Lt. Governor ask Louisianans to make MLK Day a day of service

The following is a Press Release from the Office of the Lieutenant Governor:

Lt. Governor Jay Dardenne is urging all Louisiana citizens to make Jan. 16 A Day On, Not a Day Off in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day by participating in one of many service projects organized throughout the state. A list of projects can be found on by clicking the Martin Luther King Jr. Day banner.

"Martin Luther King Jr. Day allows us to highlight both the needs and the opportunities for individuals to make a tangible difference in their communities," Lt. Governor Jay Dardenne said.  "And for those not currently volunteering, it's the perfect time to make a commitment to give back."

Projects include litter abatement, park beautification, mentoring and school renovations like painting and landscaping.