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Furman University and GGL announce 2013 Martin Luther King Events

posted Nov 21, 2012, 12:56 AM by Bobby Clark   [ updated Jan 7, 2013, 5:18 AM ]
Greenville, South Carolina - Gamma Gamma Lambda Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. and Furman University have released their annual Events for January & February 2013 celebrating Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s Legecy in the Greevnille Area. Furman University and GGL have collaborated our MLK Events for Greenville and the Upstate for the last five years.

Sponsorship opportunities are available until December 30, 2012. You can download our 2013 MLK Sponsorship packet which include Ad Pricing and Sponsorship packages. All proceeds from the Scholarship Gala support theLuke H. Chatman Scholarship for Local high Students.

GGL's primary events are the MLK Scholarship Gala on January 6th and theMLK Youth Program & Ruloph Gordon College Fair on February 2nd. 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 or at our Chapter phone line at (864) 441-9067.

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

Sunday, Jan. 6, 3 PM
Martin Luther King, Jr. 
Scholarship Gala

Younts Conference Center
Greenville, SC
Ticket: $40 per Person

Contact: Travis Posley or (864) 441-9067


Friday, Jan. 18, 4 PM – 7 PM 
Youth Empowerment Day
Freetown Community Center, 
200 Alice Avenue, Greenville, SC

Contact: Idella Glenn - or (864) 294-3104


Monday, Jan, 21, 9 AM - Noon 
MLK Holiday Day of Service
Heller Service Corps and Shucker Leadership Program

Contact: Nancy Cooper- or (864) 294-2900

Tuesday, Jan. 29, 7 PM
MLK Commemoration Speaker: 
Diane Nash-- CLP

“Freedom Riders, A Journey for Justice”
Melvin and Dollie Younts Conference Center 
7 – 8 p.m. Lecture
8 – 9 p.m. Reception and Book signing

Contact: Chandra Dillard - or (864) 294-2503


Saturday, Feb. 2, 9 AM
Martin Luther King, Jr. Youth Program and 
Dr. Ruloph Gordon College Fair

Furman University
Greenville, SC

Contact: Bobby Clark or (864) 441-9067

Sunday, Feb 16, 10 AM
“I Have More than A Dream” 
Oratorical Competition 

(in Partnership with City of Greenville) 
Furman University, 
Burgiss Theater (University Center)

Contact: Idella Glenn - or (864) 294-3104


Bobby Clark,
Jan 7, 2013, 5:19 AM