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New England News
6:00 pm
Mon January 21, 2013

Hundreds of Volunteers Celebrate MLK Day of Service in Northern Berkshires

Americorps volunteers from Hawley, MA help the Berkshire Food Project serve a free lunch to members of the North Adams community
Credit Lucas Willard / WAMC

An annual day of service was held in the memory of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. in North Adams. WAMC’s Berkshire Bureau Chief Lucas Willard spent time with volunteers in the community and filed a report…

The 20th Annual Martin Luther King Day of Service was celebrated by a small army of volunteers and community organizations that came together in North Adams. Alex Daugherty, chair of the Northern Berkshire’s Martin Luther King Day Committee, said that volunteers came from all corners of the community to celebrate “a day on, not a day off"


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