and a group of local Miami, Florida promoters have formed a promotions company
to help provide events and keep order during Memorial Day in Miami Beach. Luke's
Progressive Righteous Organized Inc. applied for a special events permit from
Miami three weeks ago.
According to published reports, Campbell has
come up with a plan to control the crowds during the holiday and the city is
generally receptive to his proposal, which calls for several events during the
four day weekend, including a charity golf event, an arts festival, a celebrity
basketball game and a two day time concerts on Miami Beach. Campbell says that
these events alone will draw an estimated 30,000 people with top talent. Campbell
and beach officials are still negotiating security measures. Last years holiday
saw a record number of people attend, which city officials have admitted, caught
them off guard.
Campbell is also asking for use of the Miami
Beach Convention Center at night, as a gathering point for people who have been
turned away from Miami's trendy night clubs, which also was a major problem