Employees from University of Louisville Hospital and the James Graham Brown Cancer Center, part of KentuckyOne Health, are celebrating Martin Luther King, Jr. Day by giving back to the community. For the past several weeks, employees collected household items, such as baby formula, diapers, wipes, rubber gloves and cleaning products, for the Louisville Central Community Centers child development centers. The Louisville Central Community Centers, located in the Russell neighborhood, provide services for 750 low income families. The collection efforts will culminate on Monday, January 20 at 11:30 a.m. when representatives from the Louisville Central Community Centers come to thank employees and collect the donated items.
WHAT: KentuckyOne Health employees recognize Martin Luther King, Jr. Day through service project
Louisville Central Community Centers
WHEN: Monday, January 20, 2014
WHERE: The Glass Room
University of Louisville Hospital
- Interviews with representatives from Louisville Central Area Community Centers
- Interview with Ken Marshall, University of Louisville Hospital President and Anna Smith, the representative of the University of Louisville Hospital and James Graham Brown Cancer Center Diversity Committee, which led the project
- B-roll of items collected for early childhood development centers
Employees at Jewish Hospital, also part of KentuckyOne Health, will celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with a special presentation, “Civil Rights and the Arts” featuring musical performances from local groups in the community, short plays, oratory readings and more on Friday, January 17, 2014 at noon at the Jewish Hospital’s Rudd Heart & Lung Center Conference Center, 201 Abraham Flexner Way.