Annual MLK Dinner

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The ninth annual Dr. King Awards Dinner was held Saturday night at the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Center.
The dinner began at 6 p.m., with a program following to celebrate this year’s community award recipients.
The dinner’s theme this year was: Celebrating Women of Our Community who Influence, Change, and Impact Lives.
Among the award winners were Joyce Savocchio, Erie’s first woman Mayor; Amy Cuzzola, a Nonprofit Managment Consultant; and Amanda Sissem, Director of Alumni Engagement at Edinboro University. Many other notable women in the community also won awards.
The event also featured guest speaker Tanikia Carpenter, who is an actress, writer, and producer based in Chicago. 

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