Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Breakfast Celebration to be held Jan. 21

Editor’s note: Due to the predicted snowstorm, the 2019 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Breakfast Celebration on Jan. 21 has been canceled. Organizers are working to reschedule the event for a later date. Ticket holders will receive refunds.

The 2019 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Breakfast Celebration, co-sponsored by the Greater Bangor Area NAACP and the University of Maine Division of Student Life, will be held Jan. 21 at Wells Conference Center on campus.

The family-friendly event will celebrate King’s life and legacy, inspiration, dedication to diversity and social commitment.

The breakfast celebration will feature food and music, and recognition of the recipient of the Dorothy Clarke Wilson Peace Writing Prize. Amy Sneirson, executive director of the Maine Human Rights Commission, will deliver the keynote address.

Doors open at 8 a.m., with the program running 8:30–10:30 a.m. Tickets are $20; $15 for children ages 12 and younger; free for UMaine students with a valid MaineCard. Registration is available online; tickets also will be available at the door until they are sold out.

Table sponsorships for organizations and departments are available for $200 through Jan. 18. Each table has a capacity for 10 seats.

For more information or to request a reasonable accommodation, contact Robert Jackson at robert.jackson@maine.edu or 581.1437.     

More about the event is online.