• Martin Luther King, Jr., Day Events in Grand Rapids

mlkday_logoToday is the Martin Luther King, Jr., National Holiday.  A number of events are planned in Grand Rapids to celebrate the life an work of Dr. King. 

The Grand Rapids Urban League will hold its annual Corporate Breakfast to honor Dr. King’s legacy.  The breakfast is at 8:00 a.m. is hosted by Steelcase at its Town Hall facility on 44th Street.  Warner Norcross is a sponsor of the event. 

The annual Community Peace March at Grand Rapids Community College will begin at noon at the Gerald R. Ford Fieldhouse.  It will be followed by the Community Peace Program from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.  The winner of Warner Norcross & Judd’s Martin Luther King, Jr., Essay Contest will read her essay at this event and the other winners will be recognized.

From 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., GRCC will host the annual Community Celebration Program at the Gerald R. Ford Fieldhouse.  The winners of Warner Norcross & Judd’s Martin Luther King, Jr., Essay Contest will again be recognized at during the Community Celebration Program.