Each year, the African American Cultural Center hosts a commemorative program for civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., designed to honor King and serve as a kickoff for Black History Month.
All events are free and open to the public.
Activities are sponsored by the African American Cultural Center in conjunction with several departments and organizations. For more information, contact the African American Cultural Center at 724-357-2455.
This year’s program, the twenty-second annual, will take place Monday, January 30, 2012. Events are as follows:
The march will begin at 10:30 a.m. at the Indiana County Courthouse (8th and Philadelphia St.) and proceed to Grace United Methodist Church. There will be a memorial program at the church at 11:00 a.m., followed by a fellowship luncheon at noon. The march is hosted by the Indiana County NAACP.
The exhibit will run at the IUP Stapleton Library and may be viewed during regular library hours.
The AACC will partner with the American Red Cross to host their annual Martin Luther King Blood Drive, the largest blood drive in the area.
The drive will be held 9:00 a.m.–7:00 p.m. at Rustic Lodge, Indiana.
Blood donors, donations, and volunteers are needed. Volunteers are especially needed 1:00–4:00 p.m. Please contact the AACC at 724-357-2455.
In conjunction with the Six O’Clock Series and the Office of Social Equity and Civic Engagement, the AACC offers a daylong schedule of activities with the theme, “Living the Dream and Black History: Relevance, Reflections, and Challenges.”
The program will be held in the Hadley Union Building.
All events are free and open to the public. Please join us! If additional information is needed, contact the AACC at 724-357-2455.