On Jan. 17, Acworth held its ninth annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day celebration, which began with a welcome breakfast, followed by a unity walk and program honoring King’s legacy. The unity walk, from Roberts School to the Acworth Community Center, celebrated community, and the program, led by Mayor Tommy Allegood and guest speaker Lewis Preston, highlighted the importance of each person in our community. MLK Day of Service shirts were for sale at the community center, leading up to and on the day of the event. All proceeds went to the Acworth Expanding Horizons and Acworth Achievers programs.
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