MIAMI (CBSMiami) — The Trayvon Martin Foundation hosted it’s 4th annual Remembrance Weekend featuring music, entertainment and a memorial Peace Walk and dinner.READ MORE: Florida Gas Prices At Highest Level Since 2014
The event kicked off Saturday morning at Carol City Park in Miami Gardens and was followed by a one mile walk to the Betty T. Ferguson Recreational Complex at 3000 N.W. 199th Street. The day’s activities honor the life and memory of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin, who was fatally shot in Sanford, FL in 2012.READ MORE: Pembroke Pines Police Say No Credibility In Viral Online School Threat
A rally and peace talk followed with special guest appearances by Luther Campbell, as well as the parents of Trayvon, Sybrina Fulton and Tracy Martin and other community leaders.
A Remembrance Dinner and awards ceremony was held at the Doubletree by Hilton Miami Airport and Convention Center located at 711 N.W. 72nd Avenue in Miami. A cocktail hour started at 6:30 p.m. with dinner at 7:30 p.m. Tickets for dinner were $80 per person and can be purchased at: trayvonmartinfoundation.org. The walk for peace is free.MORE NEWS: Legendary Musician Billy Joel Coming Back To Seminole Hard Rock Casino In Hollywood
For more information, contact the Trayvon Martin Foundation at (786) 504-4235.