WVU Parkersburg NEWS
Jan. 14, 2010
WVU Parkersburg closed Monday (Jan. 18) in observance of MLK Day; involved in Haiti relief efforts' project.
CONTACT: Tom Yencha, director of student activities, 304-424-8309.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
West Virginia University at Parkersburg will be closed Monday (Jan. 18) in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day but members of the campus community will be involved in a service project to help the victims of the Haiti earthquake tragedy.
As part of the national MLK Day initiative "A day on, not a day off," WVU Parkersburg students, faculty and staff will volunteer their time Monday at the Grand Central Mall helping the Mid-Ohio Valley chapter of the American Red Cross collect donations for Haiti relief efforts.
"We are encouraging the campus to get involved in this humanitarian day of service," Tom Yencha, director of student activities, noted.
WVU Parkersburg and Red Cross representatives will be at the Mall from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.cd1/14/10
For additional information, contact:
(304-424-8203 - Office)