Honoring Dr. Martin Luther King Jr

Barbara Smith

Graves Chapel, 104 Bluff Mountain Road, Madison, will hold an Evening Prayer service at 4 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 29. "One of the things we are going to try to tackle during the week as a community - NIU and DeKalb - is thinking through how we live together".

The annual Polk County Martin Luther King Jr. breakfast will be held at Ledbetter Hall at Cedar Lake Christian Center, 1890 Rome Highway, Cedartown, Georgia on Saturday. Finally, West Oaks Mall will host Evelyn's Creations third annual Martin Luther King Jr.

The Ojai Valley Youth Foundation's MLK Day planning committee includes teenagers from both Nordhoff and Villanova high schools under the direction of adult volunteer Kate Russell. Unity Parade and Celebration on January 16 is presented by the City of Ocoee's Human Relations Diversity Board. Elliott will present "The Anatomy of Prejudice: Power, Perception and Prejudice" at 6 p.m.in Carl Sandburg Auditorium in the Holmes Student Center, 340 Carroll Ave. Children up to age 11 are invited to participate. Diversity Celebration on Monday, Jan. 16, from 1 to 3 p.m., at the Kepler Theater at HCC.

The day of service begins at 10 a.m. and is open to the public.

The theme this year is "Visions!"

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- All federal, state, and local courts will be closed Monday, Jan. 16.

Tuesday's collection will take place on Wednesday January 18.

Participation in service projects will be followed by a free pizza lunch at the Teen Center, located at the Recreation Center, 1003 N. Austin Ave.

The celebration also features a career fair with information on education, job training and jobs by government agencies, nonprofit organizations, universities, job-training programs and private employers.

Tuesday, Jan. 17 - Regular Monday routes and that portion of the Tuesday's routes north of 12th Street will be collected. Admission is by donation.

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