MEDIA ADVISORY: LSU to Hold MLK Day of Service on Jan. 19

01/16/2015 09:51 AM

BATON ROUGE – LSU will hold its annual MLK Day of Service on Monday, Jan. 19, at Boys Hope Girls Hope, located at 3040 Government St., and at the Salvation Army, located at 7361 Airline Hwy. Media seeking photo ops or interviews are welcome at the Boys Hope Girls Hope location from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.  

Approximately 200 registered volunteers from LSU’s students, faculty, staff and administrators, as well as volunteers from Shell Company, Sherwin Williams, Bookstoop and numerous other community partners will participate in the revitalization of the two sites.

The Day of Service is part of LSU’s weeklong Commemorative Celebration, highlighting and memorializing the work of Martin Luther King Jr. For a list of events, visit

The 2015 Martin Luther King Jr. Commemorative Celebration is coordinated by the LSU Office of Multicultural Affairs, the Martin Luther King Jr. Commemorative Committee and the Black History Month Committee. For more information, contact Krystie Nguyen, coordinator of cross-cultural affairs for the Office of Multicultural Affairs, at 225-578-5507 or email

Tara  Kistler 
LSU Media Relations

Posted on Friday, January 16, 2015