Honoring our past while forging better futures, the Washington Area Office of UNCF (United Negro College Fund) will host the 34th annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. birthday celebration on January 16. Rev. Dr. Grainger Browning, Jr., senior pastor of Ebenezer African Methodist Episcopal Church of Fort Washington, serves as the keynote speaker for a celebration of the life and achievements of civil rights icon Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Morehouse College graduate of the class of 1948. The Honorable Rushern Baker III, Prince George’s County Executive, serves as honorary event chair with entertainment provided by local favorite Capria McClearn. The annual event continues to raise the vitally needed resources for students to get to and through college.
Event will take place at Martin’s Crosswinds, 7400 Greenway Center Drive, Greenbelt, MD
To purchase tickets, which are $60, please visit: www.uncf.org/washington. For more information about UNCF Washington Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Birthday Celebration, contact: Jennifer A. Coke, 202.810.0333, email@example.com
Major sponsors of the event include Morgan Stanley, Prince George’s Community College, Southern Management and Wegmans.