12TH ANNUAL BREAKFAST
WHAT: The Spady Cultural Heritage Museum will hold its annual breakfast, celebrating the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., featuring local speakers sharing their insights on King’s contributions in the areas of education, religion, civil rights and humanitarianism/
The program will also include musical selections 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.
“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.”
Featured speakers are C. Ron Allen, Major Joseph Bernadel, Dr. Arthur Evans and Delray Beach City Commissioner Angeleta Gray.
Sponsors include Waste Management; the Delray Beach Community Redevelopment Agency; Iberia Bank; Morgan Stanley; Weiner, Lynne & Thompson, P.A. Attorneys at Law; and African-American Registry.
WHERE/WHEN: The 12th annual breakfast will be held at 8 a.m. January 21, 2013, at the Delray Beach Golf Club, 2200 Highland Ave.
DETAILS: Media is invited. Cost: $25 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
BACKGROUND: 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. Hours: 11 a.m. - 4 p.m., Monday-Friday;