Join the Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board (MPRB) for their annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration on Monday, Jan. 18 from 6:30–7:30 pm at Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Recreation Center (4055 Nicollet Ave. S, Minneapolis).
The celebration will be emceed by Chad Jackson, Senior Account Executive with the Minnesota Twins. Trent Tucker, District Director of Athletics – Minneapolis Public Schools and “Retired NBA Basketball Player,” will give a keynote presentation, and there will be a performance by Minnesota’s Own, Three-Time Grammy Award-Winning, “Sounds of Blackness.”
The MPRB will present its “Living the Dream” award to Frank White for his dedication and commitment to our community. The “Living the Dream” award honors an individual, business, or community group who has demonstrated dedication and distinguished service to the MPRB and the lives of Minneapolis residents.
Special presentations and guest speakers also include: Minneapolis Mayor Betsy Hodges, Sandra Richardson from the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Legacy Council, and spoken word by S’sence Adams and Baby S’sence.