Fayetteville Events Honor King’s Dream
Attendees Urged To Strive to Contribute
Posted: January 21, 2014 at 5 a.m.
Martin Luther King Jr.’s message of equality, unity and brotherhood rang out Monday, embodied by more than 800 marchers who walked up Dickson Street to celebrate the federal holiday bearing King’s name.
AT A GLANCE
Martin Luther King Jr. Council Honorees
The Northwest Arkansas Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Council recognized four individuals and one organization for outstanding community service Monday during the 18th annual Recommitment Banquet at the Fayetteville Town Center.
Lifetime Achievement Award — Barbara Lofton
Ernestine White-Gibson Individual Achievement Award — Tanya Cook
Rodney Momon Youth Award — Brendan Cook
Rev. J.A. Hawkins Posthumous Award — William “Bill” Whitfield
Corporation of the Year Award — Ronnie Brewer Foundation
Also during the banquet, the Martin Luther King Jr. Council presented $25,000 in scholarships to 25 high school and college students.
Source: Staff Report
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