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Gala to honor Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. in Riviera Beach

Posted at 11:32 PM, Jan 18, 2019
and last updated 2019-01-18 23:32:43-05

RIVIERA BEACH, Fla.  — Members of the community came together Friday evening to honor the life of Doctor Martin Luther King Junior.

The gala was held at the Riviera Beach Marina Village.

Guest ate, mingled and spoke about the meaning of Doctor King's legacy.

"it's always a great thing to come together in the spirit of unity and going forward as Dr King would have us to do," said Mayor Thomas Masters.

Keynote speaker was MSNBC's Vice President, Riviera Beach native and former WPTV producer Yvette Miley.

The city is also planning a parade Saturday morning starting at 10 a.m. on Blue Heron Blvd.