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Posted on: December 31, 2015

[ARCHIVED] Tickets for the 31st Annual MLK Luncheon Now Available

LANSING, Mich. — Tickets are now available for the Greater Lansing Area Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday Commission’s 31st Annual Luncheon. The luncheon, held each year to celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., will take place on Monday, Jan. 18 at 11 a.m. at The Lansing Center, 333 Michigan Ave.

Tickets can be purchased at both the East Lansing Hannah Community Center and Lansing City Hall. Tickets are $40 per person or $320 for a table of eight.

The theme for the 2016 luncheon is “True Peace is Not Merely the Absence of Tension, but the Presence of Justice”

This year’s program will feature keynote speaker Andrew Young Jr. – a Civil Rights activist and former U.S. Congressman and U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations. Other highlights of the Jan. 18 program will include the honoring of middle and high school students who participated and placed in the Commission’s essay and scholarship program and a number of special presentations by gospel music recording artist Bishop Jason Nelson.

For more information, contact the Greater Lansing Area Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday Commission at (517) 483-7637.

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