This year’s Homestead and Florida City annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Breakfast was attended by hundreds of community leaders, activist, elected officials and educators, who came out to honor the values and ideals of Dr. Martin Luther King and celebrate the commemoration of the national holiday in his honor. The event was hosted by Councilman Jimmie Williams, Jr. III, liaison to the Southwest Advisory Committee, which organized the event along with Councilwoman Patricia Fairclough-McCormick and the Homestead and Florida City Community Relations Board, and was made possible thanks to help of sponsors and volunteers.
“In my opinion this year’s Martin Luther King, Jr. breakfast was a huge success and the best one yet,” said Councilman Jimmie L. Williams, III, who at the February 20th Homestead City Council meeting, recognized all the sponsors and volunteers who helped organize the breakfast. “This event was a large task that demanded a herculean effort, and I want to extend a heartfelt thanks to our community partners, sponsors, and city staff, whose persistence and consistency paid off with a beautifully organized event to honor one of the most important and inspiring leaders in our history.”
Councilman Williams, III awarded certificates of recognition to, The Palace Gardens at Homestead for sponsoring the entire breakfast. He also awarded recognitions to Dade Medical College, T.R. Jones & Company, Robert M. Levy & Associates, Inc., Charter School Associates, and Weiss, Serota, Helfman, Pastoriza, Cole, Boniske, P.A. for donating funding. Mr. Kevin Myles for securing from Urban Construction Craft Academy the donations of the plaques that were awarded to honorees and Community Relations Board Chair Vielka Dyer for securing a donation from Wal-Mart as well as helping organize the event. Councilman Williams also presented Councilwoman Patricia Fairclough-McCormick with a certificate of appreciation