Martin Luther King Day: ‘A Day On, Not a Day Off’

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Commit to a Day of Service on Jan. 19 to honor the legacy of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

From the Volunteer Center of Anne Arundel County

Make Saturday, January 19, 2013 as “Day On not a Day Off.”  To Celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, the Banneker-Douglas Museum, the Volunteer Center for Anne Arundel County and their partners invite you to celebrate by coming together and volunteering for several nonprofit organizations at one central location.

The Event will be held on Saturday, January 19 in two shifts from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. or 12:30 p.m. to 2 p.m. at the Banneker-Douglas Museum, 84 Franklin Street in Annapolis.

You and your family are invited to enjoy all the fun and interesting volunteer opportunities while giving back to your community.  Assist with “behind the scenes” museum projects.  Design Valentines for our troops overseas and their families at home.  Make cards for seniors and shut-ins.  Join in activities that teach basic conflict resolution and communication skills.  Participate in a project for people with developmental disabilities, and more.

Dr. Martin Luther King Day of Service at The Banneker-Douglas Museum is open to all ages. Participants, ages 15 and under must be accompanied by an adult. For more information call 410-897-9207 or email holli@volunteerannearundelorg.  Go through the Opportunities Calendar tab on the Volunteer Center home page,  to register! There are a limited number of spots for this wonderful opportunity, be sure to register by Thursday January 17, 2013 at 5:00 p.m.

For parking, consider the FREE Annapolis Circulator. Luther

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