• Martin Luther King Day Events at GRCC Feature Juan Williams

Warner Norcross & Judd will once again be participating in programs at Grand Rapids Community College to honor the memory of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., on Martin Luther King Day, January 19, 2009.

From 12:30 to 1:30 p.m., GRCC and the Kent Intermediate School District holds a Community Peace Program at the Gerald R. Ford Fieldhouse.  At this Program, the winner of Warner Norcross & Judd’s Martin Luther King, Jr., Essay Contest will read his or her essay and the other winners will be recognized.  This program is principally for students in the Kent Intermediate School District, but members of the community are welcome to attend.  Students from GRCC and the KISD will be performing.  The program is preceded at noon by a Community Peace March that forms at the Fieldhouse.

Juan WilliamsFrom 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., GRCC and Grand Valley University will host the annual Community Celebration Program at the Gerald R. Ford Fieldhouse.  The celebration will feature a keynote address by Juan Williams, senior correspondent at NPR, a political analyst for FOX News, and the author of Enough-The Phony Leaders, Dead-End Movements and Culture of Failure That Are Undermining Black America- and What We Can Do About It.

The winners of Warner Norcross & Judd’s Martin Luther King, Jr., Essay Contest will again be recognized during the Community Celebration Program.