2022 MLK Community Celebration

“Where is Justice:

Then and Now”

Monday, January 17, 2022 |11:00 A.M.

St. Ambrose University

Rogalski Center | Davenport, IA 52803

Program Agenda

Master of Ceremonies
Michael Guster—President, Friends of MLK / President, Davenport NAACP

Ryan Saddler Sr. —CEO & Board Chair, FoMLK  / Ass. Vice President for DEI, St. Ambrose University

Rev. John Horn—Pastor, Trinity Episcopal Cathedral

Lift Every Voice
Deacon Sherwin Robinson—Third Missionary Baptist Church
Mr. Richard Bardina—Minister of Music, Third Missionary Baptist Church

Intro of keynote
Fritz Dieudonné—Coordinator for Student DEI, St. Ambrose University

Keynote presentation
Rev. Dr. Melvin Grimes—Pastor, Tabernacle Baptist Church / Executive Director of Churches United of the QCA / Community Relations Chair of the Davenport NAACP

Special Selection
Minister Collins and The Third Missionary Baptist Church Faces of Angels Praise Dance Team

Our Continuing Service Charge
Mrs. Vera Kelly—Board Memberm, Friends of MLK

Rev. Dr. Kathy Stoner-Lasala— Bridging Pastor, First Presbyterian Church of Davenport & P.U.N.C.H.

Board Member

Closing & Benediction
Min. Frank Holley—President, P.U.N.C.H.

Fellowship Luncheon
Rogalski Center Ballroom


Special Thanks to the Planning Team, St. Ambrose University, and you the community for making this celebration possible!

Please don't forget the 2022 Blessing Box Donation Drive This community service project is taking place 8:00 AM—5:00 PM. at the KWQC - TV 6 Station (805 Brady St.) where personal and household cleaning products may be donated to help supply the Blessing Boxes in the community. 


Blessing Box Campaign sponsored by People Uniting Neighbors and Churches