The City of West Monroe has announced activities for the Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service scheduled on Monday

West Monroe, LA – According to the statement, the City of West Monroe’s SEE West Monroe AmeriCorps team will be joining with the City of West Monroe on Monday to lead a service project for local elementary students.

Officials have announced that they will be assembling literacy kits to be used by elementary students at Riverbend Elementary.

The kits will be distributed to students next week, and community volunteers will read to Riverbend students.

The public will have an opportunity to participate in a community service project on Saturday, January 22, 2022, in a Team Up 2 Cleanup Event hosted by Keep West Monroe Beautiful and Ouachita Green.

A community cleanup will take place in the neighborhoods surrounding West Monroe High School on January 22 from 10 a.m. to noon. To register, please visit

Mayor Mitchell released the following statement:

“I encourage our citizens to take time to volunteer on this national day of service and throughout the year.

Dr. King truly believed that dedicating his life to others would make our world a better place.

I challenge our citizens to do the same thing and find ways to dedicate their lives to making our community a better place for all generations.”