Lee: Civil rights activists remember Martin Luther King

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The Landing at Laurel Lake and Hevreh of Southern Berkshire will present "Memories of Martin: Reminiscences of Civil Rights Activists" on Sunday, Jan. 14, in commemoration of Martin Luther King Day.

This free event will take place from 10:30 a.m. until noon in the assisted living building of The Landing At Laurel Lake, formerly Kindred, 600 Laurel St., Route 20.

The featured speakers include Laurel Lake resident Dolores Birch who first met King in 1949, and Rabbi Israel S. Dresner who first met King in 1962. State Rep. Tricia Farley-Bouvier will moderate the discussion and field questions from the audience.

Light refreshments will be served. Space is limited. RSVP to Rosemarie Phelps at 413-243-4747 by Friday, Jan. 12.

This event is part of Hevreh's third annual Yachad Day of Service in honor of King. Students and families from Hevreh will be participating in service-oriented projects around Berkshire County throughout the morning.


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