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Dinner tickets for MLK Celebration on Saturday still available
Dinner tickets are still available for Syracuse University’s 28th annual Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration, “Yesterday’s Dream, Tomorrow’s Promise,” on Saturday, Jan. 19, 2013, in the Carrier Dome.
The evening will include a keynote presentation by Roslyn M. Brock, board chairman of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), the presentation of the 2013 Unsung Hero Awards, and a program of performance and song. The annual celebration is among the largest university-sponsored events in the United States to commemorate King.
The evening program begins at 5:30 p.m. and is free and open to the public. Communication Access Realtime Translation (CART) will be provided. Other accommodations can be requested.
Tickets for the dinner, which precedes the program at 4 p.m., are $25 for the general public and $15 for students without meal plans. Students with meal plans will be charged for one dinner. Dinner tickets are available by calling call Hendricks Chapel at 315-443-5044.
Information on the celebration can be found at hendricks.syr.edu.