North Adams: Day of Service celebrating MLK Jr.

The Martin Luther King Jr. Day Committee welcomes volunteers for the annual Day of Service celebrating the life, principles and ideals of MLK Jr. on Monday, Jan. 21. The celebration begins at 8:30 a.m. in Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts' Venable Gym with coffee and pastries.

Participants will choose from more than 10 sites to provide service to the community, including Louison House, YMCA, weatherization for homes, food collection sites, and projects onsite at the Venable Gym. There will be projects suitable for all ages and abilities.

Volunteers can preregister at

A free celebration luncheon at 12:30 p.m. in Venable Gym will include the presentation of the annual Peacemaker Award to Kenna Waterman for her work supporting recovery from opioid addiction through Josh Bressette Commit to Save a Life.

Information: Kathy Keeser at or 413-664-4006 or Liz Boland at the Northern Berkshire Community Coalition at 413-663-7588.


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