Friday, December 01, 2017

City of Dunwoody MLK Jr. Day of Service

The city is working with local non-profit organizations to host MLK Jr. Day of Service, an annual community volunteer opportunity

 

Dunwoody, GA – December 1, 2017 – The City of Dunwoody invites citizens and community members to volunteer at the city’s Martin Luther King Jr. (MLK) Day of Service, taking place Monday, January, 15, 2018 at 9:00 a.m. at Brook Run Park!

The City of Dunwoody, in partnership with the Dunwoody-Atlanta Chapter of Jack and Jill of America, Inc. and in collaboration with Brighton Gardens, the Community Assistance Center (CAC), Country Gardens, the Dunwoody Nature Center, I Care Atlanta, Inc., The Daffodil Project and Trees Atlanta have come together to host the second annual MLK Jr. Day of Service in Dunwoody.

This is a FREE event for all ages to give back to the community. Sign-up for an opportunity to participate by visiting the Dunwoody Parks Registration Portal. Opportunities include: planting trees, cleaning up a Dunwoody park, daffodil planting, sharing time at local senior living centers, or completing projects at the CAC or at I Care Atlanta, Inc. Volunteers can also make a donation of a new or gently used coat or non-perishable food items to one of the donation bins on the day of the event at the pavilion at Brook Run Park.

Volunteers will check-in at 8:30 a.m.at the pavilion at Brook Run Park (4770 N. Peachtree Road, Dunwoody) where the morning will begin with registration, donuts, coffee, music and cool giveaways. Volunteers can either stay in Brook Run Park or drive to their selected volunteer location with a goal of concluding activities at 12:00 p.m.

Please sign-up at the Parks Registration Portal by clicking on the following link, signing in or creating an account and choosing your volunteer location: https://secure.rec1.com/GA/dunwoody-ga/catalog. Registration ends Sunday, January 14, 2018 at 11:59 p.m.

We hope to see you there!

For more information regarding the City of Dunwoody, please contact Ashley Butts, Communications Manager, at 678.382.6700 or ashley.butts@dunwoodyga.gov.

About the City of Dunwoody, Georgia
Dunwoody is located in metro Atlanta, in northern DeKalb County, Georgia and was officially incorporated as a city on December 1, 2008. The City of Dunwoody provides quality service to its citizens and supports the largest economic engine in the Southeast by planning in a careful and thoughtful manner. The City of Dunwoody is inventive, transparent and embraces responsible progress, tempered by the city’s rich history and strong desire to maintain a close and vibrant community atmosphere that values family life and the entrepreneurial spirit. The City of Dunwoody supports and nurtures a community dedicated to the preservation of family, education, religious institutions, and the environment.
 

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