EVANSVILLE, IN – Ivy Tech Community College Southwest announces its fifth annual Service Week in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. The Service Week begins Monday, January 18, 2016, and will continue through Saturday, January 23. Through this event, Ivy Tech encourages its students and employees to volunteer in the community in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Students and employees will be volunteering and completing projects at organizations across the tri-state, including:
- Boys and Girls Club
- CK Newsome Center
- Evansville African American Museum
- Evansville ARC
- Holly’s House
- Mother Teresa Treasures Thrift Store
- North Park Baptist Church
- St. Vincent’s Child Care
- Tri-State Food Bank
On Saturday, January 23, from 9:00 a.m. to Noon, Ivy Tech Community College will host a card-making party. At this popular crafting event, volunteers will create greeting cards for local nursing home residents. _________________________________________________________________
Ivy Tech Community College is the state’s largest public post-secondary institution and the nation’s largest single-accredited statewide community college system with more than 200,000 students enrolled annually. Ivy Tech has campuses throughout Indiana. It serves as the state’s engine of workforce development, offering affordable degree programs and training that are aligned with the needs of its community along with courses and programs that transfer to other colleges and universities in Indiana. It is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central Association.