Thursday, February 23 on Urban Forum Northwest :
The program today is dedicated to the Seattle King County Martin Luther King Jr. Commemoration Committee’s Awards Ceremony and Reception being held at Seattle’s Holgate Street Church of Christ on Saturday, February 25 beginning at 3:30 PM (PST), the following individuals are participants.
*Hayward Evans, Co Convener, Seattle King County Martin Luther King Jr. Commemoration Committee (MLKCC) comments on the February 25 Awards Celebration and Reception.
*April Sims, the first Woman and African American to be President of the Washington State Labor Council (WSLC) AFL-CIO, she will present an award to Kevin Allen who is a leader in the Coalition of Black Trade Unionist and a Vice President, WSLC.
*Reverend Dr. Carey Anderson, Pastor, Seattle’s First AME Church will be the speaker on the MLKCC Black History Month Awards Celebration and Reception on Saturday.
*Dr. Maxine Mimms talks about the recipient of an award named in her honor. That person is Mary Lude Flowers a longtime advocate for people in need.
*Larry Gossett will present an award named in his honor to the Chair of the Tacoma Pierce County Black Collective, Lyle Quasim, who served as Secretary of the Washington State Department of Social and Health Services (DSHS), the states Mental Health Director, and the President of Bates Technical College.
*Josephine Howell, Chandler Williams, and Butch Harrison will provide entertainment for the MLKCC Black History Awards Ceremony and Reception on Saturday, February 25.