Central students to honor King by volunteering

Central students to honor King by volunteering

CHAMPAIGN — Community members are invited to join Central High School students as they volunteer to celebrate the life of Martin Luther King, Jr.

The "Day On for Service" is scheduled for Monday both at the high school and around town. It will start with a commemoration program from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Central High School library.

Community members are invited to participate in several service projects from 1 to 4 p.m that day, said Corrine Hatcher, a librarian and media specialist at Central.

Those projects include a spoken-word workshop, a pinata-making session, letter-writing to Amnesty International, the painting of a mural in the high school library, getting trained to volunteer at the Wesley Evening Food Pantry, 1203 W. Green St., U., putting together care packages for veterans at the Don Moyer Boys and Girls Club, 201 E. Park St., C, and training at Austin's Place shelter at the First United Methodist Church, 210 W. Church St., C.

Register at https://illinois.edu/sb/sec/1934757.

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