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Kaylan Grace Dowdy
Nov 21, 2017

#EKUServes For The Joy of Service

Nov 21, 2017 by Kaylan Grace Dowdy

Hey Colonels, Hope you have a great Thanksgiving, this week’s newsletter highlights some of the service opportunities available after break! Angel Tree             Help someone have a Merry Christmas with the Salvation Army’s Angel Tree! The Angel Tree and sign up list is in Middle Powell filled with different kids who need your help. Gifts are due back December 8th to either the Student Life Office or The Salvation Army. Blood Drive             Powell will host a blood drive on Tuesday,...


Kaylan Grace Dowdy
Nov 15, 2017

#EKUServes Thankful for Service

Nov 15, 2017 by Kaylan Grace Dowdy

Hey Colonels, this week there is volunteer opportunities on campus every night with Hunger and Homelessness awareness week. Hunger and Homelessness Week Hunger and Homelessness awareness week isn’t over yet! Make sure to come to the events we have going on each night this Week! TONIGHT is our College Hunger Banquet on food insecurity it will be held in Middle Powell, and will have FREE food to all attendees. Tomorrow is the Shut In for the Shut Out, all attendees will learn more about hom...


Kaylan Grace Dowdy
Nov 2, 2017

#EKUServes Give Back to Richmond

Nov 2, 2017 by Kaylan Grace Dowdy

Hey Colonels, my name is Kaylan Dowdy and I’m the new student organizer for community service and alternative breaks, you’ll be hearing from me weekly about the community service opportunities around Eastern. So let’s get started, this week we have opportunities with the Richmond Area Arts Center, and the Habitat for Humanity Restore.   Holiday Market Volunteers are needed to assist with Richmond Area Arts Council's Holiday Market – this Saturday, November 4, 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m., at the ...


Dylan R Bogard
Oct 25, 2017

#EKUServes: Stay Warm and Give Back This Winter

Oct 25, 2017 by Dylan R Bogard

Good afternoon Colonels! We have a great opportunity to stay warm and give back this winter!  Spend your winter break on the beach of Grand Isle, Louisiana! Work with the Nature Conservancy doing trail work, presenting to school children, and removing invasive species! You’ll get to spend a day in New Orleans,enjoy warmer weather, and have a great addition to your resume! In addition to having an awesome time, students that participate in the trip will be eligible to apply as a leader for f...


Dylan R Bogard
Oct 18, 2017

#EKUServes: Get More Out of Your EKU Experience

Oct 18, 2017 by Dylan R Bogard

Good afternoon Colonels! It is a great time to give back both on and off campus! Feel free to contact me with questions about individual and group service at Dylan.Bogard@eku.edu.     October 20, 7:30am-9pm, Hazard Trail Building Day: Community Service Project- Join us for a day of trail planning, marking and building! Find out more here: https://orgsync.com/55054/opportunities/2080039/occurrences/4979930   October 20-21- Forest of the Undead- Participants will be placed in groups of 5...


Dylan R Bogard
Oct 11, 2017

#EKUServes: More Opportunities to Give Back

Oct 11, 2017 by Dylan R Bogard

Good afternoon Colonels! There are so many great opportunities to give back here in Richmond and on campus! Urgent Needs from the Salvation Army (Contact by Friday):   •           Front Desk Assistant •           Food Pantry Assistant •           Angel Tree Case Intake Coordinator •           Angel Tree Distribution Center Assistant •           Red Kettle Campaign - Bell Ringers   Email Rhonda Yocum to sign up at Rhonda.Yocum@uss.salvationarmy.org. Training will take place later thi...


Dylan R Bogard
Oct 4, 2017

#EKUServes: Fall in Love with Service

Oct 4, 2017 by Dylan R Bogard

Good afternoon Colonels! We are excited to announce that the Branch Out- Fall Alternative Break is now open to all students! If you are a first-year student, spend the long weekend hiking in the beautiful Daniel Boone National Forest and building trails! The cost of the trip is only $25, and this includes most meals, transportation and lodging. The trip will take place October 14-17. Find out more and sign up here: http://communityservice.eku.edu/branch-out-fye-fall-break-trip There are als...


