From left: Viola Thomas, Patricia Short, Kyonna Bowman, Rachel Farmer. (Source: CAP)
From left: Viola Thomas, Patricia Short, Kyonna Bowman, Rachel Farmer. (Source: CAP)

Crispus Attucks Community Center and Community Action Partnership of Lancaster County will honor four people with community awards at the 33rd annual Martin Luther King Jr. Breakfast on Monday, Jan. 18.

The Essence of Humanity Award recognizes individuals who have met adversity with courage and determination and demonstrated the spirit of caring. It will go to Kyonna Bowman; executive director of The Mix at Arbor Place; and Rachel Farmer, unit clerk in the Trauma Neurosurgical Unit at Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health.

The Ruby Payne Cook Award recognizes individuals who have dedicated time and energy to serving Crispus Attucks Community Center and the surrounding neighborhood. It will go to Patricia Short and Violet Thomas.

The CAP website has more information on the awardees, as well as details about the MLK Breakfast along with a link to purchase tickets. The event is the Crispus Attucks center's largest fundraiser of the year.

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