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Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration

 “If you want to say that I was a drum major, say that I was a drum major for justice; say that I was a drum major for peace; I was a drum major for righteousness… We all have the drum major instinct.” – Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Please Join Us

The 7th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration Luncheon “Embracing the Dream” will be on Friday, Jan. 12, 2024, in the Detrick Building Atrium from 11 a.m.-1 p.m.

Drum major awards are bestowed upon local heroes who have given their time, talents, treasure, and service in the name of justice, equity, and equality. The 2024 Drum Major Award recipients are:

Kathy Conley-Jones, LUTCF
Kathy Conley-Jones Consults, LLC

Rodney Crim, CEcD, EDFP
CEO and President
St. Louis Economic Development Partnership

Judge Willie J. Epps, Jr.
Western District of Missouri

Taliya King

Art McCoy, Ph.D.
Founder & President of S.A.G.E.S. L.L.C.

Valerie E. Patton
Greater St. Louis, Inc.

Drum Major Scholarships will be awarded to student scholars from Ferguson-Florissant, Hazelwood, Jennings, Normandy, Ritenour, and Riverview Gardens school districts; Incarnate Word Academy, Cardinal Ritter College Preparatory, Lutheran North, and Pattonville high schools and St. Louis Community College.

Charitable contributions donated during this celebration will help support scholarships for local high school students and a junior college student pursuing a career in nursing and the Building Health Community Fund.

Christian Hospital and Northwest HealthCare, members of BJC HealthCare, provide world-class medical care to the communities of North County, Greater St. Louis County and Southern Illinois.

We would like to thank our generous sponsors of the 2024 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration Luncheon

Christian Hospital Medical Staff

Centene Charitable Foundation

Maxine Clark & Box Fox
Shalom Church (City of Peace)
St. Louis Community College
State Farm-Christina Reynolds

Paramount Bank


Find a doctor or make an appointment: 800.392.0936
General Information: 314.653.5000
Christian Hospital
11133 Dunn Road
St. Louis, Missouri 63136

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