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31st Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Memorial Luncheon

The NAACP Salt Lake Branch cordially invites you to attend the 31st Annual

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Memorial Luncheon


Monday, January 19, 2015  

Reception: 11:30 a.m.

Luncheon: 12:00 noon

Little America Hotel Ballroom

500 South Main

Salt Lake City, Utah

Martin L. King

Rosa Parks



Dr. Nicole M. Francis

Dr. Nicole M. Francis, Ed.D. Program Manager for Smart Global Solutions (JV) LLC and NASA Research and Education Support Services (NRESS). She manages this National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Headquarters Consolidated Contract in Washington, DC and Arlington VA. This is a $134.9 million cost plus, 8(A)/GSA Minority Business Contact to provide scientific and educational technical support to NASA Headquarters Mission Directorates and NASA Centers. Her staff of 90+; support NASA for peer review services, technical support and special projects for the Space Science, Earth Science, Aeronautics, Human Exploration Opportunities (HEO), Space Technology and Education Department Mission Directorates. Projects that she has managed include work on the Educator Astronaut Program, the International Space Station (ISS) Education/Science laboratories and support of the NASA Space Shuttle Program. Dr. Francis also serves as a Board Member on the Smart Global Solutions, LLC (JV) Board of Directors that governs the NASA NRESS Contract. Nicole also provides consulting services to Government Contractors and Commercial Companies in Aerospace and Defense, special interests, and risk and change management.

Dr. Francis takes pride in being a former NAACP National Staff member as an Education Policy Manager and National Interim Education Director.

Awards to be presented:

Pastor Corey J. Hodges

The Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Award will be presented to Corey J. Hodges, Pastor of New Pilgrim Baptist Church. He is a former Columnist with the Salt Lake Tribune, promoter of Human Rights and a strong community supporter of Civil Rights.

Anne Burkholder, Chief Executive Officer

The Rosa Parks Award will be presented to Anne Burkholder, Chief Executive Officer, YWCA Utah. She believes in fighting racism, empowering women and companies while promoting justice and equality.



CR England, Hires Big H, Kronstadt Civil Rights Scholarship, Mahatma Gandhi Scholarship from Vijaya Sharma Foundation, Smith's Food & Drug and Utah Jazz Scholarships will be presented to Utah College Students.


$75.00 Individual Ticket

$750.00 Table of Ten


Make reservations and pay online: www.naacp-saltlakebranch.org

Or mail to: NAACP Salt Lake Branch
                P.O. Box 25414
                Salt Lake City, UT 84125-0414

RSVP by January 13

Tel: (801) 250-5088, Fax: (801) 250-5111

www.naacp-saltlakebranch.org Or email:  jdwnaacp@att.net

Contributions or gifts to NAACP Branches are not tax deductible as charitable donations.


Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Luncheon

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