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  1. 1. Volunteer | Educate | Advocate<br />
  2. 2. Center for Community Service<br />About Us:<br />We are a student-driven program that is intended to foster the development of leaders who make a difference in their community. We create opportunities and programs for students, faculty, and departments to give back.<br />
  3. 3. Center for Community Service<br />Mission:<br />The mission of the Center for Community Outreach is to serve, connect, and unite the University of Kentucky with the surrounding community in collaborative efforts to promote life-long community service.<br />
  4. 4. We hope to strengthen the Lexington Community and UK through service!<br />August 24th, 2009<br />1300+ Volunteers<br />90+ Sites<br />For info on joining the Planning Committee contact:<br /><br />
  5. 5. 24 Hour no sitting, no sleeping dance marathon to raise money for UK’s pediatric oncology clinic.<br />In it’s first four years of <br />operation DanceBlue has raised over $1.3 million <br />Check Out<br />Upcoming events<br />Sept 18 DanceBlue Rave (Cat’s Den) 8-11<br />Ask about RunBlue & DB 5K<br />
  6. 6. Using Weekends and Spring Break to change lives.<br />Meetings<br />Sept 15 & Oct 14 @ 6PM<br />In the CSI<br />Upcoming<br />Camp for Courageous Kids<br />Nov 13-15<br />Applications due Sept 30<br /><br />
  7. 7. Goal<br />This year our planned events will be geared towards helping children to fuel their imaginations through reading. <br />Meetings<br />Every third Tuesday @ 7 PM in Student Center 106 <br />September 8th, 2009<br />Upcoming<br />Recess Game Tourney<br />Fairytale Princess Story time <br />Regular Opportunities to volunteer with school-age children<br />Contact: Sarah Ausmus<br />
  8. 8. Goal<br />Bringing international issues to the attention of the Lexington community through action and words. <br />Upcoming<br />Hunger Week/30 Hour Famine<br />Fair Trade Festival <br />Cultural Workshops <br />International Book Project<br />Collaboration with Invisible Children<br />Meetings<br />Wednesday Nights in the WTY Library <br /><br />
  9. 9. Meetings<br />Thursdays @ 4PM<br />UPCOMING<br />Dog Paddle<br />Sept 12: 9AM-3PM<br />Woodland Aquatic Center <br />Bringing awareness to new/small organizations that can positively impact the lives of animals, while educating students on proper animal care<br /><br />
  10. 10. Upcoming<br /><ul><li>Tuesday, September 8th, 5:00-6:00, serve dinner: Hope Center
  11. 11. Saturday, September 19th, TAIL-GATING: From Leftovers to Love</li></ul>Helping Hands Goals…<br />improve the quality of life in our community, <br />promote life-long community service, <br />make change happen, <br />lend a helping hand to anyone in need, <br />and have fun!<br />Ongoing<br /><ul><li>serving/preparing meals
  12. 12. sorting goods
  13. 13. cleaning/ yard work
  14. 14. social interactions</li></ul>Ashley Williamson<br />
  15. 15. Goal<br />Enriching the lives of students and the surrounding community through promotion and education about healthy lifestyles.<br />Meetings<br />2nd Thursdays@ 5pm<br />Upcoming<br />Sept 12 Mission Lexington <br />Sept 26 Race for the Cure<br />Nov 13-15 Camp for Courageous Kids<br /><br />
  16. 16. September 21 World Alzheimer’s Day<br />October 13 Memory Walk<br />October 29 Halloween Bingo<br />Upcoming Events<br />The Young at Heart program focuses on building connections with Lexington area nursing homes, assisted living faculties, and local non-profits aiding the elderly. <br />The Young at Heart program currently is also working to be champion in fight for Alzheimer&apos;s research. Every 71 seconds, someone in the US develops Alzheimer&apos;s, is this your minute? <br /><br />
  17. 17. Goal<br />To house, organize, and plan events that are unique and enrich the lives of a group that would not typically fit into one of our other programs.<br />Upcoming<br />November: Circle of Love<br />Volunteer Fair<br />9/9/09 <br />From 10am-2pm<br />Various Lexington Non-Profits will table on the Student center Patio to inform students about volunteer opportunities.<br /><br />
  18. 18. Center for Community Outreach<br />Upcoming Events<br />All Call<br />September 2<br /> 7 pm<br />In Small Ballroom<br />