MLK group sets June 21 banquet
Members of the local Martin Luther King Committee have set the annual “What Manner of Man Awards” Banquet for June 21 at the Forest Restaurant.
This year committee honorees are three African-American mayors: Mayor Rodney Grogan of Patterson, Mayor Raymond Harris of Franklin and Mayor Timothy DeClouet of Jeanerette.
A posthumous award will also be presented to the family of William Bradford of Morgan City for his long time work as a civil rights leader.
Reservations are required and no tickets will be sold at the door. Ticket prices are $25 and $20 for senior citizens. Tickets can be purchased from any member or by calling St. Mary Community Action Agency at 337-828-5703. Ticket sale deadline is June 18.
Seating begins at 6:30 p.m. and the program begins at 7 p.m.