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Martin Luther King Breakfast at UMaine Jan. 19

Contact: Diane Khiel (dkhiel@adelphia.net); Joe Carr (joecarr@maine.edu)

ORONO– The Greater Bangor NAACP and the University of Maine will host theannual Martin Luther King Breakfast Celebration on Monday Jan. 19 atUMaine’s Wells Conference Center.  Doors will open at 8 a.m., with thetwo-hour event scheduled to begin at 8:30.

Outgoing Maine Attorney General Steven Rowe will provide the keynote address. Rev. Dewey Fagerburg, a longtime NAACP member, will offer remarks reflecting on the national NAACP’s 100th anniversary on Feb. 12, 2009. The program will also feature perspectives on the 2008 presidentialelection and President-elect Barack Obama, who will be inaugurated theday after the UMaine celebration.

Those who wish to purchase tickets should call 581-1428.  They cost $20 foradults, $15 for seniors citizens 65 and over, $10 for high school andcollege students w/ID, and $10 for children 12 and under. 

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