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2014 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day events

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2014 MLK, Jr. Day events going on around the area:

SAVANNAH

Savannah's 2014 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Annual Observance Day Parade
WTOC will be live streaming the entire parade on our web site at wtoc.com. Watch it live online or on your smartphone with the WTOC mobile news app.
WHEN: Jan. 20, 10am
WHERE: downtown Savannah
TRAFFIC: Traffic in downtown Savannah will be re-routed on Monday for the Martin Luther King Jr. Day Parade. Get full details here.

Feed the Hungry MLK, Jr. Day Community Dinners
There are two community dinner events planned. There will be hot meals, live entertainment, health screenings and free haircuts offered.
Jan. 18 at 2pm – Family Life Center, 4011 Augusta Rd, Garden City
Jan. 20 at 2pm – Frank Callen Boys & Girls Club, 601 Brewer St, Savannah

The Savannah Martin Luther King, Jr. Observance Day Association will celebrate 35 years of recognizing the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. in 2014 by hosting The Express-Success, an education, career, and health fair.
WHEN: Jan. 25
WHERE: Garrison School of Performing Arts, Savannah
MORE INFO: celebrate@mlkingsavannah.com or contact the MLK, Jr. Observance Day Association office at 912.234.5502.

Ft. Pulaski honors MLK, Jr. Day with FREE Admission!
In observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Fort Pulaski National Monument will offer a free day of admission.
WHEN: Jan. 20, all day during normal park hours
WHERE: Fort Pulaski National Monument, U.S. Hwy 80, Savannah

MLK Day of Service
Georgia Power employees in the Savannah area will commemorate the MLK Day of service by volunteering with the Salvation Army at its emergency shelter for women and children. Volunteers expect to clean and repair flooring as well as work with kitchen staff on lunch and dinner preparations for homeless and impoverished citizens.
WHEN: Jan. 20
WHERE: Salvation Army, Savannah

BULLOCH COUNTY

Statesboro MLK Day Parade/Celebration
WHEN: Jan. 20, 2pm
WHERE Downtown Statesboro

LIBERTY COUNTY

Hinesville MLK Jr. Day Parade
WHEN: Jan. 20, 10am (Parade followed by commemorative service in Bradwell gym)
WHERE: Bradwell Institute, Hinesville

SOUTH CAROLINA

The South Carolina Department of Motor Vehicles will be closed on Monday, January 20 in observance of the Martin Luther King Day state holiday. Please remember that the days before and after a holiday are often extremely busy at DMV.

BEAUFORT COUNTY

Beaufort's Annual MLK, Jr. Day Parade
WHEN: Jan. 20, 10am
WHERE: Bay Street, Downtown Beaufort, SC

All Beaufort County Government offices will be closed Jan. 20, 2014 in honor of the Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday. These closures also include all County Library Branches and all Solid Waste Convenience Centers. All offices will resume normal operating hours Jan. 21, 2014. 

JASPER COUNTY

"Keeping the Dream Alive" youth symposium
WHEN: Jan. 18, 11am – 3pm
WHERE: Sergeant Jasper State Park, 1458 Red Dam Rd, Hardeeville

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