SOUTHPORT, NC (WWAY) — Southport’s Martin Luther King Celebration Committee has planned a two day celebration of the Martin Luther King holiday.
It kicks off Sunday at the Southport Fire Department on Howe Street. A half mile march kicks off at 3:00 p.m. followed by a program with music by the Save Our Community Choir. It will also include The Howard Brothers: Talmadge, Tashawn, Charlie and Ricky.
On Monday, the highlight of the celebration is the 24th Annual Round Table Breakfast. It is in the Murrow Hall of Trinity United Methodist Church starting at 8:00 a.m..
The keynote speaker is Dr. Glen Harris, Associate Professor at UNCW. He is the author of several publications, including one on the Trayvon Martin case.
Tickets for the breakfast are being sold in advance for $12.00 each at most Southport area churches.