Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Leaders' Breakfast
Each year, the MLK Community Leaders’ Breakfast recognizes people and organizations that demonstrate outstanding leadership and service to our community in the following categories: community service/volunteerism education, employment, healthcare and housing.
This year's honorees are:
Fredda Bryan, Community Health Advisor/Associate Director
American Cancer Society
Ms. Bryan is cited for her work in the community to promote breast cancer awareness and provide health resources.
Dr. Carlos Campo, President
Hispanic Education Alliance
Dr. Campo is awarded for his tireless efforts to create educational opportunities for deserving students and to uplift all humanity through his teachings.
Gail Easley, Executive Director
Crispus Attucks Cultural Center
Ms. Easley is cited for her commitment to provide opportunities to empower youth through the arts and to preserve a historical landmark.
Sharon McDonald, Former Commissioner of the Revenue
City of Norfolk
Ms. McDonald is awarded for her devotion to social justice and economic equality within the City of Norfolk.
Kevin Turpin, Director
Life Enrichment Center of Norfolk
Mr. Turpin is cited for his tireless work in the community providing educational, social and spiritual enrichment to the underserved.
Boo Williams, Founder
Boo Williams Sportsplex
Mr. Willliams is cited for his contributions to the lives of youth in the area of sports and to help make the community a center for athletic achievement known nationally.