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Jan. 14, 2016

COLUMBIA, S.C. – The South Carolina baseball program will participate in several community events during the “MLK Week of Service,” January 18-21 with the Gamecocks looking to reach fans in Columbia and the entire Midlands community.

MLK Week of Service begins on Monday, Jan. 18 on Martin Luther King Jr. Day as Epworth Children’s Home will visit Founders Park for an event with the entire team. The week continues on Wednesday, Jan. 20, as student-athletes visit with veterans at Wm. Jennings Bryan Dorn VA Medical Center. Thursday, Jan. 21, will be a busy day as well as student-athletes will head to Arden Elementary School to assist with book distribution, reading to the children and talking about why reading is important. Later that evening, more members of the team will be at Greenview Park pairing up with youth in several minute-to-win-it activities.

** Please note, the community outreach events are not open to the public. **