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5 Things for MLK Day

Five great activities taking place today!

 

For everyone looking for something special to do on MLK Day, here's 5 Things to consider:

New Rochelle Community Action Program Annual Martin Luther King Day Breakfast, Monday, January 21, 8 a.m. Bethesda Baptist Church, 99 Lincoln Ave., New Rochelle, NY. Three New Rochelle residents will be honored. Jean Carol Anderson will receive the Drum Major Award, which honors an individual who exemplifies the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King’s commitment to service. She is a graduate of the College of New Rochelle and was employed with the County of Westchester for 30 years. She is very active in her community, serving as Commissioner of The New Rochelle Youth Bureau, a member of the Westchester County Youth Bureau, Democratic District Leader for District 3, Member and Past President of The Interreligious Council of New Rochelle, and Vice President of the New Rochelle Branch of Westchester Black Political Caucus. Barbara Davis will receive the Jaquetta Cole Community Service award. She is the Community Relations Coordinator for the New Rochelle Public Library and City Historian for New Rochelle. Marion L. Gray will receive the Napoleon Holmes Award for community activism. Ms Gray has dedicated her life to the advancement of African Americans in the City of New Rochelle through the NAACP, the New Rochelle CAP and other anchor institutions. Program Volunteer Service Awards will go to three women whose volunteer service at the New Rochelle Community Action Program has significantly contributed to its success: Monica Rosario, Patricia Lester and Vivian Spandy.

MLK Day Ski Trip: Belleayre Mountain, Monday, January 21, 7 a.m. White Plains Transfer Center, 16 Ferris Ave, White Plains, NY. Join Westchester Skiers & Riders Ski & Snowboard club for our MLK Day trip to Belleayre Mountain in the Catskills. Families with little ones are welcome! Belleayre is one of our Catskills favorites, only 2 hrs away from Westchester. Lift tickets are $38 for Westchester Skiers & Riders Members. Group will leave at 7 a.m. from the WP TransCenter, across from the White Plains Train Station. Please RSVP and get details through our website, Westchesterskiers.org

MLK Soccer Camps, Monday, January 21, 9:30 a.m. Greenville Community Reformed Church, 270 Ardsley Rd, Scarsdale, NY. Cost: $70. No school? No problem! Super Soccer Stars will keep your kids active, kicking and having a blast while school is out this MLK day! For ages 2.5-3 and 4-5. Mini Camp features 2.5 hours of soccer games/activities, arts & crafts! Enroll here!  Please call 212.877.7171 or visit www.supersoccerstars.com for more information.

Community Breakfast in Celebration of Martin Luther King Day, Monday, January 21, 10 a.m. – 1p.m. Hastings-on-Hudson Community Center, 44 Main St., Hasting-on-Hudson, NY.  Tickets: $15. Following the breakfast from 10 a.m. to 11:15 a.m., the organizers will honor local artist Madge Scott and civil rights attorney Arthur Matthews will speak. The event ends with the participants watching President Barack Obama's inauguration address.   

, Monday, January 21, 11:30 a.m. Tarrytown Doubletree Hotel, 455 S. Broadway, Tarrytown, NY. Tickets: $25. The African American Men of Westchester, Inc. (“AAMW”) and United Way of Westchester - Putnam in conjunction with the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Legacy Youth Awards Committee will hold its 12th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Youth Legacy Awards celebration of young people age 12 – 21. To register and for additional information, please visit www.aamw or contact Katrina Roberts at 914-275-8657 or William Carter at 914-319-1335.

 

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