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FSU Sierra Student Coalition to Sponsor Earth Day Celebration
04/11/2006

The Frostburg State University Sierra Student Coalition is planning an Earth Day Celebration for the weekend of April 21-23.

The Earth Day events will kick off Friday, April 21, at 3 p.m. with a city clean-up project lead by the Sierra Student Coalition, United Campus Ministries and the city of Frostburg. Volunteers for the city clean-up are asked to meet in front of Old Main on College Avenue no later than 3 p.m.

On Saturday, April 22, the events will be held in the upper quad of the FSU campus and will include informational and vending tables, live animals, keynote speakers, a presentation by the Heifer Foundation, various carnival-style games and live acoustic music. Funds raised by these events will go, in part, toward placing a dumpster dedicated to recyclable materials in the Lane University Center.

Later in the evening, the University Programming Council will help host a Battle of the Bands in the Alice R. Manicur Assembly Hall. The concert will feature local musicians and will begin at 7 p.m. Earth Day Celebrations will close on Sunday, April 23, with the campus arboretum clean-up.

Other sponsors of the events include the University Programming Council, Student Government Association, United Campus Ministries, the Wildlife Society, the Society for Conservation Biology and the Student Center for Volunteerism.

For more information regarding the Earth Day Celebration and how to get involved, contact the Sierra Student Coalition at 443-580-4336 or 443-603-3368.

FSU is committed to making all of its programs, services and activities accessible to persons with disabilities. You may request accommodations through ADA Compliance Office at 301-687-4102, TDD 301-687-7955.

For further information on this release, contact:

Office of News and Media Services
Frostburg State University
101 Braddock Road
Frostburg, MD  21532-2303

Telephone: 301-687-3171
Fax: 301-687-7589
E-mail: news@frostburg.edu