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Posted on: January 18, 2021

[ARCHIVED] Coconino County Honors Martin Luther King Jr. and Those Lost to COVID-19

Positive Affirmations

In honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Jan. 18, Coconino County invites the community to participate in service. Join Coconino County in creating signs with positive messages for community members and messages of thanks for essential workers and healthcare personnel. Throughout this week, the community is encouraged to hang signs in their windows, yards, or cars to spread positivity throughout the community and to thank essential workers. Those who participate should take a photo, post it social media and tag @CoconinoCounty, #CoconinoCountyCares, and #NationalDayOfService. For inspiration and examples, visit Coconino County social media pages on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram at the handle @CoconinoCounty. 

On Tuesday, Jan. 19, Coconino County will join the Presidential Inaugural Committee’s memorial to remember and honor the lives lost to COVID-19. At 5:30 p.m. (local time), Americans across the country will come together for a national moment of unity and remembrance. To participate, individuals should light a candle in their window. They may also tune in at 5:30 p.m. ET for a ceremony with President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Harris, featuring the first-ever lighting of the Lincoln Memorial Reflecting Pool to honor those who have died. The event can be viewed on Facebook here