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Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service
January 16, 2017 @ 8:30 am - 1:30 pmFree
The annual MLK Jr. Day of Service will be held on Monday, January 16th starting at 8:30am for registration, along with coffee and pastries at MCLA’s Church Street Center (between Elmwood and Porter on Church Street) in North Adams. Participants will choose a service project either on-site tasks at MCLA’s Church St. Center or off site at various community locations. Service tasks are suitable for all ages and abilities and include tasks such as: painting, cleaning, organizing, building, winterizing, simple sewing, or making kits (assembly, decorating). The free luncheon and community celebration begins at 12:30 at MCLA’s Church Street Center and includes entertainment and inspiration. Groups and individuals can pre-register at Berkshirenonprofits.com. Special highlight will be the Peacemaker Award presentation to Don Quinn Kelley, who died this summer after a lifetime dedicated to making the world a better place for all. For more information, contact Kathy Keeser at Kathykeeser@gmail.com, (413) 664-4006 or Liz Boland at the Northern Berkshire Community Coalition at 663-7588.