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Building for Tomorrow begins August 13 for participating first-year students

The Building for Tomorrow program, part of the Outdoor Adventure Program that helps first-year students transition to college life, begins on Monday, August 13, and will run through Thursday, August 16, 2012.

In this program, students learn civic responsibility, rehabilitating the surrounding community and broadening cultural horizons through community service.

On Tuesday, August 14, from 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m., students will volunteer at Gring’s Mill; from 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., they will prepare a lunch at Opportunity House. To conclude the day, they will volunteer at the Humane Society of Berks County from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

On Wednesday, August 15, from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m., they will go to the Greater Berks Food Bank and participate in the Reading Hospital Volunteer Program from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m.

On the final day, Thursday, August 16, from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., the group will work for Habitat for Humanity.

A note to participants: service schedule is subject to change; any changes will be communicated via e-mail. For any questions or concerns, please e-mail Kelli Meyer (kam67@psu.edu) or call 610-396-6295.
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