In observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, all Arvest branches and the customer service line will be closed on Monday, January 18th.
“Life’s most persistent and urgent question is, ‘What are you doing for others?”
-Martin Luther King, Jr.
In celebration of the life and achievements of the influential civil rights activist, Martin Luther King, Jr., take time to reflect on ways to provide civic and economic support to our neighbors and communities. If you are off work for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, use your time to be “on” in service to those around you in honor of his legacy.
- Support an African American/Black-owned business.
There are several smartphone apps, such as Black Nation, and websites with listings of African American or Black-owned businesses. Additionally, you can search social media for local groups focused on minority-owned small businesses in your area.
- Read one of Dr. King’s books.
Dr. King published a wide variety of books, including popular sermons, collections of his speeches, plus personal and historical accounts of the civil rights movement. Visit a local library or purchase his writings and works to dive deeper into his passion as a minister and modern civil rights leader.
- Give back through an African American/Black community focused non-profit.
Find a non-profit that is helping to further the work of Dr. King and give back through volunteering or using your social media account to set-up a donation campaign.
Learn more about Dr. King and his achievements by visiting www.thekingcenter.com