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Furman and AGF Announce 2014 MLK Celebration dates

posted Dec 13, 2013, 12:00 PM by Bobby Clark   [ updated Dec 30, 2013, 10:43 PM ]
Greenville South Carolina, - Alpha Phi Alpha Greenville Foundation and Furman University have released their annual Events for January & February 2014 celebrating Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s Legacy in the Greevnille Area. Furman University and Alpha Phi Alpha have collaborated our MLK Events for Greenville and the Upstate for the last six years, and the Alpha Greenville Foundation is very proud to partner with Furman University this truly community effort.

Sponsorship opportunities are available until December 30, 2013. You can download our 2014 MLK Sponsorship packet which include Ad Pricing and Sponsorship packages. All proceeds from the Scholarship Gala support the Luke H. Chatman Scholarship for Local high Students and the other Foundation efforts geared the youth in the Upstate.

AGF's sponsored events are the MLK Scholarship Gala on January 5th MLK Youth Program & Rudolph Gordon College Fair on February 1st, and Joseph Vaughn Oratorical Contest Oratorical Competition on February 15th. Please support us as we honor Dr. King's Legacy and recognize our local leaders and students.

If you have any questions or comments, please us at contact@alphagreenville.org or at our Foundation phone line at (864) 735-0880.

Here is a list of major events for this year's celebration:

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Sunday, January 5 
The 2014 Martin Luther King, Jr. 
Scholarship Gala
Sponsored by the Alpha Greenville Foundation 
Melvin and Dollie Younts Conference Center 
Furman University, Greenville, SC
3 PM
Ticket: $40 per Person

Contact: Travis Posley 
mlkgala@alphagreenville.org or (864) 735-0880
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Monday, January 27
MLK Commemoration Speaker: 
Clarence Jones—CLP
“King’s Legacy: Challenge for 21st Century”
Melvin and Dollie Younts Conference Center 
Furman University, Greenville, SC
7 – 8 p.m. Lecture
8 – 9 p.m. Reception and Book signing

Contact: Chandra Dillard - 
Chandra.dillard@furman.edu or (864) 294-2503
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Friday, January 17 
Youth Empowerment Day
Brutontown Community Center, 
200 Leo Lewis Street, 
Greenville, SC  29609
4 PM – 7 PM

Contact: Idella Glenn - 
Idella.glenn@furman.edu or (864) 294-3104
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Saturday, February 1 
Martin Luther King, Jr. Youth Program and 
Dr. Rudolph Gordon College Fair
Burgiss Theater & Watkins Room
Trone Center, Furman University, Greenville, SC
9 AM to 2 PM

Contact: Bobby Clark 
fair@alphagreenville.org or (864) 735-0880
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Monday, January 20  
MLK Holiday Day of Service
Heller Service Corps & 
Shucker Leadership Program
9 AM - Noon

Contact: Nancy Cooper-
nancy.cooper@furman.edu 
or (864) 294-2900

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Tuesday, January 21
Day of Service Blood Drive
Watkins Room, Trone Student Center
10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Contact:  Idella Glenn
Idella.glenn@furman.edu or 294.3104
Saturday, February 15
Joseph Vaughn Memorial
Oratorical Competition 
Sponsored by the Alpha Greenville Foundation 
Burgiss Theater & Watkins Room
Trone Center, Furman University, Greenville, SC
10 AM  to 2 PM

Contact: Idella Glenn -         
Idella.glenn@furman.edu or (864) 294-3104
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