Elizabeth Blevins, Director, Office of Communications
Phyllis Noah, Communications Coordinator
Office: (740) 351-3810; FAX: (740) 351-3179; Cell: (740)
940 Second Street – Portsmouth, Ohio 45662
Shawnee State University Women’s Center
and Center for Community Service Host Volunteer Fair
Shawnee State University’s Women’s Center and the Center for
Community Service will be hosting the first “Giving Thanks
by Giving Back” volunteer fair on Tuesday, Nov. 16 from noon
until 5 p.m. in the University Center lobby.
setting up a forum for community organizations and campus
organizations to come together to bring information about
their organizations, volunteer needs and to give them an
opportunity to talk to students who are looking for
community service opportunities,” said Ann Linden, interim
director of the Women’s Center.
Red Cross, Salvation Army, Hospice and many other
organizations will be on hand to talk to SSU students about
who came up with the idea to bring these groups together was
Christina Jones, English major at SSU and a member of the
Women’s Center Advisory Committee.
“We want to
build a bridge between the community and students,” Jones
said. “We want this to be a way for students to talk to the
organizations, find out what kind of help the organizations
need, and find out hours that the organizations need people
that both the Women’s Center and the Center for Community
Service hope to make this an annual event.
information, contact the SSU Women’s Center at (740)
351-3738 or the SSU Center for Community Service at (740)