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Acworth MLK Celebration Set for Monday

Guest speakers will include Mayor Tommy Allegood and Alderman Tim Houston.

The City of Acworth will be hosting a Martin Luther King Jr. Day celebration on Monday, Jan. 21.

The ceremony will take place at City Hall at 10 a.m. and will feature guests speakers including 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 will commemorate the day by planting 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 recreation coordinator Frank White.

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