The Northern Berkshire Community Coalition will honor the legacy of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. with a day of service from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday, Jan. 18. The Coalition will be using its Facebook page to welcome everyone at 9 a.m. as well as to share participants' activities.

Volunteer community service opportunities include a mitten, sock and hat drive, a canned food drive, a letter drive, and card making. All opportunities will be virtual or activities that can be done on your own. The event will conclude with a virtual presentation of the Peacemaker Award Ceremony.

To register, call 413-663-7588 or email

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