Happy Martin Luther King Jr. Day, everybody!
Tomorrow, many American students do not have school today due to Martin Luther King Jr. Martin Luther King Jr. was a very famous Civil Rights Leader that continues to inspire people. His messages of peace and harmony still resonate today. It is in his memory today and that for peace around the world, we are going to do a Love. Hugs. Peace. walk on January 18th around BABV. There are so many pawsitive ways that you can help out your community and the world – from helping out with neighborhood cleanups, soup kitchens, donating your gently used clothing to a shelter to doing a can drive for Haiti or even visiting your local BuildaBear store!! From now until January 31st, if you visit your BuildaBear store, you have the option of donating a dollar that will go directly to the American Red Cross. In Canada, you have the option of purchasing purple hearts for $1, which will directly go to Haiti. In the United Kindom, BuildaBear stores there have donated £5000! Have any of you helped out in your community in any way?
So tomorrow, we will meet at Friendship Forest Park, walk the forest loop, head to the beach and back through town. We will be stopping about 5 minutes each place. If you have any Peace-inspired, please wear it – Peace inspired emoticons, please use them One random BI member will be selected to receive a Peace Bear Code.
Time: 1 pm EST (6 pm GMT, 10 am PST)
Place: Friendship Forest Park, Mount Bear – USA
What to wear: Anything Peace inspired
I hope to see you there!