 19th Annual “Santa On Tour” and Trolley Ride on Dec. 12. The event will commence at the Renaissance Pointe YMCA on 2323 Bowser Ave., from 12 p.m. to 2 […]

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The Women In NAACP (WIN) 5th Annual Back to School Picnic set for Aug. 1

The Women In NAACP (WIN) 5th Annual Back to School Picnic set for Aug. 1

| July 27, 2015

By Sheila Curry-Campbell Special to Frost Illustrated FORT WAYNE—It is “that” time of year again. Students are heading back to school and it’s hard to determine who is more excited, the students or the Women In NAACP (WIN)! “A student that’s prepared for school, when they enter that first day with the resources they need, […]

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Spotlight on Attorney Richard W. Swanson—for being there when we needed him

Spotlight on Attorney Richard W. Swanson—for being there when we needed him

| February 4, 2015

  By Jeanie Summerville What’s up, babies? Still continuing the beauty, into Black History Month, we bring to you this week’s spotlight and as he shared some of personal life experiences, as well as, some experiences with the late George Smith. Just sit back, relax and feel the love. This is what was said: “Hello, […]

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MLK Jr. Club thanks community for successful 30th Unity Day Celebration

MLK Jr. Club thanks community for successful 30th Unity Day Celebration

| January 30, 2015

By Clifford F. Buttram Jr. The Fort Wayne MLK Jr. Club Inc. would like to thank the community for their attendance and participation in our 30th Anniversary celebration. Each year, we build on successes that first, honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., and second that promote, support and foster collaboration with the Fort Wayne community. This […]

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2015 MLK Club Unity Day guest speakers; Breakfast with the Clergy

2015 MLK Club Unity Day guest speakers; Breakfast with the Clergy

| January 14, 2015

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, […]

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