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Posted on: January 7, 2022

[ARCHIVED] Fishers community to celebrate Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

Fishers MLK Day

The City of Fishers invites residents to honor the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. through community celebrations, volunteer opportunities and supporting local nonprofit organizations during the nationwide holiday on Monday, January 17. For a full list of ways to get involved, visit ThisIsFishers.com/MLK and follow #FishersMLK on social media. 

Community Celebrations  

Residents can learn more about the life of Dr. King and celebrate his legacy through special programming hosted by community partners including Conner Prairie, Hamilton East Public Library, and Hamilton Southeastern Schools. Virtual and in-person opportunities are available. For program information, visit ThisIsFishers.com/MLK

Volunteer Opportunities  

In honor of the National Day of Service, residents are invited to give back to their community through volunteer opportunities throughout the city. On Saturday, January 15, help Fishers Department of Public Works (DPW) spread mulch created from recycled Christmas trees at Billericay Park (12690 Promise Road) from 9:30-11:30 a.m. On Monday, January 17, sand and paint picnic tables at the Fishers AgriPark (11171 Florida Road) from 9:30-11:30 a.m. Also on Monday, join Fishers Parks for a crushed limestone spread at the Cyntheanne ParkCommunity Gardens (12383 Cyntheanne Road) from 9:30-11:30 a.m. Residents can also take the digital #VolunteerFishers pledge and share how they plan on giving back in the community in 2022.  
Nonprofit Support 

Get a jump start on your spring cleaning while supporting local food pantries and nonprofits who need assistance refilling their shelves after a busy holiday season. From canned goods to personal hygiene items, an assortment of supplies are needed to help those in our community. Check out the full list at VolunteerFishers.com.   

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