The IECAAC (Inland Empire Concerned African American Churches) will celebrate Dr. King’s Legacy with the theme “Dream the Plan.” at the 31st year celebration of the MLK Prayer Breakfast of San Bernardino on January 17, beginning at 7:30 a.m. at the Inghram Community Center, 2050 N. Mt. Vernon Ave., San Bernardino. The celebration will include the presentation of several special awards to some of our local educators, politicians and others in community service who have performed special services benefiting the residents of San Bernardino.
The awards include the “Gertrude Whetzel Award” which is so named to honor Ms. Whetzel. Ms Whetzel was very instrumental in raising the money to erect the statue of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. that stands in front of the San Bernardino City Hall.
Gertrude Whetzel – Terrance Stone-CEO of Young Visionaries ; Beyond the Boundaries – Linda Jackson of NID; Public Service – Chief Keith Kilmer – Cief San Bernardino City Police Department Trail Blazer – Jennifer Vaughn-Blakely- CEO of Sundance Consultant Services Community Service - Clyde Williams- Outreach and Recruitment Coordinator –Valley College Marco Cota – Dean of Counseling and Matriculation – Valley College Patriot- James Ramos – Chairman of San Manuel Mission Band Indians The annual breakfast will include variety of activities as well as a short message of encouragement, all in honor of Dr. King’s Legacy.
Immediately following the breakfast, attendees and the general public are invited to the San Bernardino City Hall for additional presentations, ending with the traditional walk around the MLK Statue. San Bernardino City Hall is at 300 North D. Street.
Tickets are available at: T. Hughes Temple Outreach Community Center - 1777 W. Baseline Ave- (909)383- 9588; St. Paul's A.M.E. Church - 1355 W. 21st - (909) 887-1718; Ecclesia Christian Fellowship - 1314 E. date Street, S.B. 92404- (909)- 881-5551.
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