Dylan R Bogard
Sep 27, 2017

#EKUServes: Branch Out with the FYE Fall Break

Sep 27, 2017 by Dylan R Bogard

  Good afternoon Colonels! Assurance of Learning Day is coming up this Friday, so be sure to sign up for your favorite event here: http://communityservice.eku.edu/assurance-learning-day-service We are also excited to announce the first Branch Out- Fall Alternative Break for First-Year students! If you are a first-year student, spend the long weekend hiking in the beautiful Daniel Boone National Forest and building trails! The cost of the trip is only $25, and this includes most meals, trans...


Dylan R Bogard
Sep 20, 2017

#EKUServes: Assurance of Learning Day

Sep 20, 2017 by Dylan R Bogard

Good afternoon Colonels! Assurance of Learning day is coming up on September 29th! This mean classes are cancelled and there are many ways to get involved on and off campus! Check out the following opportunities: 1. Paddle Out Pollution @ Lake Reba -- 10:00 am - 3:00 pm Students will canoe and pick up trash floating in the water and along the banks.  There will be a morning and afternoon shift and or you could volunteer both.     *Transportation will be provided to and from campus.   Sig...


Dylan R Bogard
Sep 13, 2017

#EKUServes: Give Back on Campus!

Sep 13, 2017 by Dylan R Bogard

Good afternoon Colonels! We have several opportunities to get involved on campus in the coming week! This is a great way to meet new people and serve your fellow students!    Every week- Monday, Wednesday, & Friday (other days/times available upon request/availability)   9am-11:30am Colonel's Cupboard Service Crew- Give back to your campus community. Up to 1 in 6 students face food insecurity during their first semester on campus. The Cupboard provides services to help students get emer...


Dylan R Bogard
Sep 6, 2017

#EKUServes: Make a Difference in Your Community!

Sep 6, 2017 by Dylan R Bogard

#EKUServes: Make a Difference in Your Community! Good morning Colonels! We have several opportunities to get involved on and off campus in the coming week! This is a great way to meet new people, grow your resume, and give back to our community! Sept. 8th   11am-2pm Desensitizing Clinic at the Kentucky Horse Park- Join us at the Kentucky Horse Park for a desensitizing clinic KHP, Lexington and Louisville Mounted Police Units. This would be perfect for animal lovers, Criminal Justice ma...


Dylan R Bogard
Sep 1, 2017

#EKUServes: Get Involved in Your Community!

Sep 1, 2017 by Dylan R Bogard

Good afternoon Colonels! I hope everyone has had a fantastic 2nd week of classes. My name is Dylan Bogard and I am the new Coordinator of Community Service and the Colonel’s Cupboard. As a two time graduate of EKU, and am extremely excited about being back on campus to promote service opportunities. Community service is a great way to grow as an individual, make friends on campus, and create positive change in the world. Here are a few upcoming events you can sign for over the next week. Ple...


William Jordan Crider
Apr 27, 2017

Weekly Service News Letter: Camp Horsin Around-4/27/17

Apr 27, 2017 by William Jordan Crider

Good afternoon Colonels! I hope everyone is having a great week. As the semester is winding down, this is a great opportunity to think about service you can get involved with this summer. One way you can get involved this summer already is:  Camp Horsin Around (June 3rd)  The camp needs 20 great volunteers that would like to be out doors while also helping a special needs child.  The Camp is in Perryville, KY.  It is from June the 3rd to the 6th its an over night camp with air conditioned c...


William Jordan Crider
Apr 11, 2017

Weekly Service News Letter: Drunk Driving Candle Light Vigil-4/11/17

Apr 11, 2017 by William Jordan Crider

Good afternoon Colonels! I hope everyone has been enjoying the warm weather thus far this week. Are you looking to get some sun and help others over the next few weeks? Here are just a few ways you can: Mothers Against Drunk Driving- Candle Light Vigil (April 15th) Mothers Against Drunk Driving are hosting their state wide candle light vigil at EKU. MADD’S candle light vigil is a dedication ceremony to victims of impaired driving crashes. MADD candle light vigil also honors law enforcement...


William Jordan Crider
Apr 4, 2017

Weekly Service News Letter: President’s Volunteer Award-4/4/17

Apr 4, 2017 by William Jordan Crider

Good afternoon Colonels! I hope everyone is having a good week! But if you aren’t having a good week, maybe helping others is just the little pick-me-up you need. If you are having a good week, then maybe you can make someone else’s week a little bit brighter by helping out. Here are just a few ways you can get involved in the upcoming weeks: President Volunteer Service Award (Deadline April, 13) Have you or a friend volunteered more than 100+ hours within the past academic year? We know ma...