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The Greater Canton Martin Luther King, Jr. Commission

MLK SCHOLARSHIP COMMITTEE HARD AT WORK

By amirah / December 9, 2021 /

The MLK Scholarship Committee is working overtime, gleaning through the multitude of deserving applicants who applied for the 2022 scholarships. They are reading all essays, recommendation letters, reviewing transcripts, along…

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2022 MLK EDUCATION AWARDEE – JOE CHADDOCK

By amirah / December 5, 2021 /

Joe Chaddock is the current superintendent of the Stark County Educational Service Center.  As such, he is responsible for coordinating services among 22 local and city school districts in the…

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2022 SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION – CLOSED

By amirah / December 2, 2021 /

Please note the deadline for submitting an application for a scholarship was Tuesday, November 30, 2022 by 11:59 p.m. No more applications will be reviewed.

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Ad Deadline Extension

By amirah / November 30, 2021 /

Please note that ads can be sent in for our 29th Annual MLK Mayors’ Breakfast Program Booklet until December 13, 2021. The Breakfast will be held at the Double Tree…

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NAACP “Always Fighting Forward”

By amirah / October 22, 2021 /

Thomas Roberts, President of the Ohio Conference of the NAACP was the keynote speaker at the Annual Freedom Fund Dinner given by the NAACP at the Double Tree by Hilton…

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SAVE THE DATE, JANUARY 13, 2022

By amirah / October 5, 2021 /

The Greater Canton Martin Luther King, Jr. Commission is in the planning stages of its 29th Annual Mayors’ Breakfast. Mark your calendars. More details to come.

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WEEKLY MONDAY MLK PLANNING MEETINGS

By amirah / October 1, 2021 /

Attention All Commissioners: There will be weekly Zoom, Monday Planning Meetings regarding the 2022 Mayors’ Breakfast beginning on October 4th from 6-6:30 p.m., through January 10th. Your attendance is needed…

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Meet our 2021 Chair, Rev. Dr. Walter J. Arrington

By amirah / July 12, 2021 /

The MLK Commission is truly blessed to be headed by the distinguished Rev. Dr. Walter J. Arrington. Rev. Arrington is one of the original members of the MLK Commission which…

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Meet our 2021 Vice Chair, Rabbi Jon Adland

By amirah / July 11, 2021 /

The MLK Commission is proud to announce our new 2021 Vice Chair, Rabbi Jon Adland. Rabbi Adland is one of two rabbi emeritus at Temple Israel in Canton, OH. He…

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Meet our 2021 Secretary-Latrice Virola

By amirah / July 7, 2021 /

The MLK Commission is happy to announce Latrice Virola as our new secretary. Ms. Virola is the Director of Customer Relations at Stark Area Regional Transit Authority (SARTA). She is…

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