Monday, January 18, 2016

MLK Events 1-18-16


Here are some more events for MLK Day! Get out and service. If you have kids, bring them to the Fayetteville Boys and Girls club to get some food serviced by Dwelling Place Church and they can sign up for the BHM Showcase. Volunteers will be available to help sign your child up for a role in the Fashion Show.

Dwelling Place Feed HOPE Event


Join us as we FEED HOPE & FIGHT HUNGER (A Day of Service)

Monday, January 18th
Feed Hope & Fight Hunger with Us.
3:00 p.m.
Location: Boys and Girls Club - Fayetteville. AR

Feeding At-Risk Children and Teens while Affirming Every Child at the Boys and Girls Club
(Come Serve with Us)

This is a day of Service. Come out and March, go to the Boys and Girls club and have some fun servicing others today and continue your service throughout the year.

Umoja Soul BHM Showcase with the
Because of Them, WE can Fashion Show

Your child can sign up for performances in 2 Fashion Shows by signing up at the desk at the Boys & Girls Club. Or you can email and sign your child up for a character Past or Present. Deadline to sign up February 6.


THE NWA Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. COUNCIL
Theme: “Celebrating our Past, Recommitting to His Dream"
Friday, January 15th
“I Have A Dream Speeches”
Center1101 SW Citizens Circle ~ Bentonville, AR,
5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Co-sponsored by Bentonville Community
Saturday, January 16th
Community Service Project
Seven (7) Hills Day Center for the Homeless
1555 W. MLK Blvd ~ Fayetteville, AR
9:00 a.m.
Co-sponsored by Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc.
Sunday, January 17th
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Service
St. James Missionary Baptist Church ~ 764 W. North Street ~ Fayetteville, AR
3:00 p.m.
Featured Speaker: Rev. Dr. Jeff Flannigan
Co-sponsored by Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc.
Monday, January 18th
MLK Dream Keepers’ Community Service Programs
Youth Prayer Breakfast
Janelle Y. Hembree Alumni House ~ 491 N. Razorback Rd ~ Fayetteville, AR
8:00 a.m.
Youth Activity
University of Arkansas HPER Building ~ Fayetteville, AR
9:30 a.m.
Co-sponsored by UA Intramural Sports and Intercollegiate Athletes
Monday, January 18th
MLK Freedom March
Corner of MLK Blvd & Razorback Road ~ Fayetteville, AR
11:15 a.m.
Inclement Weather Location: University of Arkansas Union - Verizon Ballroom
Noon-Day Vigil
University of Arkansas Union - Verizon Ballroom ~ Fayetteville, AR
12:00 noon
Sponsored by UA Associated Student Government & Black Students Association
ARVEST Service of Reflection
ARVEST Plaza, Downtown Location~ 75 North East Street~ Fayetteville, AR
2:00 p.m.
Featured Speaker: Mrs. Betty Davis, Retired Practical Nurse and Navy Veteran
20th Annual Recommitment Banquet
Fayetteville Town Center
15 West Mountain ~ Fayetteville, AR, 7:00 p.m.
The Northwest Arkansas Martin Luther King, Jr. Council presents "Celebrating Our Past, Recommitting to his Dream". Our keynote speaker will be Sam's Club CEO Rosalind Brewer. In addition, the MLK Scholarships will be awarded and the 2016 Salute to Greatness honorees will be recognized for outstanding community service.
2016 Recommitment Banquet Tickets SOLD OUT!
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Northwest Arkansas MLK Council
PO Box 3453
Fayetteville, AR 72702