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St. Petersburg Metropolitan Section of the National Council of Negro Women Inc.
PRESENTS THE 35TH ANNUAL

Martin Luther King Jr. Leadership Awards Virtual Event

JANUARY 18 | 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM | STREAMING

Ticket for individual: $25.00

Ticket for group (10) per table: $250.00

Join us for our virtual celebration of the 35th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Leadership Awards, hosted by the St. Petersburg Metropolitan Section of the National Council of Negro Women Inc. The event will feature a dynamic speaker, entertainment, community awards and scholarship presentations as we highlight the life and legacy of this iconic visionary who dedicated his life to the fight for human rights equality for all.

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Ethel Peeples Robinson

Welcome from the President of the St. Petersburg Metropolitan Section of the National Council of Negro Women

I am Ethel Peeples Robinson, President of the St. Petersburg Metropolitan Section of the National Council of Negro Women, Inc. an organization that I am proud to belong to as a Legacy Life member. On behalf of the St. Petersburg Metropolitan Section of the National Council of Negro Women, Inc., I am honored to extend a warm welcome to all who are attending today to share in celebrating our 35th Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Leadership Awards Breakfast. On this occasion, we highlight the life and legacy of this iconic visionary who dedicated his life to the fight for human rights equality for all. We are ecstatic that you again set aside time to join us in this endeavor and look forward to our celebration.

Attending the Leadership Awards helps us continue to provide:

  • Valuable resources for the community
  • Health & Wellness initiatives for the community
  • Scholarships to graduating high school seniors
  • Programs for our youth

Awards Program

  • Invocation - Rev. L. Don Middleton
  • Black National Anthem
  • Welcome - Honorable Mayor Rick Kriseman
  • Greetings - Dr. Johnnetta B. Cole, President-Chair National NCNW
  • Occasion - Ethel Peeples Robinson
  • Acknowledgements - Wanda Swift-Wilson
  • Introduction of speaker - Lyn Harris
  • Musical Selection - Dr. Alex Harris
  • Keynote Speaker, Dr. Tonjua Williams
  • Leadership Award - presented by Catherine Stempien
  • Humanitarian Award - presented by Mary Footman
  • Guilford-Robinson Educational Incentive Award - presented by Ethel Peeples Robinson & Dr. Sharon Brown
  • Ralph Young Family Foundation Awards - presented by Thelma Bruce & Dr. Sharon Brown
  • Brittany Bria Gordon Award - presented by Senator Darryl Rouson
  • Special Recognition - Timeka Walker
  • Black Pearls Recognition - presented by Jenesis Richardson
  • Benediction - Rev. Dr. John A. Evans, Sr.

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