Mayor Ballard to Recognize Local Community Leader at 2013 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday Celebration
INDIANAPOLIS – Mayor Greg Ballard
will recognize a local community leader at the 2013 Dr. Martin Luther
King Jr. Holiday Celebration on Friday, Jan. 11, 2013, in the Beurt R.
Servaas Public Assembly Room of the City-County Building. Mayor Ballard will present Elease Womack, known as Mother Womack, with the Lucious Newsom Community Legacy Award for her continued commitment to serving her community.
1997 Womack realized her dream of offering hope and help to those in
need and opened Unleavened Bread Café for food and ministry. Unleavened
Bread Café at the intersection of Central Avenue and 30th
Street has served as a community meeting place, offering everything from
Bible study and living skills classes to a back to school rally,
Thanksgiving giveaways and much, much more.
Lucious Newsom Community Legacy Award honors individuals who promote
outstanding dedication and selflessness in community service.