MLK Commemorative Breakfast date announced

January 8, 2013 

Annual MLK breakfast set for Feb. 16

BRADENTON -- The Manatee County Branch of the NAACP presents its annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemorative Breakfast with the theme "Recognizing the Struggle, Realizing the Dream" at 9 a.m. Feb. 16 at the 13th Avenue Dream Center, 922 24th St. E.

The speaker will be The Rev. Dr. Manuel Sykes, president of the St. Petersburg Branch of the NAACP.

Tickets are $30 for individuals or $240 for a table of eight.

Checks can be mailed to the NAACP, P. O. Box 937, Bradenton, Florida 34206.

Organizations can get help with spreading the message

Salt & Light Productions announces that the application deadline for cost-sharing grants ends Friday.

Salt & Light is offering customized video packages geared toward assisting organizations reach their financial goals for fundraising events by offering a number of nonprofits a grant that will subsidize a percentage of the production costs associated with this special opportunity.

For more information about the application process, call Patty Dodson at 941-487-4061.

-- Herald staff reports

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