Urban League to honor Williams, McKoy

Chief Clarence Williams

Urban League of Palm Beach County and FPL will host the 43rd Annual Equal Opportunity Day Awards Luncheon on May 23, with keynote speaker Steve Pemberton, Chief Diversity Officer Walgreens Boots Alliance and author of “A Chance in the World.”

The event celebrates the work and commitment of local community residents and leaders in improving the lives of under-served minorities through the Urban League’s mission of social and economic equality.

This year’s event will celebrate the lifetime achievement of Riviera Beach Police Chief Clarence D. Williams, III and community volunteer and former Urban League Board of Director, Beatrice McKoy.

Also receiving honors at this year’s event:

  • Deputy Chief Michael Gauger from the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office will receive the Trail Blazer Award.
  • Teon Smith President of the Urban League’s nationally award winning Project Ready NULITES program will receive the Youth Achievement Award.
  • David Bernhardt will receive the Urban League Special Recognition Award.

Proceeds from the event will support the Urban League of Palm Beach County’s service to more than 17,000 clients in the community providing housing, jobs, education, youth development, community service and health programs.

For more information about the Urban League of Palm Beach County please visit www.ULPBC.org or call 561-833-1461 ext 3002.

 

 

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