Tag: MLK Day

Region 1A MLK Day of Service

Next Monday, radio host Mildred Gaddis and Region 1A Director Rory L. Gamble will host their annual sleeping bag drive to help homeless members of the community. They’re accepting donations of sleeping bags, socks, blankets, and other cold weather items. They’re also looking for volunteers to help distribute the items. Sleeping Bag Drive – MLK Day

Retired UAW Vice President Gerald Bantom honored

DETROIT – Retired UAW Vice President Gerald Bantom is one of six Martin Luther King Jr. honorees to be recognized at the 7th Annual Martin Luther King Retired UAW Vice President Gerald Bantom Jr. Legacy March on Jan. 18 at Detroit’s Martin Luther King High School. The event, which begins with a tour of the school at 9 a.m., a program at 10 a.m. and the march following, “honors individuals who have selflessly showcased their skills and generously contributed to making our community greater,” said Karinda Washington, MLK Legacy March co-chair and 1996 King alumna. This year’s theme, “My Life ... Read more