Wednesday, January 4, 2012

Day of Service Activities

As a part of a series of events commemorating Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, the Volunteer Center is organizing indoor, family-friendly service projects at three locations on Monday, January 16:

• Bethesda North Marriott Hotel and Conference Center, 5701 Marinelli Road, North Bethesda – 1 to 3 p.m. Activities include decorating cards for troops, assembling peanut butter and jelly sandwiches for local shelters, constructing fleece blankets for Montgomery Hospice and packing snow day boxes for Meals on Wheels. Various agencies will be present at the Volunteer Fair for anyone wishing to learn more about ongoing volunteer opportunities in Montgomery County.

• Gapbuster Learning Center, Silver Spring Civic Building, One Veterans Place – 12:30to 3 p.m. A variety of family friendly service projects will be offered.

• The Universities at Shady Grove, Multipurpose Room in Building II, 9630 Gudelsky Drive, Rockville from 10 a.m. to noon. Various family friendly service projects will be available to participants.

All locations are approved for Student Service Learning hours. For more information and to pre-register for all locations, visit

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