Sunday January 15, 2017

"Committed To Excellence"

In honor of the legacy and work of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., the Improvement League of Plant City, in partnership with Hillsborough Community College Plant City Campus, presents the Annual Plant City Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Leadership Breakfast Sunday January 15, 2017, at 7:30 a.m. in Trinkle Center, 106 Park Road, Plant City, Florida. Tickets are $30.00.

The Plant City MLK Leadership Breakfast is an opportunity to celebrate Dr. King’s legacy of service and be inspired to live out his dream today in our homes, the community and throughout the world.

Our keynote speaker is Harrison Peters, Chief of Schools, Hillsborough County. Mr. Peters background in education and passion for the ways in which education can be the driving force for diversity and inclusion will presented in a dynamic chorus of words. We also recognize individuals or organizations whose actions reflect the highest standard, integrity and willingness to "serve" others through the League President’s Award, Sadye Gibbs Martin Community Service Award, E.L. Bing Educator of the Year, and MLK Leadership Award. Two high school recipients are presented with college scholarship and of course the breakfast is catered by the famous Steph’s Soul Food Restaurant.

Keynote Speaker

Mr. Harrison Peters, Chief of Schools, Hillsborough County School District. Will be our keynote speaker for the breakfast.

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Ms. Tammie Fields, News Anchor, Channel 10, WFTS will be the Mistress of Ceremonies for the Breakfast.

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President's Award

Sadie Gibbs Martin Community Service Award

E.L. Bing Education Award

MLK Leadership Award

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College Scholarships

Two college scholarships are presented to graduating seniors in recognition of their academic and community service acheivements.

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Proceeds Benefit

Proceeds for the Plant City MLK Festival benefit the following-

Plant City Bing Rooming House African American Museum

Forensic Science & Language Arts

Community development, and senior citizen outreach.

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