Annual Citywide Tribute Dinner honors MLK, Jr.

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The 41st Annual Citywide Tribute Dinner honoring Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., is set for Thursday, Jan. 16 at the Genesys Banquet Center in Grand Blanc. Centered on the theme Rise to the Challenge . . . if not now, when? this year’s keynote address will be given by Janice Ferebee, MSW, a Docent with the National Museum of African American History & Culture in Washington, D.C.

The dinner celebration, scheduled to start at 6pm, is open to the public. Tickets are $50 per person.

The 2020 Tribute Dinner, presented each year by the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Planning Committee, is co-sponsored by Baker College, Davenport University, Hamilton Community Health Network, Kettering University, Mott Community College and the University of Michigan-Flint. For more information, call (810) 762-0425.

Ferebee, MSW, a native New Yorker now living in Washington, D.C., is an author, consultant, docent, international speaker, and founder/Chief Woman Warrior of Ferebee Enterprises International, (FEI) a global female empowerment enterprise. In addition to serving as docent for the National Museum of African American History & Culture, she is Director of the Bethune Program Development Center at the National Council of Negro Women, Inc., where she is responsible for community-based as well as national programs for women and girls of African descent, their families and communities, focusing on health, education, economic empowerment and leadership.

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