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|VC Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day 2010|
An Exceptional Opportunty for a Day of Community Service and Inspiration For All Ages
On January 18, 2010, The Interfaith Housing Center of the Northern Suburbs and The Volunteer Center invite families and people of all ages throughout Chicago's northern suburbs to participate in a full day of service and inspiration honoring the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. The multi-faceted, multi-faith program will take place from 9 am to 2 pm at Am Shalom, 840 Vernon Avenue in Glencoe.
Beginning at 9 am, everyone is invited to complete various service projects throughout the day. Participants are asked to bring two yards of fleece fabric and scissors to make no-sew blankets, scarves and pet toys to benefit The Night Ministry, Project Linus and Orphans of the Storm. There will be additional activities on-site to benefit Good News Partners.
Between 10 am and 2 pm, comedian Aaron Freeman will moderate an inspiring program which will run concurrently with the service projects. Featured special guests and entertainment include: The Soul Children of Chicago Choir; The Reverend Calvin S. Morris; and Storyteller Susan O'Halloran. The day will culminate with The Writers' Theatre performance “The MLK Project: The Fight for Civil Rights” for those aged 12 and older. There will also be roundtable forums led by Glencoe author Robert Sideman and the Illinois Council of Students.
For more information, email VCHelps@aol.com or phone 847-501-5760.