Tickets are on sale for the 19th annual Fannie Lou Hamer Awards Reception, to be held from 4 p.m. to 6 p. Sunday, Oct. 5, in St. John's College's Francis Scott Key Auditorium, 60 College Ave., Annapolis. The event, sponsored by the Martin Luther King Jr. Committee of Annapolis, recognizes six women who have contributed to the advancement of civil and human rights. Honorees include: Rhonda L. Johnson, Tryphenia Ellis Johnson, Pat Richardson, Tracey Parker, Connie West and Charyl "Whitney" Youngblood. Tickets are $35 which includes admission to the awards ceremony and a reception with light fare. Information: 301-538-6353.