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Each year, the Africana Studies Program hosts the John T. Washington Community Service Awards and Scholarship Luncheon in order to recognize adults and youths who have made outstanding contributions to our community.

Besides being one of the first African Americans to hold a faculty position at the University of Central Florida, John T. Washington, Ph.D. was a humanitarian and leader who not only taught a life of service, but also lived it. His sincerity and altruism had a profound impact on those with whom he had contact.

The annual John T. Washington luncheon honors his legacy by celebrating the involvement of citizens who participate in community and civic programs in the greater central Florida area. The award recognizes people who exemplify the same humanitarian and scholarly characteristics that were so vividly demonstrated by Washington.

The program requests the honor of your presence at this year’s luncheon. The luncheon will be held on Monday, February 24, 2014 in the UCF Student Union Pegasus Ballroom. We also invite you to support this worthy cause by purchasing a Sponsorship Package or Program Advertisement, or by making a donation. Please read the enclosed form to learn more about these opportunities. Kindly RSVP by Friday, February 14, 2014.

You can also further support this program by distributing the application form to worthy candidates. Any individual who has served the African American community in Orange, Seminole, Osceola, or Brevard County is invited to submit the enclosed application. You may also nominate someone by completing the application on his or her behalf. We encourage you to duplicate this application as needed and distribute it to as many people as possible. Please be advised that applications must be received by Friday, January 24, 2014.

Cost: $32.50 individual seating or $300 corporate table (10 seats). Sponsorship packages are also available. For additional information about the Dr. John T. Washington awards program and luncheon, please feel free to contact the Africana Studies office at 407-823-0026 or africana@ucf.edu.

URL: http://africana.cah.ucf.edu/luncheon.php
Contact Person: Anjella Warnshuis
Phone: (407)823-0026
Posted By: Anjella Warnshuis