Latham to speak at Martin Luther King Jr. Day service

FOR RELEASE
2008-01-17
Huntington, Ind.—Huntington University will observe Martin Luther King Jr. Day with a commemoration service that will feature the Rev. Michael Latham, president of the Fort Wayne-Allen County branch of the NAACP, as the keynote speaker.

Preeminence, the university’s worship ensemble, will provide music for the event.

The service will begin at 11:30 a.m. on Jan. 21 in the Zurcher Auditorium of the Merillat Centre for the Arts. The event is free and open to the public.

In addition to his role with the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, Latham pastors the Renaissance Baptist Church in Fort Wayne, and he serves as the chaplain for the Indiana Family & Social Services Administration.

For more information about the service, contact Jesse Brown, assistant dean of student development, at (260) 359-4028.

# # #

 
Huntington University is a comprehensive Christian college of the liberal arts offering graduate and undergraduate programs in more than 70 academic concentrations. U.S.News & World Report ranks Huntington among the best colleges in the Midwest. Founded in 1897 by the Church of the United Brethren in Christ, Huntington University is located on a contemporary, lakeside campus in northeast Indiana. The University is a member of the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities (CCCU).  
###

 

Heather Barkley
Director of Communications
260.359.4129
Joanne Green
Sports Information Director
260.359.4284