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Message from the Sheriff

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In Observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (Monday, January 18)

Martin Luther King, Jr. was an American Baptist minister and activist who became the most visible spokesperson and leader in the civil rights movement from 1954 until his death in 1968. Since 1986, the birth date of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. has been observed as a federal holiday by the federal government. It should be a day of community and humanitarian service, and interracial cooperation.

"Life's most persistent and urgent question is: 'What are you doing for others?'" - Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. 

Commemorate Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with service. Let's give back to our community today or find an opportunity to serve in the near future. Search for volunteer opportunities on: https://www.nationalservice.gov/serve-your-community/mlk-day-service

  Thank you.

  - Wm. C. (Bill) Brueggemann, Sheriff

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