Walled Lake Schools Hosts Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration

The event includes a collection of canned and boxed food donations for Focus: HOPE.

The Walled Lake Consolidated School District will host its 15th annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Celebration on Jan. 20, 5 p.m., at Walled Lake Northern High School, 6000 Bogie Lake Rd. in Commerce. 

The evening will include a dinner featuring ethnic foods prepared by 12 local restaurants and an exhibition of student work, followed by a program featuring keynote speaker Steve Spreitzer, Interim CEO of the Michigan Roundtable for Diversity and Inclusion. 

Spreitzer will speak on the topic, “Dr. King’s Dream 50 Years Later: Continuing the Journey Together.” The 6:30 p.m. program will include performances by student choirs from around the district.

This event is free and open to the community; donations of canned and boxed foods will be accepted for the Focus: HOPE food pantry in Detroit.

For more information, call Wixom Elementary principal Alec Bender, 248-956-3432 or write to Judy Evola, Director of Community Relations, at judyevola@wlcsd.org.

Source: Walled Lake Consolidated Schools press release


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