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UMM to hold Fall Day of Service for campus, community

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The University of Minnesota Morris Office of Community Engagement will be hosting a Fall Day of Service on Monday, Sept. 3 for campus and community members.

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Registration for the event will be held at the UMM Welcome Center between 12:30 and 1:00 p.m. on Monday. A pre-service discussion and activities will begin at 1:00 p.m., and participants will be transported to volunteer locations beginning at 2:00 p.m.

The projects will be taking place at several locations around the Morris area. Project include cleaning and organizing projects at Someplace Safe in Morris; organizing and shelving donations at the Someplace Safe Thrift Store in Alexandria; bingo and fellowship with elders at West Wind Village; weeding and harvesting at UMM organic and Native American gardens; and a roadside clean up with Federated Church. There will also be a panel about student-initiated and led opportunities, to be followed by fruit deliveries at Grandview Apartments.

A supper and post-project reflection will be held at East Side Park that evening.

For more information, contact the Office of Community Engagement at engagmnt@morris.umn.edu or call (320) 589-6276. Volunteers can pre-register by sending a name and phone number to the above e-mail or by calling the above phone number. Participants are encouraged to pre-register to make sure there is enough food for dinner.

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