Martin Luther King Jr. Community Breakfast
The King Legacy: Inspiring a New Generation of Diversity
Master of Ceremonies – David Love, director, marketing and communication, Clarion University
Clarion County Community Choir performs
"Hear Me, Redeemer" (Henry Mollicone)
"America, the Beautiful" (Katherine Lee Bates/Samuel A. Ward)
Welcome by Dr. Karen M. Whitney, president of Clarion University, and Andrea Estadt, mayor of Clarion Borough
Prayer by the Rev. Dr. D. K. Larsen, First United Methodist Church, Clarion, Pa.
Pledge of Allegiance
Singing of "Lift Every Voice and Sing" (James Weldon Johnson)
E xcerpts from Martin Luther King Jr.'s "I Have a Dream" speech read by Master Chase Ponsford Masters
Keynote presentation by Mel Witherspoon, northwest regional director, Pennsylvania Department of the Auditor General, Erie, Pa.
Recognize winner of the poster contest by Dan Parker, executive director, Clarion Free Library
Closing remarks by Dr. Brenda Sanders Dédé, associate vice president for academic affairs, Clarion University
Benediction by the Rev. Tony Fields Sr., St. Paul's United Church of Christ, Knox, Pa.
Singing of "The Star-Spangled Banner" (Francis Scott Key)
A food drive to support Clarion County Food Banks is a part of this event. Food will be distributed through the First United Methodist Church's "Love Cupboard."