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Opportunities for community involvement will be posted here. Check often, volunteer and make a positive impact on your community and beyond!
“2012 Walk for the Hungry”
sponsored by Bread for the World – New Orleans
Sat, March 3rd@ 8AM
Location: St. Anthony of Padua Church
Volunteers will join in the fight against hunger and poverty by participating in a 4-mile Walk, to raise awareness of the cause. Fee is $5, which covers the cost of your T-Shirt. The 4-mile Walk begins at St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church yard, 4640 Canal St. and proceeds up Canal St. to Claiborne Ave. The Walk turns on Claiborne Ave. and continues down Canal St. returning to St.
“Cultural Appreciation Day”
Wed, March 7th @ Noon – 1:30PM
Location: OLHCC Basil Moreau Center
Diversity education event, aimed at promoting the appreciation of diversity. Volunteers will prepare an educational booth showcasing unique facts about their ethnic culture. Most booths usually include special dishes/food, music, and other traditional items special to that culture. Many volunteers also dress in traditional attire and perform cultural dances.
“OLHCC Week of Service”
Mon, March 19th – Fri, March 23rd
Location: Various locations around campus
This year’s ‘Week of Service’ focuses on environmental education. Be on the lookout for postings around campus displaying facts about our earth, and ways you can help take care of it. Additionally, we will place recycling bins in various locations around campus. Bring your paper, plastics, and aluminum (even from home), and help preserve our God-given home.
“SGA Easter Egg Hunt”
Sat, March 31st
“2012 Relay for Life”
Sat, April 21st @ Noon – Midnight
Location: Mel Ott Park
Join us in the fight against cancer. OLHCC is teaming up with the American Cancer Society in this year’s Relay for Life! Our group is revved up to make a difference. The event is scheduled Saturday, April 16th, from 3 am to 3 pm. Volunteer for a two hour shift. We can also use help with fundraising.