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42nd Annual MLK Awards Banquet
Saturday, January 16 @ 5:00 pm
The Athens Area Human Relations Council will host this year’s Martin Luther King, Jr. Awards as a virtual event. The theme is “The Urgency of Creating the Beloved Community” featuring keynote speaker Deja Watkins (2014 AAHRC Scholarship recipient and English teacher at W.R. Hornsby Middle School in Augusta, GA) and soloist Melvin Rambeau, Jr. (recording artist and 2007 AAHRC Scholarship recipient.)
The Martin Luther King, Jr. Awards Banquet is held each year to honor individuals or organizations that have made outstanding contributions to human relations through volunteer work or by addressing various social issues. The banquet also recognizes the hard work of community youth by awarding scholarships to exceptional high-school seniors. Registration required to attend. www.humanrelationscouncil.org