Sunday, January 20, 2013
Most places of business will be closed for the MLK Holiday, however, some stores will remain open for normal business hours.
The second of the official holidays of 2013 is coming up next week as the nation pauses to observe the birthday of Martin Luther King Jr., a clergyman and activist best known for his role in the advancement of civil rights using nonviolent civil disobedience. King’s actual birthday is Tuesday, Jan. 15 – he would have been 84 this year – but the official holiday is always celebrated on the third Monday of January. This year, that falls on Jan. 21. Martin Luther King Jr. Day is a federal holiday. That means all federal offices will be closed, banks will be closed and the stock market will be closed. Here's what will be closed for the holiday in the Willow Grove area: Citizens Bank will be closed. Fox Chase Bank will be closed. PNC Bank will …
If you are looking for a place in the area to donate your time and energy, take a look at some of the available opportunities.
This Monday, January 21, the country celebrates the life of a civil rights pioneer on Martin Luther King Day. Since the day was first established in 1983, it slowly evolved into a day of service, when people and communities donate their time and energy toward a good cause. There are plenty of opportunities in the area for anybody interested in volunteering either on Monday or any other time throughout the year. For a lot of these organizations and non-profits, a few extra helping hands can be just as valuable as cash donations. Kisses for Kyle Where: Willow Grove What: The organization offers a variety of services to families fighting childhood cancer in the Delaware Valley, including financial assistance, organizing local activities and…
Wednesday, January 16, 2013
New Bethel A.M.E. Church will host a service tonight in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.
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Wednesday, January 16
Pastor Hamlin will be preaching tonight, Wednesday Jan. 16, at New Bethel A.M.E. Church, 1646 Prospect Ave., Willow Grove, in celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. The Ministerial Alliance Service will start at 7 p.m. Alliance churches include: First Baptist Church of Crestmont; McKinley Memorial; First Baptist Church of Huntingdon Valley; New Bethel A.M.E.; Willow Grove Community Baptist Church; Antioch Baptist Church; Second Baptist Church of Doylestown. For more information: www.sbcod.org. The Lower Moreland School District and Upper Moreland School District schools and offices will be closed on Monday, Jan. 21 in observance of MLK Day.