LeMoyne-Owen College Students and Community Volunteers to Pay Tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s Legacy

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                 MEMPHIS, TN – Jan. 12, 2013

 

MEDIA CONTACT:Daphne Thomas, Public Relations & Marketing Director

(901) 435-1539or (901) 220-3098 (cell)

With a Community Cleanup

 

WHO: LeMoyne-Owen College Community Partnership (LOCCP), Clean Memphis,Volunteer Mid-South and general public.

 

WHAT: Fifth   Annual Martin Luther King Service Day and Clean-up

 

WHEN: Saturday, Jan. 19, 2013, 8:00 – 11:30 am.
WHERE: Kicks off at the Alma C.   Hanson Student Center on the LeMoyne-Owen campus, 807 Walker Ave., at 8:30   am.  Cleanup at various areas   surrounding campus immediately follows.
BACKGROUND:

 

Everyone is invited to join hundreds   of participants from area agencies, city and county government, and law   enforcement, along with employees from local companies,to spruce up areas surrounding   theLOC campus.  “We are grateful for   our wonderful group of community servants who embody the spirit of Dr. King’s   legacy of community activism,” LeMoyne professor Dr. Kimberly Lamar said.  “Involving ourselves in this clean-up gives   us a perspective on what the community needs and the support systems that we   as a community may provide.

 

CONTACT: Dr. Kimberly Lamar,   (901) 435-1435