2015-01-17 / Religion

MLK Day of Service Parade set for Monday

The Martin Luther King (MLK) Big Birthday Bash, hosted by SPEEED, will be held Monday, Jan. 19 in Uptown Roxboro. Those interested may register to participate by calling 336-583-7596 or texting nanetech@gmail.com by Jan. 17.

Organizers urge 100 youth to participant. Get friends, youth groups, church groups together and participant in the MLK Day of Service Parade.

Line up for the parade is at 4 p.m. at Long Memorial United Methodist Church. The parade is at 5 p.m.

The march will be up Main Street, around the courthouse and end at Roxboro Baptist Church.

Participate in the MLK Day Parade dressed as your favorite civil rights character or carry a lighted battery operated candle to light the day on King Day.

Participants are also urged to do a good deed for your neighbor or community today, Saturday. Bring the details of the good deed to the parade for free admission to the Big Birthday Bash.

The Special Populations Enrichment, Education and Employment Department

(SPEEED) is a non-profit organization under the umbrella of HEALED, Inc,

The organization works to provide services to at risk and underserved youth and their families in Person County.

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