VGCC to host Dr. Martin Luther King Holiday Celebration on Jan. 14
Vance-Granville Community College will hold a special program celebrating the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday on Wednesday, Jan. 14, at 11 a.m. in the Civic Center on VGCC’s Main Campus in Vance County. The celebration is free and open to the public.
The theme of this year’s event is “How can we educate, inspire, and support our community?” The program will include inspirational music presented by local choirs, as well as remarks by guest speaker Archie Taylor Jr. of Henderson. A retired U.S. Army colonel and retired businessman, Taylor was elected to the Vance County Board of Commissioners in 2012 and was recently elected to chair the board. He has also served as an adjunct instructor at VGCC.
Attendees are encouraged to bring a non-perishable food item to be donated to a local charitable organization. All attendees who donate a food item will be eligible to win a door prize.
For more information, contact Melanie Copeland at (252) 738-3271 or firstname.lastname@example.org .