AJC Give Back Connection: MLK Day of service opportunities

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In honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, all entries are service-related opportunities for Monday.

Family Community Cleanup

Keep DeKalb Beautiful and the city of Lithonia will host the Second Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day Family Community Cleanup. Community service certification will be available for qualifying residents participating in this event.

When: 10 a.m. to noon

Where: Lithonia City Hall, 6920 Main St., Lithonia

Contact: Keep DeKalb Beautiful at 404-371-2654 or kdb@dekalbcountyga.gov

Information: www.keepdekalbbeautiful.org

Acworth community service

Acworth Achievers Mentoring and After School Program invites volunteers to join them in working on a service project in the community.

When: 10 a.m. Monday

Where: Acworth City Hall, 4415 Senator Russell Ave.

Contact: Mychal Lewis, mlewis@acworth.org.

City of Stone Mountain cemetery clean up

The project for the day will be cleaning up a historic cemetery in the Shermantown section of the Village. The cemetery has become overgrown with trees and foliage. Participants are encouraged to bring gloves, clippers and water. Boots are also recommended.

When: 9 a.m. to noon

Where: Shermantown Cemetery, 5510 Stillhouse Road, Stone Mountain.

Information: Councilman Steve Wells at 803-447-1632 or stonemountainwells@gmail.com

Shredding event in Sandy Springs

Keep North Fulton Beautiful volunteers will be assisting in a shredding event - directing traffic, accepting recyclable materials, and assisting at shredding truck.

Volunteers must be 12 years of age with adult supervision. Court-ordered volunteers are permitted. This project site is accessible for wheelchair users.

When: 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Where: Sandy Springs Recycling Center, 470 Morgan Falls Road, Sandy Springs

Information: www.keepnorthfultonbeautiful.org/

Volunteering session

Crossroads Hospice invites area residents to embody the spirit of service on the day we honor the Rev. Martin Luther King.

Special crafts sessions will be hosted at the Crossroads Hospice headquarters in Tucker, giving volunteers the chance to create personalized Valentine’s Day or Thank You cards for Veterans.

When: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Where: 1957 Lakeside Parkway Suite 500, Tucker

Information: 770-270-9898