Annual Be The Peace Banquet & Silent Auction – Th., March 15, 2018, 6:30-8:30pm

bcmPEACE’s Annual Be The Peace Banquet & Silent Auction will be held Thursday, March 15, from 6:30-8:30pm at the Best Western Premier, 800 E. Park Dr., Harrisburg, PA  17111 (off Union Deposit Rd.).

To buy tickets for this event go to

For FAQs (such as attire, seating, dietary needs) go to

To place congratulatory remarks in our program for any of our awardees go to  and follow the directions.

To make a donation using your credit card toward the event so that our youth in our Agape-Satyagraha program can attend, please use the “Donate” button at and share a comment with your donation.

If you’d rather pay now by check or cash; or pay at the door with check/cash/credit card; then reserve your seat(s) & pay at the door by contacting us at or 717-525-7565. Also contact us with any special seating requests (each table seats 8).

Any checks should be made payable to “bcmPEACE”. Checks can be mailed or hand delivered to bcmPEACE, 219 Hummel St., Harrisburg, PA 17104 (or you can pay at the event).

We will recognize recent graduates of our Agape-Satyagraha leadership training for youth in nonviolent conflict resolution and social change, utilizing the principles of Gandhi and Dr. King.

We are pleased to welcome as our keynote speaker, Joseph Robinson, Jr., Pres. of the MLK Leadership Development Institute, Exec. Dir. of the South Central Pa. Sickle Cell Council, author of 7 Leadership Imperatives from a Wild Man, active member/past president of the Zeta Theta Lambda chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, and ordained deacon of The Greater Zion Missionary Baptist Church.

Our Special Musical Guest will be Yonda Spradley of The Greater Zion Missionary Baptist Church.

We will recognize outstanding achievements in peacemaking in our community by conferring our Peacemaker Award to Ann Van Dyke (Community Responders Network, ), Maria Hernandez (MILPA-Movement of Immigrant Leaders in PA), Tim Whelan (Cumberland County Housing and Redevelopment Authorities), and our speaker Joseph Robinson, Jr. (MLK Leadership Development Institute).

We will also be recognizing our Dick Hunn Memorial bcmPEACE Volunteer of the Year, Wanda Santiago.

Visit or contact us at 717-525-7565 or to learn: 1) How to donate a high quality item for our Silent Auction or 2) How you can sponsor our banquet.