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Kenyon College to host Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration Breakfast

Eternal FlameJan. 5, 2017

MOUNT VERNON, Ohio — Mount Vernon Nazarene University, in conjunction with Kenyon College and the Knox County community, will host the 14th annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration Breakfast on Monday, Jan. 16, 2017 from 9-11 a.m. in the Thomas Dining Hall, Peirce Hall on the Kenyon College campus.

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With the theme "How is Our Community Fulfilling its Dreams to all of its Citizens?" the breakfast and program will feature a campus and community panel organized by the Dr. King Legacy Committee. This event is free and open to the public.

The morning's program will also include the Dr. King Legacy Committee; presentation of the 2017 Beulah Apostolic Award, MLK Essay contest recipients, and First-Knox National Bank book award winners.

Special panel guests include:

  • Dr. Henry Spaulding, President, Mount Vernon Nazarene University
  • Dr. Sean Decatur, President, Kenyon College
  • The Honorable Richard K. Mavis, Mayor, Mount Vernon, Ohio
  • Tamara Anderson, Diversity Coalition of Knox County
  • Rev. Scott Elliott, Pastor, First Congregational United Church of Christ
  • Michelle Belt, Service Coordinator, New Visions Program, Knox Community Hospital
  • Mr. William Seder, Superintendent, Mount Vernon City Schools
  • Chief Roger Monroe, Mount Vernon Police Department

For more information or to RSVP, contact Lorie Shults at Kenyon College, 740-427-5846 or Jim Singletary at MVNU, 740-397-9000 ext. 4606. The reservation deadline is Wednesday, Jan. 12, 2017.

Mount Vernon Nazarene University is a private, four-year, intentionally Christian teaching university for traditional age students, graduate students, and working adults. With a 327-acre main campus in Mount Vernon, Ohio, and several convenient Graduate and Professional Studies locations throughout the state, MVNU emphasizes academic excellence, spiritual growth, and service to community and church. MVNU offers an affordable education to more than 2,200 students from 28 states and 17 countries/U.S. territories.

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