MOUNT VERNON, N.Y. – With Martin Luther King, Jr. Day coming up on Jan. 21, Mount Vernon has several events to honor the iconic civil rights leader.
The Mount Vernon Armory, at 144 N. Fifth Ave., will host an intergenerational breakfast on Saturday, at 10 a.m. The event is presented by Mayor Ernie Davis and co-sponsored by the Mount Vernon Recreation Department, YMCA, Arts and Cultural Center and the City School District Board of Education. Pre-registration is required. For more information call the Office of the Aging at 914-665-2315.
Habitat For Humanity will be holding a build-a-thon in honor of King for the 15th year in a row from Friday to Monday. Volunteers will work within Westchester County and Breezy Point in Queens. Those who wish to volunteer can email or call Jim Killoran at 914-403-4821. Donations will also be accepted.
The Volunteer Center of the United Way will hold a day of service on Friday. Approximately 400 volunteers will help mentor youth, visit isolated seniors, support veterans and inspire the disabled. Click here for more information go to or call 914-948-4452.
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