FOND DU LAC, Wis. - Marian University will be hosting a Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Interfaith
Prayer Breakfast on Monday, January 18, 2010 from 7:00 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. in the Sodexo Dining Room in the Stayer Center.
The program features interfaith prayers, a guest speaker, a musical presentation by Marian University's Black Student Union and the presentation of the 2009 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Spirit Award.
This year's guest speaker will be Tina Potter, director of the Fonddu Lac United Way and past recipient of the MLK spirit award.Potter will be discussing Dr. King's beliefs of equality and socialjustice.
The Volunteer Center of Fond du Lac and Marian University are working together to incorporate volunteerism in the community, and will be asking all attendees to sign a pledge to volunteer a minimum of eight hours of time in 2010. Also, participants at the breakfast are asked to donate non-perishable food items for the Fondy Food Pantry.
Honoring the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. has been a tradition of Marian University and the Fond du Lac community. As a community, we continue to reflect how his dreams continue to inspire us. This is a day of interracial and intercultural sharing.
For more information contact firstname.lastname@example.org or 923-8523, or visit our website atwww.marianuniversity.edu/mlkevent.
This event is open to the public; however, registration is required. The cost is $12 for an individual or $90 for a table of eight. The deadline for registration by mail is December 30, 2009 and online is January 8, 2010.