Area briefs

MLK Day events set

TROY — The Martin Luther King Dream Team has announced there will be a celebration honoring the life and preaching of Dr. Martin Luther King beginning at 9:30 a.m. Jan. 18.

There will be a brief march beginning in the Southwest quadrant of Prouty Plaza (in front of Bakehouse Breads) and will end at the First United Church of Christ where there will be a service after.

The keynote speaker will be Dr. Calvin Alston of the Christ United Methodist Church of Columbus.

Immediately following the service, there will be fellowship and a luncheon at the First United Church of Christ. The luncheon is free of charge.

For more information, call the Rev. David Richie at (937) 335-8814 or John Schweser at (937) 524-9162.

Snow tubing on tap

MIAMI COUNTY — The Miami County YMCA will be heading to the beach on MLK Day for an afternoon of snow tubing at Beach Mountain at The Beach Waterpark.

This event will take place from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Jan. 18 with pickup and drop off at both the Piqua and Robinson branches for youth in grades first through sixth (must be at leat 42-inches-tall to tube). Pre-registration is encouraged. Register at either branch or over the phone at 773-9622 or 440-9622.

For more information, contact Jaime Hull at 440-9622 or [email protected]

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