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Jan 21

Martin Luther King Jr. Day OF Service

Monday, January 21, 2013 at 10:00 AM

Trinity Presbyterian Church - 603 Park Ave., Prescott

For the sixth year in a row, hundreds of residents across Yavapai County are expected to turn out on the Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday to make this annual Day of Service "a day on, not a day off" by volunteering.

Serve Yavapai, a project of Prescott College, in collaboration with Yavapai County AmeriCorps Project at Community Counts, has planned a day of service that will leverage the strength of local citizens to address community needs and opportunities today, tomorrow and beyond.

Registration: 10:00 to 11:00 am

Kickoff Celebration: 11:00 am to 12:00 pm

Projects: 12:30 to 4:30 pm

SERVICE PROJECTS:

  • Northern Arizona VA Hospital "Out with the Old" Clean out attic storage area. Honor those who fought for our country by improving the facilities of Northern Arizona VA Hospital.

  • Prescott Unified School District/ Humboldt Unified School District. "Wouldn't it be cool to help out the schools?" Support our local schools by providing school grounds maintenance. Projects will include painting, weeding, cleaning, and replacing basketball hoops. Schools will include: Miller Valley Elementary School, Lincoln Elementary School, Mile High Middle School, Glassford Hill Middle School, Coyote Springs Elementary School, Lake Valley Elementary School, and Bright Futures Pre-School.

  • Boys and Girls Club of PRESCOTT VALLEY. "Outdoor Cleanup" - The Boys and Girls Club provides a safe place for kids and teens to learn and grow. By weeding, trash pickup, organizing storage areas, organizing large closet, and painting we can continue to support our youth!

These are just a few of the wonderful projects available that day. A very special thank you to our service day partners and sponsors: U.S Vets, Prescott Unified School District, Humboldt Unified School District, Camp Verde Unified School District, Northpoint Expeditionary Learning Academy, La Tierra, Heritage Park Zoo, Stepping Stones Emergency Shelter, Coalition for Compassion & Justice, Community Counts, DAV Thrift Store, Corporation for National and Community Service, Juvenile Probation Office, Prescott College, Friends of The Well, Montezuma's Castle, Historic Fort Verde, Prescott Alternative Transportation, Prescott Area Women's Shelter, Boys to Men, Veterans Action Leadership Project, JTED, Yavapai Reentry Project, Yavapai County AmeriCorps Project, Community Counts; and Service for Peace.

For more information, please contact Yanina Rivera, VISTA Leader and Events Coordinator for Serve Yavapai, at 928-848-7870 or yrivera@ycvp.org.