Annual breakfast celebration included in BDN roundup of Martin Luther King Jr. Day events
The Bangor Daily News included the annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Breakfast Celebration at the University of Maine in a roundup of events in the state for Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Co-sponsored by the Greater Bangor Area NAACP and the UMaine Division of Student Life, the event will be held 8:30–10:30 a.m. Jan. 21 at Wells Conference Center. Doors will open at 8 a.m. The family-friendly event will celebrate King’s life and legacy, inspiration, dedication to diversity and social commitment, the article states. The event will include food and music, recognition of the recipient of the Dorothy Clarke Wilson Peace Writing Prize, and a keynote address by Amy Sneirson, executive director of the Maine Human Rights Commission. Tickets are $20, $15 for children age 12 or younger, or free for UMaine students with a MaineCard. Registration is available online; tickets also will be sold at the door until they are sold out, the BDN reported.