The City of Acworth hosted its first Martin Luther King Jr. Day celebration on Monday, Jan. 21.
The ceremony will take place at City Hall and featured Mayor Tommy Allegood, Alderman Tim Houston and other figures from the local community.
Immediately following the ceremony, the Acworth Achievers Mentoring and After School Program planted a “Unity” tree during its 4th Annual MLK Day of Service at the historic Roberts School Community and Education Center.
The Acworth Achievers Mentoring and After School Program provides middle and high school students service learning projects in additional to educational assistance and recreational activities throughout the year.
Editor's note: This was written by Acworth Parks, Recreation and Community Developmentrecreation coordinator Frank White.