June 2, 2006
Vol. 36, Issue 10
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Finals 2006
Finance OKs $1.97B budget
Caplins give $4M
McIntire No. 2 in nation
Inventor of the Year
Digest
Headlines @ U.Va.
Simply Outstanding
Scenes from a graduation
First job fair info session ‘overwhelming success’
22nd annual telethon set for June 3 and 4
Sign up now for Day of Caring

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Sign up now for Day of Caring
15th annual United Way Laurence E. Richardson Day of Caring is Sept. 20

“This is a great event,
and it’s always a wonderful
feeling to give something
back to the community.”
U.Va. employee participant

“ It was a big help in getting the work accomplished…
We really appreciate your efforts!”
Habitat for Humanity
Photo by Dan Addison
Volunteers at one of last years Day of Caring events.

Last year, nearly 2,000 volunteers from local businesses and organizations reported to work sites at local nonprofit organizations and public schools to tackle volunteer projects. Volunteers made a difference at 200 project sites in the Charlottesville, Albemarle, Fluvanna, Greene, Louisa and Nelson communities. More than 690 of the volunteers were U.Va. employees who worked at 86 of these sites.

Once again, U.Va. faculty and staff can join area volunteers for the 2006 Day of Caring to serve the community in meaningful ways on a wide variety of projects — from clerical assistance, to working with children or seniors, to painting, construction and landscaping.

U.Va. volunteers form a team and designate team leaders, who will be able to choose a project for their team. To volunteer or for more information, academic division employees should contact Miriam Rushfinn of U.Va. Community Relations at 924-3165 or mrushfinn@virginia.edu; Medical Center employees should contact Lindsay Neese of Health System Community Relations at 924-5458 or lyn3z@virginia.edu.

Additional details also are available at the United Way Web site at http://www.dayofcaring.info/.

 

 


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