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Montgomery County Celebrates Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day with Day of Service Activities

For Immediate Release: Thursday, January 11, 2018

Monday, January 15, 1 p.m. - 3 p.m.

Montgomery County Celebrates Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day with Day of Service Activities

For Immediate Release: Thursday, January 11, 2018

 

The Montgomery County Volunteer Center and its partner agencies will host several service project activities January 15, in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Thousands of volunteers are expected to participate in the Day of Service activities.

 

MAIN EVENT: Monday, January 15, 1 p.m. - 3 p.m.

Bethesda North Marriott Hotel and Conference Center, 5701 Marinelli Road, North Bethesda 

  • Service Projects: There will be more than 45 projects benefiting organizations that serve a variety of community needs, from hunger to animal adoption.

  • Volunteer Fair: More than 30 nonprofits and government agencies will have representatives on hand to discuss their organizations’ missions and year-round volunteer opportunities.

  • Proclamations: County Executive Ike Leggett, County Council President Hans Riemer, County Councilmember Sidney Katz, and Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh will present joint proclamations in honor of the Montgomery County MLK Day of Service at 2 p.m.

     

Advance Media Contact: Molly Callaway, 240-777-2600 or 240-832-4097
Onsite Media Contact: Elise Browne Hughes, at Montgomery County Volunteer Center table at the top of the escalator or 202-215-6424

 

GAITHERSBURG EVENT: Monday, January 15, 9 a.m. - 11 a.m. 
Seneca Creek Community Church, 13 Firstfield Road 

Hosted by Seneca Creek and the City of Gaithersburg
Contact: Jeannette Cochran, 301-355-6550 

SILVER SPRING EVENT: Monday, January 15, 10 a.m. - Noon 
Silver Spring Civic Building, 1 Veterans Plaza 
Hosted by Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc., Montgomery County Alumnae Chapter 
Contact: Nena Abdul-Wakeel, 301-802-2363

 

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Release ID: 18-001
Media Contact: Molly Callaway 240-777-2600