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MLK Dayton, Inc.
Solicits Volunteers and Vendors and
Presents

2015 Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration

Theme:
“Lift Every Voice”

Our vision is to inspire citizens and act on the vision of social justice influnced by the legacy of Dr. Matin Luther King, Jr.

Our mission is to continueto advance and promote the dream, life and legacy of Dr. King.


OFFICERS:

Anthony B. Whitmore, President
Barbara Hudson-Banner, Vice President
Carol A. Prewitt, Treasurer
Erika Lemons, Secretary


BOARD MEMBERS:

Rev. Junior Greenlee, Chairman
George Antonio Brown
Sister Jeanette Buehler
Dana Donaldson
Sophia Johnson
Madeleine Mehaffey
Patricia Rousseau, Esq.
Amaha Sellassie
Islom Shakhbandarov
Fr. Benjamin E. K. Speare-Hardy II
Dr. Juanita Wehrle-Einhorn
Chul (Peter) Hyung Woo

Glenn Costie, Honorary Chair

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This website will be maintained for organizng events to celebrate MLK Holiday in the Greater Dayton area.

To browse previous years' celebratiions, please click:

 

2014 Celebration

 

2013 Celebration

 

2012 Celebration


Please feel free to email  Webmaster (Munsup Seoh) your event information to celebrate MLK Holiday. If the content is proper, it may be posted on this website.

All other community events which are free & open to the public would be listed on this page:
Community Events or
Community News

 


For more Information Contact General Chairperson:  Anthony B. Whitmore 937-425-8400
For Tickets and Ads contact Program Chairperson: Karen Hunt 937-416-2383

2015 Ohio Governor's Resolution
is expected to be published ASAP!

 

Events to Celebrate MLK, Jr. Day

DATE AND TIME

INFORMATION

   

Thursday, January 1, 2015

EMANCIPATION PROCLAMATION

11:00 a.m.

Speaker:  Rev. Dr. Charles Brown, Bethel Missionary Baptist Church, Dayton, OH

 

Admission: Free

 

Location: Mt. Calvary Missionary Baptist Church, 3300 West Third Street, Dayton, OH 45417

   

Saturday, January 10, 2015

INTERFAITH PRAYER BREAKFAST

7:30 a.m.

Speaker: Pastor Corey Cunningham, The Inspiration Church, Dayton, OH

 

Donation: $30

 

Location: Mandalay Banquet Center, 2700 East River Road, Moraine, Ohio 45439

   

Sunday, January 11, 2015

WORSHIP SERVICE

6:30 p.m.

Speaker: Pastor Cory J. Pruitt, Mt. Enon Missionary Baptist Church, Dayton, OH

  Admission: Free

 

Location: Wayman Chapel A.M.E. Church, 3317 Hoover Ave., Dayton, OH 45402

   

Sunday, January 14, 2015

WORKSHOP – HEALING HISTORICAL WOUNDS

5:30 p.m. - 7:30pm

Presenter: Amaha Sellassie
  Admission: Free
  Location: St. Margaret’s Episcopal Church, 5301 Free Pike Avenue, Dayton OH 45426
   

Thursday, January 15, 2015
9:00 a.m.

The DAYTON VETERAN’S AFFAIRS MEDICAL CENTER
MLK BREKFAST & PROGRAM

 

Speaker: Rev. Leon Wilkinson, Mt. Zion Baptist Church, Middletown, OH and Chaplain/Teacher, MonDay Community Correctional Institution, Dayton, OH
  Donation: $10
  Location:  Dayton Veterans Center, Bldg. 305, 4100 W. Third Street Dayton, OH 45428 (For tickets, call Ms. Cheryl Dixon at 937-268-6511, ext. 2353)
   

Friday, January 16, 2015
11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

WOKSHOP – The Impact of Social Media on Children, Adolescents and Families

 

Presenter:  Marsha Bonhart
  Admission: Free
  Location: Sinclair Community College, 444 W. Third Street, Dayton, OH 45402
   

Saturday, January 17, 2015
6:00 p.m.

30TH ANNUAL MARGARET E. PETERS SCHOOL PROGRAM AWARDS CEREMONY

  MLK K-12 Art, Poetry and Prose Contest and Scholarship Contest
Admission: Free
  Location: Thurgood Marshall High School, 4447 Hoover Ave. Dayton, Ohio 45417

 

 

Sunday, January 18, 2015

MLK MUSICAL CONCERT

6:00 p.m.

Admission: Free

 

Location: Shiloh Baptist Church, 3801 Fairbanks Avenue Dayton, OH 45402

 

 

Monday, January 19, 2015

MLK MEMORIAL MARCH AND RALLY

10:00 a.m.

Admission: Free

 

Assemble at 1323 West Third St, Dayton, OH 45402 and Rally around 11:00 a.m. at the Dayton Convention Center, 22 E. Fifth Street, Dayton, OH 45402

 

 

Monday, January 19, 2015
11:30 am-3:00 pm

VIOLENCE PREVENTION TEEN DAY CELEBRATION
FEATURED MOVIE:
“Belle”

 

Admission: Free
  Location: Neon Movies, 130 E. Fifth Street, Dayton, OH 45402
   

Monday, January 19, 2015

MLK CELEBRATION BANQUET  -  THEME: Lift Every Voice

6:00 p.m.

Speaker: David B. Fankhouser, Ph.D., Freedom Rider
  Donation: $60 (per person)
  Location: The Dayton Convention Center, 22 East Fifth Street, Dayton, Ohio 45402

 

 

For Information Contact General Chairperson: Anthony B. Whitmore (937) 425-8400
or
Program Chairperson: Barbara Hudson-Banner (937) 287-6056

 


List of Chairs & Co-Chairs

Honorary Chairs
Mr. Glenn Costie
Judge Adele M. Riley and
Mrs. Yvonne Brave Wathen

General Chair
Mr. Anthony B. Whitmore

Programming

Ms. Karen Hunt
Mr. Islom Shakhbandarov

Financial
Ms. Carol Prewitt
Ms. Dana Donaldson

Secretary
Ms. Erika Lemons

Senior Citizens
Maxine Brooks

College Connection Advisors

Ms. Gwen Jones
Mr. Amaha Sellassie

Communications/Web Master
Dr. Munsup Seoh

Community Distribution
Mrs. Veronica Nevels
MR. George Antonio Brown

Emancipation Proclamation Program
Rev. Dr. Junior Greenlee
Rev. Dr. Robert Jones
Rev. Rockney Carter

Interfaith Prayer Breakfast
Sister Jeanette Buehler
Fr. Benjamin E.K. Speare-Hardy, II

International
Mr. Peter Woo
Timothy Kao
Manuel Cuellar

Worship Service

Rev. Dr. William B. Schooler
Rev. Dr. Rodney Kennedy

Logistic Support - Transportation

Rev. Bill Roberts
Mr. Nathan Owens

Logistic Support - Volunteers
Mrs. Charlene Chattams-Wingard
Ms. Cheryl Dixon

March and Rally
Mr. Chase Jones
Ms. Sophia Johnson

Marketing/Public Relations
Mr. Garth Adams
Mr. James Hannah

MLK School Program - K-12 Art, Poetry and Prose Contest and Scholarship Contest
Ms. Margaret Peters
Dr. Juanita Wehrle-Einhorn

MLK Celebration Banquet

Ms. Beth Adelman
Mrs. Sharon D. Platt
Mr. Guy Jones

Musical Celebration
Mr. Michael Cunningham
Ms. Wilma Greenlee

Youth Group Advisor
Ms. Dorothy Thomas
Ms. Carolyn Perkins
Mr. Ismail Gula

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