Whitaker Cancels MLK Luncehon Appearance

By WEEK Producer

December 20, 2011 Updated Dec 20, 2011 at 11:32 PM CDT

Oscar Award Winning Actor - Forest Whitaker has canceled his speaking engagement at the 20th annual luncheon on January 16th, at the Peoria Civic Center.

Officials with the King Day luncheon have made an offer to famed pro-football player Emmitt Smith...and are waiting to get his official acceptance.

Tickets for the noon luncheon are $40. To make a reservation, call Alma Brown at 494-8554.

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