MLK Day Events

Below is a list of Martin Luther King Jr. Day events.
Below is a list of Martin Luther King Jr. Day events.

AmeriCorps and A*VISTA members from the Vermont Youth Tomorrow (VYT) and SerVermont AmeriCorps VISTA programs and the Vermont Youth Development Corps (VYDC) AmeriCorps State program will join together for a day of service, celebration, and reflection in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Morning service project sites include ReSource, the Vermont Foodbank, the Montpelier Food Pantry, and MLK-themed kid's crafts, games, and activities in the City Hall Arts Center. Reconvene at the City Hall Arts Center (Lost Nation Theater space) after the morning service projects for a free community meal and panel discussion. Schedule of Events: Morning Service Projects in Montpelier and Barre 8 a.m. to 12 p.m.; Free Community Meal 12 p.m. to 1 p.m.; Community Discussion 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

ECHO is excited to be part of a Burlington city-wide day of celebration to honor Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. They will open their doors at 10 a.m. with a one-day-only reduced admission price, this year it will be just $4 per person.

Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration in Plattsburgh at the Newman Center located at 90 Broad Street beginning at 1:30 p.m.

The North Country Regional Volunteer Center operated by the United Way of the Adirondack Region, Inc. along with the SUNY colleges in the region are remembering Martin Luther King Jr. Day by promoting volunteerism throughout Clinton, Essex, Franklin, Hamilton, Jefferson, Lewis, and St. Lawrence Counties. The North Country Regional Volunteer Center and the following SUNY Colleges will be doing a "Basic Needs Drive" from January 20th, 2014 to February 3rd, 2014: SUNY Plattsburgh, Clinton Community College, North Country Community College, SUNY Potsdam, and SUNY Canton. Some items being collected are Coats, Scarves, Hats, Mittens, socks, Pajamas, Lines, Personal hygiene items, Baby items, etc.  These items will be distributed to LOCAL agencies in the 7 counties. You may drop these items off at the following locations: SUNY Plattsburgh (Center for Student Involvement Angell College Center), Clinton Community College (Director of Campus Life Moore Building 140), North Country Community College (Office of Campus & Student Life), SUNY Potsdam (collections will be made door to door), SUNY Canton (Student Activities Office Miller Campus Center 211) and United Way of the Adirondack Region, Inc. (45 Tom Miller Road, Plattsburgh).

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