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Released January 26, 2017

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Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration Events 2017

The Gamma Gamma Lambda Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc along with Alpha Phi Alpha Greenville Foundation has partnered with the Furman University and Student League for Black Culture (SLBC) to present a series of events to celebrate the legacy of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Building the Beloved Community
In Celebration of Martin Luther King, Jr.

January 13 - February 18, 2017 | Furman University

Friday, January 13 
8 a.m. Breakfast |
8:30 a.m. Program


Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Breakfast with
Dr. Mary Frances Berry

Furman University, Trone Student Center, Watkins Room

Tickets are $50 per person.

For table or ticket information contact Chandra Dillard or 864.294.2503

Monday, January 16 

8 a.m. Check-in & Breakfast
9 a.m. –12:30 p.m. Service
Heller Service Corps, the Interfraternity

Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday – A Day of Service
Community Service Projects
Heller Service Corps
Contact:  Nancy Cooper | Heller Service Corps, the Interfraternity
Council, and the Office of Student Activities
__________________________________________________________ or (864) 294-2900

Sunday, January 22 
5 PM

Martin Luther King, Jr. Interfaith Celebration
Location:  Daniel Memorial Chapel
Time: 5 p.m.

Rev. Hannah Bonner ’08, a proclaimer
for justice, love, and truth, and poet
Marlanda Dekine
Contact: Maria Swearingen- or (864) 294-2133

Sunday, January 29 
3 p.m.

2017 Martin Luther King, Jr. Scholarship Gala
Sponsored by Alpha Phi Alpha Greenville Foundation
Melvin and Dottie Younts Conference Center,
3 PM
Contact:  Allen Cook or (864) 735-0880
Tickets: $50 per person

Saturday, February 4
9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

2017 Martin Luther King, Jr. Youth Program &

Rudolph G. Gordon College Fair

Sponsored by Alpha Phi Alpha Greenville Foundation
Burgiss Theater and Watkins Room, Trone Student Center
9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Contact: Bobby Clark or (864) 414-7629

Saturday, February 18
10 a.m. to 2 p.m. 

Joseph Vaughn Oratorical Competition

Sponsored by the Alpha Phi Alpha Greenville Foundation 
Furman University, Burgiss Theater, (Trone Student Center)
Contact: Mike Chatman- contact@alphagreenville.orgor (864) 735-0880


All events are free with the exception of the Scholarship Gala.
For more information, all (864) 294-2503 or email