Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Life and Legacy Celebrated by Mentors Mentoring Youth of Beautillion Program

Mentors include Dr. Anthony Blacksher (Professor at SBVC), Mr. Hardy Brown II (SB County Board of Education Trustee), Mr. Rikke Van Johnson (Former Councilmember 6th Ward) with Social Lites Beautillion Knights at Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Prayer Breakfast.

Mr. Derek Williams, Chief of Police for City of Ontario speaks to participants of Beautillion program on Saturday, January 18, 2020.

A weekend of celebrating Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. life and legacy started on January 18, 2020 for the participants of the Social Lites, Inc. Beautillion program learning from Mr. Derek Williams, Chief of Police for the City of Ontario and ending on Monday, January 20, 2020 performing community service at the 40th annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. prayer breakfast held at California State University, San Bernardino Coussoulis Arena.  Dr. Anthony Blacksher professor at San Bernardino Valley College , former Beautillion Sir Knight  who took time to mentor young men in the program along with Mr. Rikke Van Johnson, former Knight and Councilmember for the City of San Bernardino along with Mr. Hardy Brown II, San Bernardino County Board of Education Trustee.  It takes a village to help youth become the best of the best.  “Life’s most persistent and urgent question is, ‘What are you doing for others?’

The Beautillion Knights and their court (Fairmaidens, Squires, and Pages) are participants in a mentorship program sponsored by The Social Lites, Inc. of San Bernardino. The five-month extracurricular program centered around academic and community service projects, is focused on leadership, character, life development skills and health education for students of color from elementary to high school. 

The 2019/2020 Beautillion Scholarship Program is in its 53rd year.  The program will commence on Saturday, March 28, 2020 at the National Orange Show of San Bernardino.

For more information regarding the Beautillion Scholarship Program, please telephone chairperson, Mrs. Tina Darling at tribicu2@msn.com or Ms. Lisa Blacksher, President at lisasocialities@gmail.com or Mrs. Bettye Brewster, Business Manager,bettyebrewster@yahoo.com

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