MLK Dream Weekend


This year, the MLK Dream Weekend took on a whole new level of significance by incorporating the provision of substantial scholarships to Upstate high school students. It was quite encouraging to see those truly phenomenally bright students – who are already doing fantastic projects of their own – receive such great community support. The Dreams in Action […]

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The MoneySmart class facilitated by a Rotary member during Dreams in Action Day was great. The presenter (Carlo White) should be a motivational speaker, he was just that unbelievable!! Calm, friendly, intelligent, worked the room and made all feel like we were part of his discussion.  Lacy Gamble, Greenville Resident and MLK Diversity Banquet and […]

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It was really a pleasure to be part of this event. The kids were fantastic, and I’m glad we were all able to have an impact on their lives. Thanks for the big role you played. Pam Jamarik, Michelin North America – MLK Dream Weekend Scholarship Sponsor

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I want to take this opportunity to express my sincere appreciation for your executive board’s work in providing an amazing MLK Diversity Banquet. I must say it far exceeded my expectations and was so worth the drive from Columbia. As a result of what I experienced, I left with a continued intention to use my […]

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Thank you so much for the opportunity to be involved. I loved it, and I’m so glad the additional fundraising effort was successful this year. It was such a great event. Kinneil Coltman, Director of Diversity for Greenville Health System, Sponsor

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I wanted to send a thank you on behalf of the local chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha for the opportunity to present Roland with the noted gift of appreciation. The Diversity Banquet was very nice and I truly enjoyed the message from Roland as well as the meal. Again, thank you for an outstanding program […]

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My sincere congratulations on such an extraordinary MLK Diversity Banquet! It was such a wonderful event! Roland Martin did such an outstanding job, and his message was so appropriate for our college and high school students in the audience. It was especially powerful when Roland asked the four students to stand. He really made an […]

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I really enjoyed Roland Martin. He was riveting and thought provoking. I think he woke up a lot of folks. And you did a great job of organizing the weekend. I think you single handedly doubled attendance!  Elizabeth Lyons, TD Convention Center and President Elect of Rotary of Greenville

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