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MLK Day 2014

CONWAY, Ark. (January 15, 2014) – The Hendrix community celebrates Martin Luther King Day 2014 on Monday, Jan. 20. 

Campus offices are closed in observance of MLK Day as community members are encouraged to join the Commemorative march from Simon Park to the Faulkner County Library at 10 a.m. 

Shuttles will take participants from the Faulkner County library parking lot to Simon Park for the march. The shuttles start at 9:15 a.m. and the last one will leave the library at 9:45 a.m. Following the march, there will be a commemorative program at the library at 11 a.m. with recognition, presentations, and songs. 

At 1 p.m., Hendrix and UCA students will host a kids carnival at the Wellness and Athletics Center.  The event is free and open to the public.  Hendrix students interested in volunteering should contact Desh Deepak ( to sign up. 

There will also be a MLK memorial chapel service on Monday, Jan. 27 in Greene Chapel at 6:30 p.m. The service is open to the public.

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