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32nd Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Breakfast presented by Florida Blue

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The Prime F. Osborn III Convention Center

1000 Water Street

Jacksonville, FL 32204

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The City of Jacksonville invites you to celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. at the 32nd Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Breakfast presented by Florida Blue.

The 32nd Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Breakfast presented by Florida Blue will feature Mayor Lenny Curry alongside inspirational speaker Christopher Gardner.

Chris Gardner is an Entrepreneur, Best Selling Author and single parent.

Gardner’s autobiography, the Pursuit of Happyness, became a New York Times #1 best seller, and has been translated into over forty languages. Gardner is also the inspiration for the critically acclaimed movie, “The Pursuit of Happyness” for which Will Smith, starring as Gardner received a Golden Globe, Screen Actors Guild and Academy Award nominations for his performance.

Gardner’s second best book, also a best seller, “Start Where You Are,” was published in 2009. In addition to being a brand Ambassador for AARP, which has 40 million members, Gardner has recently produced his first film, met the Pope and had his picture put on a box of Cheerios. Mr. Gardner has “re-enlisted” in the US Military and works closely with the U.S. Veterans Administration to end homelessness amongst veterans! Mr. Gardner is a major supporter of food banks and pantries across the US.

Chris Gardner’s aim, through his speaking engagements and media projects is to help others achieve their full potential.

Breakfast will feature self-serve buffet style from 7 – 8 a.m. Guests are encouraged to network and explore community involvement opportunities during this time. The program will begin promptly at 8 a.m. In addition to the keynote speaker, the program will include spotlights of the Tomorrow’s Leaders award recipients.

Tickets for this event are $40 each and tables can be reserved by purchasing 10 tickets for $400. If you have questions about purchasing tickets please email us at events@coj.net or call (904) 630-3690.




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For sponsorship opportunities please contact Kelsey Smith at KelseyS@coj.net or call (904) 630-3697.



FAQs

What are my parking options for the event?

Complimentary parking is available at the Prime F. Osborn III Convention Center. Enter the parking lot from West Bay Street between Myrtle Avenue North and Johnson Street across from the I-10 on ramp.

How can my company reserve a table at the event?

Reserved tables are sold for $400 and can be purchased by purchasing 10 "Reserved Table" tickets for $40 each.

Are tickets available for purchase at the door?

Due to this event being a seated meal, tickets must be purchased in advance by Friday, January 11.

I or someone in my group has dietary restrictions, can you accommodate these needs?

When purchasing your ticket(s) please indicate the dietary restriction and we will contact you with any further questions or concerns regarding the accommodation.

I or someone in my group requires special needs assistance during the event, can you accommodate these needs?

When purchasing your ticket(s) please indicate the requested assistance and we will contact you with any further questions or concerns regarding the accommodation.

Can I purchase ticket(s) by check?

Tickets must be purchased by credit or debit card via this ticketing page.

What is the refund policy?

Tickets are non-refundable. If you need to change the ticket holder name you may do so via your Eventbrite.com account or you can email events@coj.net and include your order number in the subject.


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The Prime F. Osborn III Convention Center

1000 Water Street

Jacksonville, FL 32204

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