6th Annual Dr. MLK Cleanup Event

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MONTGOMERY, AL (WSFA) - Britton YMCA's Youth One Montgomery and Student YMCAs will join with youth groups from Goode Street Community Center and churches in the Weed & Seed area to sponsor a cleanup in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day and to carry out Dr. King's message of community service.

The youth will work in groups to clean up streets in the Montgomery Weed & Seed neighborhoods and to assist the nonprofit Common Ground in several community improvement projects in the Washington Park area.

District Seven Councilwoman Martha Roby will speak to the volunteers at 10:15 a.m. at the Cleveland Avenue YMCA Cultural Arts Center, located at 1400 Aaron Street, to kick off the cleanup event.

Sponsors of the event include Britton YMCA, Montgomery Clean City Commission and Montgomery Weed & Seed.

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