Minority Program Services Annual Events 


Annual Events 

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Kwanzaa is a spiritual celebration that is observed each year from  December 26th through January 1st.  The word Kwanzaa is derived from a Kiswahili phrase, matunda ya kwanzaa, which means the "first fruits of the harvest." 

Minority Program services participates in an annual Kwanzaa celebration with the Albion College and community.  Kwanzaa activities are held in local churches, Albion College, Albion Public Schools, and local community organizations. 

Martin Luther King Celebration 

 Martin Luther King Institute 
 MLK Power of Love 

Black Family Reunion 1999 Home Page 

Sunday, August 8th

  • 6 p.m. – Rites of Passage Awards Night
    (6th grade and above)

Monday, August 9th

  • Summer Slam Basketball Clinic
  • 6 p.m. - M.L.K. "I Have a Dream" Book Review at M.P.S.

Tuesday, August 10th

  • 9 a.m. – Character Unlimited Workshop with Sharon Olsen

Wednesday, August 11th

  • 9 a.m. - Teen Pregnancy Workshop, Albion College
  • KYDS Country Summer Dreams Picnic at Victory Park

Thursday, August 12th

  • 10 a.m. – Cool Cats Softball Clinic
  • 5 p.m. – Paula Langston-Ware, Adam Wall at the Blazer Track Club Classic, A.H.S.

Friday, August 13th

  • 9 a.m. – African-American Leadership Workshop
  • 9 p.m. – Teen Celebration

Saturday, August 14th

  • Black Family Reunion Day Festival at Holland Park
    (Access from Cass Street)
  • 7 p.m. – Operation J.O.Y.

Sunday, August 15th

  • Tillman Cornelius, Harry J. Bonner, Sr., and Gerald Simpson Softball Classic
  • Various Church Services

Call Minority Program Services for more information 

Love for Myself, My Family, Your Family, Our Family 

Substance Abuse Awareness Month - October 

See also African American Parent Involvement Day 

See also  Health Promotion Programs 
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Minority Program Services Harry J. Bonner, Sr.  Executive Director Wyndam Woods Centre 300 B. Drive North P.O. Box 265 Albion, Michigan 49224 Phone (517) 629-2113 Fax (517) 629-2029 email- hbonner@hotmail.com    

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