Celebrate the memory and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Thursday, Jan. 23, in the Baker Pattillo Student Center Twilight Ballroom. This MLK Celebration is hosted by the Office of Multicultural Affairs.
Doors open at 7 p.m. to a night filled with a three-course meal and live entertainment. The prices are $5 for faculty, staff and community members, and $3 for students. The dress code is business casual.
The projected lineup for entertainment is, in no particular order: a gospel choir, live painting by SFA students, spoken word poetry, acting, dancing, piano playing and more. The final act is an address from the keynote speaker Rev. Joshua Joseph, a licensed minister.
This event is the first of its kind for SFA and is an occasion honoring Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
Amanda Flores, assistant director of the Office of Multicultural Affairs, explained the intent of the event is “celebrating [MLK’s] legacy, values and bringing communities together, like how to cherish and really appreciate each other’s company.”
All of the proceeds for this event will go to charity. Half of the proceeds will go to Love INC., (Love in the Name of Christ), a non-profit organization that works together with Christian churches to help people in need. The other half will go to NOROC, a non-profit organization which supports orphaned children in Romania.