In celebration of the legacy and spirit of Dr. King, four local speakers will share their insights on King’s contributions in the areas of education, religion, civil rights and humanitarianism/
The program will also include two musical selections from local students and presentations by the student winners of the Palm Beach Poetry Festival and the South Florida Youth Speak Out! oratorical contest, presented by the Knights of Pythagoras Mentoring Network.
A new addition to the celebration will be the recognition of community leaders with the new Unity Awards.
“The Martin Luther King Jr. Breakfast has become one of our signature events, and this year, it closely follows the second inauguration of President Barack Obama, which is a great opportunity to recognize our own local leaders,” said Museum Director Charlene Jones. “We also are proud that the breakfast is a showcase for our young people, who represent the potential of our future.”
Media is invited. Cost: $25 per person in advance; $30 at the door; event includes a full breakfast buffet and beverages. Please RSVP by January 14. For more information, call 561-279-8883 or visit www.spadymuseum.org
About Spady Cultural Heritage Museum:
The Spady Cultural Heritage Museum is the only museum of its kind in Palm Beach County. Located at 170 NW Fifth Avenue in Delray Beach, it is dedicated to showcasing the African-, Haitian- and Caribbean-American cultural contributions to the artistic landscape of Florida and the U.S. The Delray Beach Community Redevelopment Agency is a proud sponsor of specific museum activities, including exhibits and lectures. The State of Florida Division of Cultural Affairs and The Auburn Group are also proud sponsors of selected museum programs. Hours: 11 a.m. - 4 p.m., Monday-Friday;