Sunday January 20, 2019

Plant City MLK Leadership Breakfast

Theme "Unity Starts Here!"


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Henry Johnson 545-3362
Rashida Barnum 863-398-2059
Gwen Thomas 813-340-2557

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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 20, 2019, at 7:30 a.m. in Trinkle Center, 106 Park Road, Plant City, Florida.

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. Over 350 Dignitaries, local business & faith based leaders and residents gather to celebrate Plant City's progress towards equality for all citizens.

Our keynote speaker is Liesta Sykes- Motivational Speaker and Senior Leadership with Florida Department of Children & Families, State of Florida.

We are honored to also have Ms. Tamara Shamburger, Chair of Hillsborough School District as our Mistress of Ceremony.

We also recognize our local Community Champions whose actions reflect the highest standard, integrity and willingness to "serve" others through the Jerry Bailey President's Award, Sadye Gibbs Martin Community Service Award, E.L. Bing Educator of the Year, and MLK Leadership Award. High school recipients will be presented with college scholarship and of course the breakfast is catered by the famous Steph’s Soul Food Restaurant.

Keynote Speaker

Ms. Liesta Sykes will be our keynote speaker for the breakfast.

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Tamara Shamburger, Chair Hillsborough School District

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Jeremiah Bailey Award

Sadie Gibbs Martin Community Service Award

E.L. Bing Education Award

MLK Leadership Award

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College Scholarships

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

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About ILPC

Special Business of the Year 2013

Founded in 1982

Foster equitable opportunities for residents, regardless of age, sex, race or religion throughout the City of Plant City.

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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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