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Sweet Potato Comfort Pie: 9th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday of Service

January 15 @ 1:00 pm-4:00 pm

Free

After two years, we are back in person! Sweet Potato Comfort Pie and Breck School in Golden Valley will host the 9th Annual MLK Holiday Weekend of Service.

This year’s theme is “Edify Sweet Potato Comfort Pie: A Piece of Unity in Action”. Mark your calendar for this free hybrid event! This year’s celebration will mark the 94th birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Please register soon to receive final details and help us establish an accurate headcount for all activities.

A pre-program will begin promptly at 1:00 PM with the unveiling of four new honorees of the “Character Values: Upholding Our Beloved Community” Photo Exhibit.

Proceeding the unveiling, the program will begin with the Pie Procession of 94 pies led by community members to honor Dr. King. You have the option to register and join us virtually if you would like.

This simple but powerful act of preparing and sharing sweet potato pie is a revered practice for comforting one another and strengthening our human connection. There will be presentations, awards, and critical racial dialogues among participants – all done in the spirit of Ubuntu to remind us that each of us is who we are because of our beloved community.

If you would like to contribute to this work, donations can be made as you register – or at Sweet Potato Comfort Pie.
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Visit us on Facebook at: https://www.facebook.com/SweetPotatoComfortPie/ and find us on Instagram at @sweetpotatocomfort & Twitter @comfortpieorg.

PLEASE NOTE:
(VIRTUAL ATTENDEES ONLY) You must register for the event, and then you will be sent a ZOOM link to receive a sign-in for the day of the event.

The pre-program will not be live-streamed.
The 94 pies will be baked on Saturday, January 14th. In addition, pie slices will be offered to all in-person attendees.

Venue

Breck School
123 Ottawa Avenue North
Golden Valley, 55422
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