Along with a number of local officials, community members and religious leaders, Mayor Setti Warren will welcome Boston Mayor Tom Menino to the next week.
The annual event, which will be held Wed., May 23 at , aims to bring together community members from all walks of life and religions to support the Foundation for Racial, Ethnic and Religious Harmony.
Last month, Warren announced , who founded the breakfast in 1975.
“I am delighted that Mayor Menino will be joining us to celebrate the legacy of Mayor Mann, and I look forward to welcoming him to Newton,” Mayor Warren said in a press release issued Wednesday. “Mayor Mann gave so much to this community, and was an inspiration to countless Newton residents, myself included, and it is essential that we preserve his legacy for generations to come.”
In addition to the breakfast, Warren will also award the annual Community Service Award in Mann's name. This year, will be the recipient of the award.
According to the press release, Wednesday's prayer breakfast will include a number of special guests and events including: remarks from Joshua Kraft, president of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Boston, musical performances from the and the Lovetones, scholarship presentations to Newton students from the Newton Rotary Club and a video tribute to Mayor Mann.
The Mayor's Community Prayer Breakfast will be held Wed., May 23 starting at 7:30 a.m. in McElroy Commons at Boston College.