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The Greater Scranton MLK Commission 2019 Annual Awards Dinner has been postponed due to inclement
weather. The rescheduled date is February 24, 2019.

The Greater Scranton MLK Commission will host their annual awards dinner at the University of Scranton on February 24, 2019 in the McIlhenny Ballroom, from 1:00pm – 4:30pm.

The event will highlight Dr. King’s principle of facilitating cultural and legislative change using non-violent means.

The Commission is excited to welcome creator and co-author of the graphic memoir series, MARCH, Coretta Scott King Book Award Author Winner (2014, 2017), and digital media advisor to U.S. Congressman John Lewis, Andrew Aydin, as the keynote speaker. Assistant professor of Theology and Religious Studies at The University of Scranton, Joel B. Kemp, Ph.D., will be the featured guest speaker.

Tickets for the events can be purchased online using the form below, or by check mailed to:

Scranton Area Foundation
615 Jefferson Ave., Suite 102
Scranton, Pennsylvania 18510

Checks should be made payable to the Scranton Area Foundation with “MLK Event” noted in the memo portion.

For questions, please contact Jennifer Pennington at (570) 903-9450 or by email at jennifer.pennington@scranton.edu, or gsmlkcommission@gmail.com. Full table reservations qualify for a free quarter page ad in the dinner program. All ads must be submitted by January 7, 2019.

To learn more about the featured keynote and guest speakers, and the full MLK weekend schedule of events, please visit http://www.scranton.edu/equity-diversity/mlkcommission.shtml.

Event Details:

Rescheduled Date: Sunday, February 24, 2019
Celebration and Awards Dinner : 1:00pm – 4:30pm
The University of Scranton, DeNaples Student Center Ballroom
Admission: $25 per ticket; $200 for table of 8
Dinner immediately follow by a book signing. Books will be sold separately on-site following the dinner.

Dinner Program Advertisements

Quarter Page @ $50
Half Page @ $100
Full Page @ $150
(Table reservations will receive a free quarter page ad; please indicate within your reservation if you would like an ad placed).

Please submit a business card with your check, or email artwork to gsmlkcommission@gmail.com. The deadline for ad submissions is January 11, 2019.


Online Reservations

*Reserved tickets can be obtained at the door upon arrival.


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