Mayfield's annual Black History Month celebration is set to feature a keynote speaker, music entertainment and special award presentations.
The program, "Mayfield Then and Now," is scheduled for 2-4 p.m. Feb. 23 at the First Church of the Nazarene, 1200 W. Broadway. The keynote speaker is Ricky "DJ Slikk" Murphy, who is CEO of ELITEgiance DJ entertainment services and a member of Core DJ's Worldwide.
DJ Slikk is founder and owner of KY Raised, which is an apparel line that started in 2011. He is originally from Mayfield and graduated from Western Kentucky University. He now lives in Louisville and works as an elementary school teacher. He also gives back to Mayfield each year through the back-to-school backpack program. Mayfield Mayor Kathy O'Nan plans to present the Citizen Award, and she'll be followed by State Rep. Attica Scott, D-Louisville, who will present a "special citation of appreciation award" to one of its citizens.
The program's music will be performed by the Apostolic Praise Team, Cora Stubblefield, Edward Loving and Pastor Steve Melvin. It'll be followed by door prize giveaways.For more information, call 270-226-4342 or 270-365-1210.