Martinez

HUMANITARIANS RECOGNIZED: An advocate for the homeless and a Las Lomas High School Eagle Scout will be honored Tuesday as the 2013 humanitarian and student humanitarian of the year.

Central County Homeless Outreach founder Doug Stewart and Las Lomas' Gay-Straight Alliance President Casey Leonard will receive the recognitions during the Contra Costa County board of supervisors' 35th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Commemoration and Humanitarian of the Year ceremony in Martinez.

Contra Costa Community College District Chancellor Helen Benjamin will deliver the keynote address and the Los Medanos College Gospel Choir will perform.

The free event begins at 11 a.m. in the board chambers at 651 Pine St. in Martinez. A lunch reception will follow.

-- Lisa Vorderbrueggen



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