Martin Luther King Day Noon Ecumenical Observance
The 12th annual Martin Luther King Day Ecumenical Observance is Monday, January 20th at 12 p.m. in the Ruston Civic Center. This year's keynote speaker is nationally renowned success coach and motivational speaker Steve Birdine. Birdine's speech addresses this year’s theme, “Reaffirming the Power of Action.” Preceding the event is “A Walk for Education” led by The National Society of Black Engineers at Louisiana Tech. The Walk for Education begins at 9 a.m. with a free continental breakfast for participants in Tolliver Hall on Tech’s campus and then proceeds to the noon ecumenical service.