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OrangeSeeds presents ‘The Big Event’ April 18
OrangeSeeds presents ‘The Big Event’ April 18April 09, 2009Matthew R. Snydermrsnyder@syr.edu
The Big Event is a day of community service involving more than 400 Syracuse University students every spring. The Big Event takes place on Saturday, April 18, beginning at 8:30 a.m. in the Panasci Lounge on the second floor of the Hildegarde and J. Myer Schine Student Center, where a free breakfast will be provided. Volunteers will be given free t-shirts and transportation to the various sites at which they will be working.
The day normally ends at around 3:30 p.m. Registration has begun and can be accessed at this link: https://www.volgistics.com/ex/portal.dll/ap?AP=978002457.
This year marks the fifth annual Big Event and will include 27 separate service projects at Syracuse nonprofits. Twenty first-year students, called OrangeSeeds, have been organizing the day’s activities since late January. OrangeSeeds is a leadership empowerment program that cultivates first-year students’ community values and leadership skills. Their training culminates with the planning of The Big Event.