Monday, January 14, 2013
The annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day Prayer Breakfast is next Monday, Jan. 21
Monday, Jan. 21 is Martin Luther King Jr. Day. For some, the national holiday honoring the prominent civil rights activist is a time to give back and serve the community, be it through removing graffiti or picking up litter in a local park. For others, it’s an opportunity to educate themselves about King and his life's work. And for others, it’s a time to just kick back and enjoy the prolonged weekend. In Plymouth, the annual Martin Luther King Prayer Breakfast will be held at 8 a.m. Mon. Jan. 21 at Plymouth South High School. The theme of the event is the celebration of the 50th anniversary of the "I have a dream speech" given in Washington DC by Rev. King in 1963. The featured speaker will be Cary Barnes, a former Plymothian and an …
Wednesday, May 2, 2012
The Plymouth Board of Selectmen seeks response from Plymouth residents interested in serving on the No Place for Hate committee, the 1820 Courthouse Consortium, the Nuclear Matters Committee, and the newly-formed 400th Anniversary Commemoration Committee.
The following committees / boards have vacancies and/or terms about to expire: The 1820 Courthouse Consortium is responsible for developing a recommendation on the best reuse(s) for the historic courthouse property. The 400th Anniversary Commemoration Committee is a town committee that will work with the Plymouth 400 Committee, Inc. to plan the town's 400th anniversary celebration in 2020. The town committee will handle the important infrastructure issues, coordinating activities in an “umbrella” capacity and engaging in community outreach on the local, national, and international stage. The non-profit side will focus on the promotion and production of the key events. The No Place for Hate committee is responsible for coordinating Plymouth…
Monday, April 23, 2012
Congregation Beth Jacob welcomes all to help observe Yom Ha-shoah, or Holocaust Memorial Day.
Congregation Beth Jacob’s Community Observance of Yom Ha-shoah, or Holocaust Memorial Day observance, will be held at 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, April 24, at the Beth Jacob Community Center at 25 1/2 Court St. The Plymouth High Schools Singers will perform special music. Lilliane Birch will talk about her mother’s experience as a Holocaust survivor at the annual commemoration. Prior to the observance there will be a ceremony at 6:45 p.m. at the Holocaust memorial in Beth Jacob Cemetery, located in Vine Hills Cemetery off Route 44. This event sponsored is by the Plymouth No Place for Hate committee and Plymouth-area Interfaith Clergy Association. All are welcome to attend both events.
Monday, January 9, 2012
No Place for Hate's Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Prayer Breakfast will be held Monday, Jan. 16 at Plymouth South High School.
The Plymouth No Place For Hate Committee, Plymouth Public Schools and the Plymouth Area Clergy Council are sponsoring a Martin Luther King Prayer Breakfast at Plymouth South High School Cafetoria at 8 a.m., Jan. 16. William Hunt, a member of No Place for Hate, will be the principal speaker. Posters and essays featuring themes of acceptance and diversity drawn and written by Plymouth students will be on display. One students from each gradewill receive a prize book from the No Place for Hate Committee. A senior from each school will receive scholarships from the Plymouth Interfaith Council The Plymouth High School Chorus and the African Methodist Episcopal Church choir will perform. Tickets cost $8 for adults and $7 for students, and are …