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Soul food luncheon to be hosted at Ivy Tech Community College in Goshen to honor Black History Month

Two Michiana Ivy Tech campuses will honor Black History Month by hosting soul food luncheons.

The Elkhart County campus will host a luncheon from noon to 1 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 16, in the Community Center at 22531 C.R. 18 in Goshen. The event is being sponsored by the Elkhart County Diversity Committee and the Student Government Association in Elkhart County, according to a press release from Ivy Tech. The event is open to all students at Ivy Tech, and food will be provided by Krāv in Elkhart.

A panel of speakers will attend the luncheon, including Arvis Dawson, executive assistant to former Elkhart Mayor Dick Moore; Ron Davis, president of the NAACP Elkhart County; Tara Morris, executive director of the Minority Health Coalition of Elkhart County; and Jeremy Everett, secretary of the Student Government Association. Students from the college who participated in an essay contest about Black History Month will read from their written works.

A second soul food luncheon will take place from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 24, at the South Bend campus, 220 Dean Johnson Blvd.

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