Center for Economic Development and Community Engagement

Martin Luther King Day Community Banquet

Every January Henderson State University hosts the Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Community Banquet on MLK Day. 

2020 Date: January 20 6:00 PM Garrison Center Ballroom

Henderson Students are able to attend complimentary. There is a cost for the public, but table sponsorship is available. Purchase individual tickets. 

There are three sponsorship levels for businesses, churches, organizations, and individuals.

2020 Sponsorship Levels:

$1,000 Platinum – platinum table placard, logo on the program, vocal recognition, name in the slideshow, preferred seating for 8, and table service. 

$300 Gold – gold table placard, vocal recognition, name in the slideshow, and seating for 8. 

$150 Silver – silver table placard and seating for 8. 

For 2020, we are awarding the first Henderson State University MLK Community Service
Award. This award will recognize the individual who best represents the ideals of the late Dr.
Martin Luther King, Jr.

Deadline for nomination submissions is January 3, 2020 by 5:00 PM. 

MLK Community Service Award Nomination Form  Paper Form

MLK Community Service Award Online Nomination Form

Contact Dr. Lewis Shepherd for sponsorships and award nomination questions. 

870-230-5550 or shepherd@hsu.edu