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Posted: January 18, 2013 8:12 p.m.

NAACP, Chamber hosts MLK Jr. breakfast Jan. 21

Darrell Everidge/

The Rev. Dr. Walter Kimbrough

For the ninth year, the Rockdale Branch of the NAACP and the Conyers-Rockdale Chamber of Commerce will host its annual breakfast to commemorate the birth of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

The event will take place Jan. 21, from 7:30 a.m. to 9 a.m. at LongHorn’s Steakhouse at 1294 Iris Drive in Conyers.

Cost for the event is $7 for adults, $3 for children under 5 years old.

Proceeds will go to United Way, to benefit programs addressing homelessness in the community, Phoenix Pass and Family Promise of NewRock.

The keynote speaker for this year’s event is the Rev. Dr. Walter L. Kimbrough, former pastor of the Cascade Church in Atlanta and current pastor at Columbia Drive United Methodist Church.

Kimbrough was the keynote speaker at the Sesquicentennial Emancipation Proclamation community worship service on Jan. 31 hosted at Springfield Baptist Church.

 

 

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