Tag: unity day

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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University of St. Francis offering chance to participate in MLK Day activities

University of St. Francis offering chance to participate in MLK Day activities

| December 28, 2015

FORT WAYNE—While many schools and businesses in the area are taking the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday off as a holiday, the University of Saint Francis, in partnership with the YWCA, will take a different approach. Paying tribute to Dr. King through “A Day On, Not a Day Off” and a panel discussion […]

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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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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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Message from the president of the MLK Jr. Club

Message from the president of the MLK Jr. Club

| January 13, 2015

By Bennie J. Edwards Happy New Year and welcome to the 30th Annual MLK Unity Day Celebration.  “Thirty years of service to the community” is our theme this year.  To honor this milestone, we are offering free admission to the Unity Day Celebration. We will start the day with the Breakfast with the Clergy.  This event […]

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MLK Jr. Club Celebrates 30 years with free 2015 Unity Day admission

MLK Jr. Club Celebrates 30 years with free 2015 Unity Day admission

| December 10, 2014

By Clifford F. Buttram Jr. Special to Frost Illustrated FORT WAYNE—The MLK Jr. Club of Fort Wayne  is scheduled to celebrate its 30th Anniversary of community service by offering free admission to the 2015 Unity Day celebration. Our commitment to the community through these years has built a high level of appreciation for our guests, […]

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Youth Expo important part of MLK Club Unity Day Celebration

Youth Expo important part of MLK Club Unity Day Celebration

| January 16, 2014

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.

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Late civil rights pioneer George Smith to be honored by MLK Club

Late civil rights pioneer George Smith to be honored by MLK Club

| January 15, 2014

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.

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MLK Club set for big Unity Day

MLK Club set for big Unity Day

| January 7, 2014

Excitement is mounting, as the MLK Club prepares for the 29th annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Unity Day Celebration, scheduled for 10 p.m. to 4 p.m., Jan. 20.

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