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Kenneth Elmore, Boston University’s dean of students, will deliver the keynote address during Salem State University's annual Martin Luther King Jr. Convocation at 11 a.m. The event will include the reading of contest-winning essays from local elementary, middle and high schools on the legacy of Dr. King. This morning's event is free and open to the public. Salem State is located at 352 Lafayette St. For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Get styled at Vero Salon and Spa during a Style-A-Thon fundraiser from 4 to 8 p.m., to benefit the scholarship fund created by the parents of Colleen Ritzer in memory of their daughter. The fundraising event features haircuts, pink hair extensions, chair massages, mini facials, raffles, bracelets and T-shirts in honor of the late Colleen Ritzer, with 100 percent of the proceeds going to the Colleen Ritzer Memorial Scholarship Fund at the Essex County Community Foundation. For more information, call 978-750-4004 or visit www.verosalonandspa.com. Vero Salon and Spa is located at 1 Central St. in Middleton.