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UMM to hold Fall Day of Service for campus, community

News Morris,Minnesota 56267
Morris Sun Tribune
UMM to hold Fall Day of Service for campus, community
Morris Minnesota 607 Pacific Avenue 56267

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.

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 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.

Morris Sun Tribune Staff