State Sen. Forry Featured Speaker at MLK Breakfast Monday, Jan. 18

Photo: State Sen. Linda Dorcena Forry

State Sen. Linda Dorcena Forry will be the featured speaker at the 22nd annual Martin Luther King Community Breakfast to be held at Belmont High School Cafeteria, 221 Concord Ave., on Monday, Jan. 18.  

Registration will begin at 8:30 a.m., with the program starting at 8:45 a.m. Tickets are $5 per person, $10 for each family.

Join the community for this multi-age gathering, including Belmont Schools’ families, Belmont town and school officials, the Belmont Religious Council, and others from Belmont and Boston, and surrounding communities, for community, conversation and celebration

  • Pastries, juice, fruit  and coffee to be served
  • Supervised activity, including gym activities with Belmont High Girls Basketball Coach Melissa Hart and childcare, for children 2- 12
  • Accessible to persons with disabilities
  • African Dance to be performed by middle school students, including one of our Belmont Boston students, from the Tony Williams Dance Center.

State Sen. Forry is the first woman and person of color to represent the 1st Suffolk District, a diverse and thriving cross-section of Boston that includes Dorchester, Hyde Park, Mattapan and South Boston. Forry holds a Bachelor of Science Degree from Boston College Carroll School of Management and a Master’s in Public Administration from Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government. 

Advance registration requested but not required. RSVP at http://www.belmont-ma.gov/home/slides/mlk or at www.BelmontAgainstRacism.org or at the door.

Donations will be accepted for the Belmont Schools’ METCO Support Fund which supports, among other things, late day transportation for our Belmont METCO students engaged in sports, arts and clubs. Contributions may be made by cash or check to Belmont Against Racism, re: METCO Support Fund or mailed to BAR, PO Box 649, Belmont, MA 02478.

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