Viterbo University to host annual MLK Day celebration

LA CROSSE, Wis. (WKBT)- Martin Luther King Junior Day is tomorrow, and Viterbo University is hosting their annual celebration with a keynote address from an environmental epidemiologist, Dr. Sylvia Hood Washington.

The MLK Leadership Award, which honors extraordinary contributions to the La Crosse community that demonstrate Dr. King’s legacy of positive change from generation to generation, will also be presented.

Viterbo will also hold its second annual MLK Day of service, learning, and celebration on January 17.

The university will honor Martin Luther King Jr. with a morning of community service followed by a series of educational workshops in the afternoon.

The day of events will take place at the Viterbo University Fine Arts Center.