Martin Luther King Jr. celebration in Cassopolis this weekend

CASSOPOLIS, Mich. --For the 24 Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day celebration, the community would like you to be part of these events.

There will be a Scholarship Fundraiser Ceremony and Dinner on Saturday, January 14, 2023, at 5:00 p.m., with each $25 ticket sale and proceeds going towards scholarships for graduating Seniors of Ross Beatty High school, in the names of Elizabeth Pittman and Dan Lee.

Everyone is welcome to this event and not obligated to buy a dinner.

Breakfast will be provided for Manor Apartments and Stone Lake Woods in Chestnut Towers and Cassopolis Apartments in Dowagiac on Monday, January 16, 2023.

Food will begin preparation at 7:00 a.m. at the Church of Cassopolis kitchen, and meals will be delivered by 9:00 a.m.

The Annual March from the US Post Office to the Historic Courthouse Parking lot will begin at 11:00 a.m., depending on weather.

Any donation for the breakfast and/or scholarship would be greatly appreciated, even if you can't attend the event.

The community wants to give a reminder that MLK Day is a "Day on, not a Day Off", as this holiday emphasizes the importance of giving service to humanity.

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