Wednesday, 01 16, 2013
FRANKFORT, Ky. – As part of the national observance of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, Lieutenant Governor Jerry Abramson urged Kentuckians to find volunteer opportunities this weekend to honor Dr. King’s legacy.
“As Kentuckians, we have shown time and again our desire to offer a helping hand to others in need and to work to make our communities a better place. This willingness to help neighbors or clean up our neighborhoods is part of what makes Kentucky such a terrific place to live and raise a family,” said Lt. Gov. Jerry Abramson. “The Governor and I ask that you continue to put others first during Saturday’s National Day of Service by volunteering and honoring the achievements of Dr. King’s life and legacy.”
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day will be observed on Monday, Jan. 21. This year, the Presidential inauguration coincides with the King holiday, and President Obama is also urging all Americans to volunteer.
To find volunteer opportunities, visit http://chfs.ky.gov/dfrcvs/kccvs/volunteer.htm or www.mlkday.gov.