Annually, the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Steering Committee hosts a Pancake Breakfast & Scholarship Awards event on Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. holiday. This year the event will be held on Monday, January 15th at the Southside Oroville Community Center located at 2959 Lower Wyandotte Rd. This event begins with a Pancake Breakfast starting at 8am-10am followed by a Program inclusive of a keynote speaker, a reading of the “I Have a Dream” speech, singing and praise dance selections from local churches, raffle items giveaway and a Multi-Cultural Scholarship Awards Presentation. Congressman Doug LaMalfa will be present to give each Scholarship recipient a certificate of excellence. This year’s keynote speaker will be Butte College President, Samia Yaqub. The program's theme is entitled, “Intelligence Plus Character: That is the Goal of True Education.” Each year, the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Steering Committee awards 5-8 local Senior High School Students college bound, a $500.00 scholarship with monies generated from local business sponsors and community donations. This year, the MLK Steering Committee will award 13 scholarships. Kevin Garibaldi, a Chico based Chef and student crew will prepare and serve breakfast at 8 a.m. The Program will start at 10 a.m. Tickets for the breakfast are $5 each at the door. This year’s big ticket raffle item is a 50 inch T.V. For additional information, please contact David Goodson: (530) 828-9759.