"Collaboration to Empower Community"

2014 Schedule of Events

MLK Tribute Sponsor

Saturday, January 18, 2014, ALL DAY

9:00 AM ,till, A call for a day of community service, give someone a hand today, let’s help others.

Saturday, January 18, 2014, 11:00am – 1:30pm

Brown Bag Working Luncheon

Myrtle Beach Train Depot

851 Broadway Street, Myrtle Beach

A Conversation with Brad Lofton and Brandon Sessions, Myrtle Beach Regional Economic Development Corporation and the Five Largest Contractors in South Carolina

Invited:  Minority, inclusive of women, subcontractors from throughout the state to discuss ways to improve relations, understand what’s required when bidding a job, how best to learn about upcoming jobs throughout the state and how to overall increase the number of minority subcontractors procuring construction jobs.

Saturday, January 18, 2014, 11:00am – 1:30pm

Brown Bag Working Luncheon

MT. Olive AME Church

1008 Carver St, Myrtle Beach 

Sharnell Ladson of “”Helping the Underserved to Become Legendary Entrepreneurs and Leaders” (HUSTLE) will facilitate a workshop on building sustainable small business and building capital from ground zero. Premiere efforts will target our young men and women with special needs and circumstances, for example second chance candidates, non-violent offenders, first time offenders and ex-offender felons.

Saturday, January 18, 2014, Noon-4:00pm

Children’s Event – (sponsored by Oceanfront Merchants Association)

Plyler Park, Ocean Boulevard and Joe White Blvd. (10th Street S)

Included are entertainment, storytelling, face painting, caricature artist, inflatable bounce houses, and a children’s group mural project.

Saturday, January 18, 2014, 6pm-9pm

Carolina Talent Search Finalists – Musical Tribute to Dr. King

The Johnson Auditorium – Wall College of Business at Coastal Carolina University

119 Chanticleer Drive E., Conway

Musical finalists will compete for the top three prizes before a panel of judges and audience.

Event will be emceed  TO BE ANNOUNCED.

Sunday, January 19, 2014

11:00 AM Faith Services intuition call for unity and diversity for all Church Services along the Grand Strand.

Sunday, January 19, 2014, 5pm – 7pm

Civil Rights Sunday

Mt. Olive AME Church

1108 Carver St, Myrtle Beach 

Joint effort between Myrtle Beach NAACP and Carolina African American Heritage Foundation, along with a coalition of area churches, civil rights organizations, gospel choirs, speakers and prayers, bringing awareness, information, education and empowerment to our citizens.

Monday, January 20, 2014, 8am – 11am

Corporate and Community Awards Breakfast

Myrtle Beach Canal Street Recreation Center

901 Canal Street, Myrtle Beach 

The Carolina African American Heritage Foundation, Inc. is hosting, along with The City of Myrtle Beach and Myrtle Beach Chamber of Commerce,  a Corporate & Community Awards Breakfast. During the breakfast, the Corporate and Community Awards Program will be held recognizing community persons for their outstanding contributions.

Guest speaker: Byron V. Garrett, Chairman, National Family Engagement Alliance

Donations are $25.00 per person or $200 for a table of eight persons.

Monday, January 20, 2014, 11:30am-1:30pm

6th annual Martin Luther King, Jr. “Freedom Rally” Parade 

Kick off time for our Grand Parade. starting at the Pelican  Baseball Stadium.  Route, location of bleachers and platform to be announced.

Also there will be a  Band and float competition.

Our MLK tribute celebration is noted for being one of the most diverse that one could find any where in our great nation.



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