NFL AND LAS VEGAS SUPER BOWL LVIII HOST COMMITTEE SURPRISE DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. DAY PARADE FOUNDER WITH TICKETS TO SUPER BOWL LVIII THROUGH #SUPERBOWLSURPRISE PROGRAM
Today, the NFL and the Las Vegas Super Bowl LVIII Host Committee, surprised Wendell Williams, founder of the Las Vegas Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day parade, with a pair of tickets to Super Bowl LVIIIthrough the #SuperBowlSurprise program. Williams was greeted by Las Vegas Super Bowl LVIII Host Committee members during the preshow for this year’s Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day parade in Downtown Las Vegas.
A prominent fixture in the Las Vegas community for more than four decades, Williams founded the Dr. Martin Luther King Committee of Las Vegas and the annual Dr. King Parade in 1982. He then went on to serve in the Nevada legislature, becoming the first Black speaker of the assembly. A CCSD educator and advocate for education initiatives, Williams served 16 years as Chairman of the Committee of Education. In 2002, CCSD honored Williams and his commitment to education, naming a school after him – Wendell P. Williams Elementary School. Williams is also the founder of KCEP 88.1 and the talk show “Straight Talk.”
The National Football League’s Super Bowl Ticket Giveaway Program, #SuperBowlSurprise, thanks the league’s most passionate and dedicated fans by offering tickets to the NFL’s biggest event of the season, the Super Bowl. In its seventh year, the program has provided thousands of fans with the opportunity to attend the league’s biggest event of the season, while also highlighting their dedication to their local communities and clubs.