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Dr. Race, MD to be 2013 MLK Speaker

Dr. Race, MD to be 2013 MLK Speaker

The Abilene BlackChamber of Commerce will be hosting the 21st Annual Martin Luther King, Jr.Dinner on January 21, 2013. This popularevent celebrates the life and message of one of the most influential individualof the 20th Century and is attended by over 800 people every year. Aside from a keynote speaker, the event alsofeatures multicultural entertainment from within our community. The keynotespeaker for the 2013 event is Dr. James E. Race, MD. Dr. Race specializes inInternal Medicine and received his Doctorate of Medicine from Meharry MedicalCenter in Nashville, TN in 1984. Dr.Race is also the owner of RJE Clinical Research. He has conducted over 26different clinical trials. His primary clinical interest include: hypertension,cardiovascular disease, diabetes, dyslipidemia, geriatrics, and Alzheimer’sdisease. {{more}} Thisyears theme for the MLK Banquet is “Our Past Our Future.” We believe that Dr.Race, a man of compassion, will do an excellent job with this theme. Our goal is toincrease attendance and broaden the audience to include all segments of ourcommunity. An important facet of ourannual event is our effort to reach the children and teach them about theimportance of Dr. King’s message. We are expecting anoutstanding evening filled with inspiration, education and motivation. We look forward to your continued support. Tickets go on saleDecember 1st. Gold Tables $280,Individual tickets open seating $25.00 each. Ticketsmay be purchased at the Chamber Office 400 Pine St. Suite 505, or 672-7950, FSCSecurities 3300 South 14thSt., Suite 100, 676-0138.