Monday, January 21, 2013
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The third Monday in January—otherwise known as Martin Luther King Jr. Day—can be a day spent sleeping in and lounging around the house, or it can be a time of volunteering. Nowhere is that more true than the Shelby Township and Utica area. On Monday, Jan. 21, hundreds of students, business people and seniors will take part in the MLK Day of Service at locations throughout Metro Detroit through partnership with local service organizations such as Macomb County Habitat for Humanity and Gleaner's Community Food Bank, among countless others. Will you be giving some of your time to a good cause, or did you already on Saturday—the National Day of Service declared by President Barack Obama? If you're still looking for a way to give, visit http://…
Sunday, January 20, 2013
Martin Luther King Day is Jan. 21, 2013.
Macomb County Government Offices and Courts, including 41A District Court City of Utica Municipal Hall Utica Public Library Utica Community Schools St. Lawrence School Peace Lutheran School Trinity Lutheran School U.S. Post Office Shelby Township offices are not scheduled to close Jan. 21, according to the township calendar.
Here's your guide to the inauguration of President Barack Obama.
The Presidential Inauguration takes place Monday, Jan. 21, in Washington, D.C. The week of festivities will include the Presidential Swearing-in Ceremony, Inaugural Address, Inaugural Parade and numerous inaugural balls and galas honoring President Barack Obama for his second term. The official theme for the 2013 inauguration is “Faith in America’s Future." Two Macomb County Sheriff's Mounted Division reserve deputies will be among those heading to the capitol for the big day, but for those of us who will just be watching from home, here's a look at what to expect. Saturday, Jan. 19 – National Day of Service. Americans across the country will participate in service projects in their communities to celebrate the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther …
Sunday, January 13, 2013
Volunteers from Macomb Community College and UAW-Ford have partnered with Macomb County Habitat for Humanity to work on homes in Clinton Township, Eastpointe and Centerline in honor of Martin Luther King Day.
With volunteers from Macomb Community College and UAW-Ford, Macomb County Habitat for Humanity expects to add more than 60 pairs of hands to its building efforts this month in the spirit of Martin Luther King, Jr. Student volunteers from MCC will partner with Macomb County Habitat for Humanity for their third Martin Luther King Day, while UAW-Ford will kick-off its role as the first corporate partner to begin working on a Macomb Habitat project in 2013. Where the students will split their efforts Jan. 19 between deconstruction efforts in Eastpointe and Centerline, UAW-Ford volunteers will focus their work Jan. 16 on a home in Clinton Township. The UAW-Ford home, located at 19415 Nicke, is scheduled for completion by Feb. 1. The home's …