Black Heritage Banquet

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The City of Deerfield Beach Parks and Recreation Department would like to invite you to join us for the Annual Black Heritage Banquet. Come out for a delicious soul food buffet and live entertainment as we honor these most deserving individuals!
   
 When:  Saturday, February 24th
 Where:  Oveta McKeithen Recreational Complex, 445 SW 2nd Street
 Time:  7:00pm
 Fee: $30/ticket or $240/table; each table seats 8 guests

Tickets may be purchased at the Johnny Tigner, Sr. Community Center at the Oveta McKeithen Recreational Complex (445 SW 2nd Street)
*It is recommended that guests wear African attire; however it is not required*

Ceremony Information


Keynote Speaker - Rev. Benjamin Dixon

Rev. Benjamin Dixon is an American progressive political commentator and author. He is the co-host of Like it Or Not -- an afternoon news and headlines broadcast. Benjamin also hosts the Benjamin Dixon show -- a daily, call-in, radio show. He is also the founder and editor-in-chief of ProgressiveArmy.com, an independent media platform focused on elevating the publications of working class and minority voices. Benjamin is the author of God is Not a Republican, a critique of the political marriage between the Republican Party and White Evangelical Christianity. He is a former pastor with over sixteen years of ministry experience. Dixon holds a Bachelor’s of Science in Economics and a Masters of Arts in Political Science with a concentration in International Relations.

2017 Black Heritage Banquet Honorees:


Business Professional – TBA
Education – TBA
Athlete – TBA
Community Service – TBA
Community Organization – TBA
Emmanuel Knowles Humanitarian Award – TBA

Sponsorship opportunities available!

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For more information please contact the Community Events and Outreach Division at (954) 480-4429.