The Daily Southerner, Tarboro, NC


January 22, 2013

Edgecombe Events in January 21st paper

TARBORO — Edgecombe Events should be submitted by noon the day before publication. Items eligible include notices of local meetings and activities of non-profit organizations, clubs, schools and civic groups in the community. Information should be brief and typewritten, neatly printed or via e-mail. Questions? 823-3106 or e-mail: Leave  a daytime contact phone number.  

JAN 21  - JAN 31

Low-Income Engergy Assistance

The Low Income Energy Assistance Program (LIEAP) gives families a one-time vendor payment to help pay their heating bills. Applications will be taken for disabled persons receiving a service through the Division of Aging and Adult Services or for households with a member age 60 and older. For application sites in

Rocky Mt. call 985-5053, for Tarboro sites call 641-7637.

JAN 21

25th Annual Unity Breakfast

The Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. at the Dunn Center with Civil Rights Attorney and CNN Legal Analyst, Avery Friedman, as the guest speaker. The breakfast will begin at 7am and the program will start at 8am. For more information call 972-1181.

16th Annual MLK Community Empowerment Breakfast

At the Franklinton  Center at Bricks, US 301 North, Whitakers. 7:30am. Speaker: Ms. Esterine Pitt, Mayor of Whitakers.

Commemorative March

23rd Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemorative March at 10am, at St. Stephen Missionary Baptist Church to St. Luke Church of Christ in Princeville.

Lunch with the King

From 11:30-1pm at St. Luke Church of Christ in Princeville.

Edgecombe County Landfill

Will be closed in observance of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Birthday. All recycling centers will be open.

15th Annual Whitakers MLK Day Motorcade & March

Starting at 9:30am at Whitakers Town Park, NW Railroad St., ends at Bloomer Hill  Community Center.

23rd Annual Martin Luther King Day Celebration

At 11am. Bloomer Hill Community Center, US 301, Whitakers. Featuring via Television, The Inauguration of President Barack Obama. Music by Mann’s Chapel AME Youth Choir. Lunch, then “Workers Rights Are Human Rights”.

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