Big Week: March 28 - April 4

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By Michael Romain


Commemorate King's assassination 

On Wednesday, April 4, 8 a.m. to 10 a.m., at 645 S. Central Ave., state Rep. La Shawn K. Ford, Loretto Hospital, the West Side Heroin Task Force and Lt. Gov. Evelyn Sanguinetti will host a breakfast honoring Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and commemorating his assassination on April 4, 1968.

Get free tax prep assistance 

On Saturday, March 31, 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., at the Austin Branch Library, 5615 W. Race Ave., Ladder Up will provide free tax assistance for individuals that make less than $30,000 per year and families making $55,000 per year. Assistance is provided on a first come, first serve basis.

Ladder Up notes: All sites operate on a first-come, first-served basis. Many sites will stop taking new clients well before the official closing time, so please arrive early. For more information about the tax services available please visit Ladder Up's site at:


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