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Martin Luther King Jr. Community Celebration Jan. 16

Martin Luther King Celebration Announcement
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The 12th annual Martin Luther King Jr. Community Celebration at MidAmerica Nazarene University will be held Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018, at 9:30 a.m., at College Church of the Nazarene at 2020 E. Sheridan in Olathe. The public is invited to join MNU students, faculty, staff and community leaders at this free event.

Bishop Vaughn portraitEach year at this event MNU presents its Martin Luther King Jr. Living Legacy Award. This year’s recipient is Bishop Jack C. Vaughn, I, a native of Kansas City, Kansas, is senior pastor of Evangelistic Center International Ministries Church of God in Christ, Kansas City, Kansas.

Vaughn will be the event’s featured speaker, presenting thoughts on “Honoring the Dream.” In addition, MNU’s 2017-2018 Martin Luther King Jr. Leader Scholars will be recognized at the event. MNU established this scholarship program for persons from diverse ethnicities who wish to emulate Dr. King’s passion for learning and servant leadership. MNU Leader Scholars maintain their scholarship award by demonstrating academic and leadership qualities during their university studies.

Sponsorships are available for individuals and corporations. For questions about the event please contact Pete Brumbaugh at pjbrumbaugh@mnu.edu or (913) 971-3606.

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