The Sophisticated Gents of Florida led the annual MLK March along C.R. 235 in Royal. Participants include local residents, as well as representatives of organizations and clubs. An estimated 100 people took part in the parade.
Walking the walk

The Sophisticated Gents of Florida helped lead the Royal MLK March parade on Monday, Jan. 16.

The annual event drew an estimated 100 participants and included the morning parade, gathering and prayer, with a recitation of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. “I Have a Dream” speech.

Hosted by the Young Performing Artists (YPAs), Inc., the community started the day with the 10 a.m. parade along C.R. 235 and rounded out the evening with a banquet at the Royal Community Center.