|Rockdale Chamber, NAACP to host King tribute breakfast|
CONYERS—The Conyers-Rockdale Chamber of Commerce and the Rockdale NAACP will co-host a Martin Luther King, Jr. tribute breakfast on Jan. 21, 7:30 – 9 a.m., at Longhorn Steakhouse, 1294 Iris Drive, S.W., Conyers.
The breakfast is held annually to commemorate the life and achievements of King.
“We are excited about this year’s celebration and expecting a large turnout. It usually sells out,” said Fred Boscarino, president of the Conyers-Rockdale Chamber of Commerce. “This event has become a community tradition for many of our residents and business owners who want to appropriately observe MLK Day and honor this great American.”
Proceeds from the breakfast will be donated to United Way in Rockdale to benefit programs addressing homelessness in the community.
Rockdale’s United Way Area Director Claire Cline expressed appreciation to the Rockdale NAACP and the Chamber for partnering to organize the event and for supporting local efforts to help the homeless.
“On January 21, we will be honoring a visionary leader who worked to improve the lives of others and to bridge social barriers,” said Cline. “Helping the homeless is certainly an appropriate tribute to his legacy.”
The cost to attend the breakfast is $10. Advanced tickets may be purchased from the Chamber of Commerce, located at 1186 Scott Street, Conyers. For more information, call 770-483-7049.