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Posted on: October 10, 2018

Surprise seeking sponsors, volunteers for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Celebration & Service

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Surprise is seeking event sponsors and community service volunteers for its 3rd annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Celebration & Service on Saturday, January 19, 2019. 

A program celebrating Dr. King’s life will begin at 9 a.m. in the outside courtyard at Surprise City Hall, located at 16000 N Civic Center Plaza. A light breakfast will be served to the first 500 attendees beginning at 8:30 a.m.

Following the program, at 9:45 a.m., volunteers will be sent out into the community to complete service projects. Projects will last approximately 1-4 hours. 

How to get involved:

  • Sponsorships – If your business or organization would like to help sponsor the event, there are several opportunities. See Sponsorship Options. For more information, please contact Seth Dyson at
  • Individuals/Families – Join us for the breakfast, program and day of service! If you can only attend the service project portion of the day, please arrive by 9:45 a.m. to receive an assignment. 
  • Groups – If you plan on bringing your group/club/congregation and would like to participate in the service projects, please RSVP your group name and estimated number of people to Ervin Cutwright at
  • Service Project Ideas – If you would like to suggest service projects to complete, please contact Ervin Cutwright at

Thank you to our current sponsors: APS, Vision & Sound: An African American Experience, and Surprise Rotary Club. 

Event details are available online at For more information, please call 623.222.3241.

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