SVSU to Host Annual MLK Regional Celebration

On Wednesday January 17th, The 15th annual Great Lakes Bay Regional Dr. Martin Luther King Jr Celebration is taking place at Saginaw Valley State University.

The event will begin at 7 PM in Curtis Hall in the Malcolm Field Theater. 15 High school seniors from the Great Lakes Bay Region whose actions actively embrace Dr. King’s dream of improving racial harmony and social justice will be recognized as this years MLK scholarship recipients. 3 individual’s: one from Bay, Midland, and Saginaw counties, will be honored with the 2023 MLK Drum Major for Service Award for their work in the community that goes unnoticed.

Special Guest Melissa Harris Perry, the Maya Angelou Presidential chair at Wake Forest University ,will give the keynote address during the event.