A public reception for 2015 MLK Convocation speaker Ruth Holland Scott takes place from 3-5 p.m. Sunday, January 25, at the Lewis Chapel AME Church, located at 522 West Center Street (four blocks west of the Bohm Theatre).
This reception provides an informal social opportunity for community members to discuss Albion's past, present and future with Scott, who grew up in Albion in the 1930s and 1940s.
A member of Albion College Class of 1956, Scott has been an educator, banker, city councilperson and civic leader in Rochester, New York, for more than 40 years. An Albion city park is named in honor of Scott's father, and will undergo a significant improvement project in 2015.
Albion's 2015 MLK Convocation and Community Reception, featuring an address by Scott, takes place Tuesday, January 27, at 7 p.m. in the downtown Albion Bohm Theatre.