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: email@example.com. 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.
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.
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”.