United Way, Red Cross plan service days to mark MLK holiday

Thursday, January 17, 2013

In honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, the United Way of Southeast Missouri and the American Red Cross will participate in a day of service.

United Way AmeriCorps volunteers will serve Capetown Assisted Living Facility residents Friday by cleaning windows and homes. For more information, contact 334-9634.

Red Cross volunteers will go door-to-door Monday to inform people about fire safety, prevention and escape. Volunteers will leave safety-tip door hangers with information in English and Spanish about cooking and heating tips, smoke alarms and the importance of creating an escape plan. For more information, contact ann.knopf@redcross.org.

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