Charlotte, NC- In observance of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday, Mecklenburg County Park and Recreation invites students ages 9-11 (or who are in the 4th – 6th grades) to participate in the Hoops and Hope Service Project on Monday, Jan. 16, 2012 from 8:30 a.m. – 5:30 a.m.
Students will begin the day volunteering at the Harvey B. Gantt Center for African-American Arts and Culture
, where they will greet patrons and assist in youth-related programming such as arts and crafts.
In the afternoon, students will enjoy watching the Charlotte Bobcats take on the Cleveland Cavilers at Time Warner Cable Arena.
Participants are asked to meet at Naomi Drenan Recreation Center
. Transportation will be provided to and from the Gantt Center and Time Warner Cable Arena.
Registration must be completed in person at the recreation center by Jan. 9. Cost is $27.
For more information, contact Kobeyeh Riley