Thursday, January 13, 2011
United Way, Centenary College support Shreveport MLK Day Service projects at Creswell Elem, Stoner Hill Elem and Querbes Park from 7:30 am to noon
In honor of the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr, students at Centenary College and members of the Shreveport/Bossier community will get together to help improve two schools and promote health and fitness to students in Shreveport.
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7:15 AM Volunteer Check-in at Kilpatrick Auditorium (Centenary Campus, 2911 Centenary Boulevard)
Check in conducted by Office of Community, United Way & Big Event Board. Volunteers given Service Day site assignment.
Volunteers fill out registration forms and receive T-shirts.
Breakfast is served
8:00 AM Opening and Welcome.
Mr Chris Lavan (Director of Intercultural Engagement & Community)
- Dr. David Rowe (Centenary College President)
Introduction of Mayor Glover
- Mayor Cedric Glover
- Dr. Bruce Willson (CEO of United Way)
8:30 AM Volunteers transported to assigned service sites
Three service sites:
1. Creswell Elementary
2. Stoner Hill Elementary
3. Querbes Park & Community Center
(Centenary Athletes & Mudbug players)
- 8:30 AM -11:30 AM Volunteers work at sites
Planting/Yard work (supplies provided by schools)
Cleaning/Organizing of classrooms
2. LEAP kits
Decorating LEAP Survival Kits
Packing LEAP Survival Kits
- 11:45 AM Volunteers travel back to campus
- 12:00 PM Lunch and closing remarks (lunch provided by Cane's)