Students at Missouri University of Science and Technology will be volunteering throughout the local community on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Monday, Jan. 18.
The day’s activities will begin with check-in at 8 a.m. in the Havener Center on campus. A kick-off ceremony starts at 9 a.m. Students will then go out in the community to work on various projects from 10-11:30 a.m.
Student service projects in Phelps County include the following:
— taking down holiday decorations at the Holloway House
— waxing floors at the Choices For People Center
— working at The Community Partnership office and resale store
— facilitating activities with pre-school children at First Baptist Daycare
— facilitating activities with young children at Green Tree Daycare
— leading activities at Parkside Assisted Living
— cleaning the stream by Lions Club Drive
— providing grounds maintenance at the Russell House
— working at the Salvation Army store.
A luncheon for the students will be held at noon at the Southwestern Bell Cultural Center, 1207 N. Elm St., Rolla. The keynote address will be given by Lawrence George, retired assistant to the chancellor at Missouri S&T.