MLK Jr. breakfast to be held Monday in Wellesley

Sun Life Financial will host the 14th annual World of Wellesley (WOW) Martin Luther King, Jr. Breakfast, an event celebrating the life and legacy of the civil rights activist, on Monday, Jan. 20. Individual tickets are available for $25 or $250 for a table, and can be purchased at the event.

Dr. Augustus A. White will deliver the keynote address, speaking on disparities in health care. Dr. White is former Beth Israel Hospital Orthopaedic Surgeon-in-Chief and current Ellen and Melvin Gordon Distinguished Professor of Medical Education, Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at Harvard Medical School. The breakfast program will also feature cultural performances by the Kuumba Singers of Harvard College and Wellesley High School’s Thunder Step Squad, and an introduction by Sun Life AVP and Senior Council, Joyce Elden.

Following the breakfast, the World of Wellesley will hold a showing of the family movie, Our Friend, Martin, at Wellesley High School. A pizza lunch will be offered and all ages are welcome to attend.

The World of Wellesley was founded in 1990 to support and promote racial and cultural diversity in Wellesley.

For more information, please contact Melissa Clemence Padley at [email protected].

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