Southern Adventist University Students And Faculty Volunteer For Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

Monday, January 21, 2013

More than 800 students and faculty from Southern Adventist University will volunteer on Monday, from 10:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m., at nearly 40 locations around the greater Chattanooga area in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. 

Organizers said, "This is the university’s 20th year sending students out to offer up their time and talents in Christian service the community. But these efforts are not confined to a single day; in the 2011-12 school year, Southern students volunteered 26,250 hours with 88 different local businesses and agencies."

Among other places, the volunteers will be at the Chattanooga Zoo, the Samaritan Center, the Creative Discovery Museum, and the Humane Educational Society. 



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