Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Breakfast Celebration in Frankford

For immediate press release

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COME OUT AND CELEBRATE THE

23RD ANNUAL DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. BREAKFAST CELEBRATION IN FRANKFORD

The Frankford Coalition of Neighbors announces the Twenty-Third Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Breakfast Celebration in Frankford.  The FREE event will be held at St. Joachims (Jo-a-kums) Roman Catholic Church located at Church and Griscom Streets in the Frankford section of Philadelphia, on Monday, January 19, 2009. The doors open at 8:30 a.m. for this unique event which offers Frankford Residents, Neighborhood-based Organizations, Religious Congregations, Small Business Owners, Community Activists and anyone seeking information about improving relations among diverse racial and ethnic groups an opportunity to meet and greet their neighbors. With the theme “Hope eternal: Keeping hope alive”, this celebration will include a free breakfast, Frankford High School ROTC and Choir, Garden Club and Northeast Frankford Boys & Girls Club information, Neighbor of the Year award and more.

The Frankford Coalition of Neighbors is a civic organization working to improve relations among the diverse economic, racial and ethnic groups in Frankford, while promoting volunteerism and community coalition. The MLK Celebration is an expression of the Coalition’s mission, which hopes to generate positive social change in order to create a more just, responsive, peaceful and cooperative community for all Frankford residents.

For any additional information on the event, or to volunteer, call 215-744-9170.

FOR INFORMATION CONTACT:

Call Jennifer Powell-Folks for information at 267-716-0869.

1/9/09

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