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TCC NR: TCC to participate with community partners in Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service

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Tallahassee, Fla. (January 16, 2014) – On Monday, January 20, TCC will participate in the MLK Day of Service, in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

 

The MLK Day of Service is a part of United We Serve, the president’s national call to service initiative, and calls for Americans from all walks of life to work together to provide solutions to our most pressing national problems.

 

Volunteers will be split into groups and shuttled out to the eight following TCC Community Partner Agencies to complete a variety of service projects:

  • Big Bend Homeless Coalition
  • Boys and Girls Club of the Big Bend
  • Capital City Youth Services
  • Capital Region YMCA
  • Children’s Home Society(project at TCC)
  • Elder Care Services
  • Leon County Humane Society
  • Second Harvest of the Big Bend

 

The agenda for the Day of Service is as follows:

 

Monday, January 20, 2014

 

  • 8 – 9 a.m.: Free breakfast for volunteers and MLK presentation (at TCC Student Union).
  • 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.:Volunteers out serving the community.
  • 1 – 2:30 p.m.: Free lunch and t-shirts for volunteers and closing reflection session (at TCC Student Union).

 

For more information, contact Ryan Rogers at (850) 201-6146 or rogersr@tcc.fl.edu. Also, to learn more about this national event, visit www.MLKDAY.gov.

 

“Life’s most persistent and urgent question is: ‘What are you doing for others?” – Martin Luther King, Jr.

 

 

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