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Posted:
October 6, 2000

CSUS Students To Spend a
Day Helping The Community

Community volunteers and students from California State University, Sacramento are organizing the fourth Semi-Annual Community Service Day. The event will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 7. All volunteers will meet in the University Union's Hive for a free continental breakfast and T-shirt before carpooling to the various service sites. Volunteers will help at various sites with the following activities:

WEAVE Works clothing store, 919 20th St.: organizing and sorting new donations.

Mather Field Park, pond area next to Mather Golf couse, 4013 Eagles Nest Road: helping prepare for community use.

American River Parkway, Ancil Hoffman Park, 6700 Tarshes Drive, Carmichael: clearing park of a weed that is endangering the natural environment.

Habitat For Humanity, 7249 Fawn Way: helping South Sacramento housing projects.

Emergency Foodlink, 8350 Fruitridge: working at the warehouse, sorting and organizing donations.

The Associated Students are encouraging both student and community support. At 1 p.m., after completing the various service projects, participants are invited to meet back in the Hive, where there will be a live DJ and complimentary lunch.

Sponsors for this event include Matrix Arts, Sacramento Recreation and Parks, Habitat for Humanity, ASI Children's Center, Children First and the Sacramento Tree Foundation.

For additional information call Tricia Randall at (916) 278-4241. Media assistance is available at (916) 278- 6156.

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