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MLK Jr. Celebration needs volunteers

December 12, 2011

Every year, hundreds of campus and community members come together for the annual MLK Jr. Celebration.

The 2012 celebration will be held on Monday, Jan. 16.

Events inlude essay and poetry readings, the traditional Community March from Old Town to CSU, a celebration on the CSU campus and a United Way Agency Fair at the Lory Student Center.

Volunteers play critical role

An event of this magnitude would not be possible without the continued support of volunteers throughout the CSU campus and Fort Collins communities.

The Celebration Planning Committee is seeking volunteers for various opportunities, including:

  • LSC Ballroom Decorating (9–10:30 a.m.)
  • Set-up for the Agency Fair (10:30-11:30 a.m.)
  • Greeting and Directing March Leaders in Old Town (10:30–11:45 a.m.)
  • Assisting with Street Closures (10:30–11:45 a.m.)
  • Dignitary Check-In (11:15-11:45 a.m.)
  • Celebration Greeters – Program Handouts and Seating (11:15AM-12:15 p.m.)
  • Staffing the Agency Fair (12:45-2 p.m.)
  • Agency Fair and Event Cleanup (2-3 p.m.)

If you are interested in volunteering for the 2012 MLK Jr. Celebration, please sign up online at or email Brett Rundle at

The MLK volunteer coordinators will follow-up with you to provide more specifics closer to the event.

More information about the event

Visit the MLK Jr. Celebration website at If you have any questions, you can direct them to Brett via e-mail or by phone at (970) 980-1871.

Contact: Brett Rundle
Phone: (970) 980-1871