UnitedHealthcare, Gantt Center Host Tribute Honoring Martin Luther
King Jr.?s Life and Legacy
Jan. 14 event includes performance by Blacks in Wax, Medicare
educational seminar and screening of ?Anna Lucasta?
CHARLOTTE, N.C.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–
As part of the Black Classic Cinema Series, UnitedHealthcare and the
Harvey B. Gantt Center for African-American Arts + Culture will
celebrate the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. federal holiday with a
special event Saturday, Jan. 14.
The event will begin with a performance by Blacks in Wax, an innovative
educational youth group dedicated to African-American history and
culture, at 1 p.m., followed by a Medicare education seminar by
In addition, a video of the recent dedication of the Martin Luther King
Jr. Memorial in Washington, D.C., will be presented, and a screening of
?Anna Lucasta,? the Black Classic Cinema Series January selection,
starring Eartha Kitt and Sammy Davis Jr., will round out the day?s
?The Gantt Center is excited to work with UnitedHealthcare to pass on
Dr. King?s inspiring message of equality, justice and reconciliation,?
said David R. Taylor, president and CEO, Gantt Center. ?We encourage
Charlotte-area residents of all ages to join us in honoring Dr. King?s
?UnitedHealthcare is honored to partner with the Gantt Center in this
tribute and share Dr. King?s legacy with the people of Charlotte,? said
Donna Reynolds, North Carolina executive director, UnitedHealthcare
Medicare & Retirement.
About The Harvey B. Gantt Center for African-American Arts +Culture
in 1974, Charlotte?s Harvey B. Gantt Center for African-American Arts +
Culture (formerly the Afro-American Cultural Center) exists to present,
preserve and promote African-American art, culture and history. The
Harvey B. Gantt Center is an epicenter for the best in visual,
performing and literary arts and leads community outreach initiatives
and arts education programs. Built to museum standards, it is also the
permanent home for the John & Vivian Hewitt Collection of
African-American Art and is a celebrated wedding and event venue. To
learn more, please visit www.ganttcenter.org.
UnitedHealthcare is dedicated to
helping people nationwide live healthier lives by simplifying the health
care experience, meeting consumer health and wellness needs, and
sustaining trusted relationships with care providers. The company offers
the full spectrum of health benefit programs for individuals, employers
and Medicare and Medicaid beneficiaries, and contracts directly with
more than 650,000 physicians and care professionals and 5,000 hospitals
nationwide. UnitedHealthcare serves more than 38 million people and is
one of the businesses of UnitedHealth Group (NYSE: UNH), a diversified
Fortune 50 health and well-being company.
This event is only for educational purposes and no plan-specific
benefits or details will be shared.
Mark Drake, 952-931-5836