Making MLK Jr. day special

By Website Administrator | Jan 11, 2002

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Kettering joins UM-Flint to honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Kettering has joined with UM-Flint in the 2002 Martin Luther King Jr. Day activities byproviding faculty, staff and students an opportunity to participate in a day of community service.

MLK Day is Monday, Jan. 21, and represents a tribute to Dr. King and his vision.

Individuals may participate in the day by volunteering at more than 14 community service agencies in the Flint and Genesee County areas, such as the American Red Cross, Carriage Town Mission and Flint Community Schools.

Participants may also give blood at the Dukette School in Flint during a challenge issued by UM-Flint. The blood drive is from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Dukette School.

People may also attend presentations by Victor Woods and Earl Caldwell II, co-author of "A Breed Apart" and "Successfully Achieving Your Vision, Volume I and II." The event is from10-11:30 a.m. at the University Center at UM-Flint. The Woods and Caldwell presentation continues from 12:30 p.m. to 2 p.m. during a luncheon in the Happenings Room at University Center.

Interested individuals may contact Jennifer Dunseath, director of Institutional Research, at (810) 762-9539, or via e-mail at jdunseath@kettering.edu to obtain a registration form and brochure about MLK Day.