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Aug. 19-23: Events introduce community service options

By Erin McIlreath, Center for Civic Engagement

WOWPULLMAN, Wash. – Students, staff and faculty looking for community involvement can learn about opportunities at three events hosted by the Washington State University Center for Civic Engagement during Week of Welcome.

An open house 2:10-4 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 19, in CUB L45 will introduce CCE’s work. This includes helping students, faculty and staff find community service projects, providing civil dialogue opportunities about current issues, supporting student voting, providing programming for four national days of service and two awareness weeks and more.

A visit to the Pullman Farmers Market at 4 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 20, will help participants learn more about the community and stock up on local food. Students are asked to sign up for this event on CougSync, https://orgsync.com/50701/opportunities/806810/occurrences/1691676.

Two service projects will be held on Saturday, Aug. 23: trail building with the Moscow Area Mountain Bike Association 8:15 a.m.-1:30 p.m. and caring for horses at Orphan Acres 9:15 a.m.-2:15 p.m. The CCE will provide free transportation for students. Space is limited; find sign-up links and more information about all three CCE events at http://cce.wsu.edu/wow.

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