Monthly Archives: January 2012

Impromptu Testimonials

For those of you who haven’t visited the Facebook event page for this trip, you’ve missed out on some impromptu testimonials from previous ASB trip participants. Here they are:

Kristina Champe wrote:
I know I’m not a CU student anymore but I just wanted to say what a great opportunity this is. Anyone who is thinking about going shoud definitely go! I went on the trip to Nashville and it was amazing!! I live in Charleston, SC now and I think that it’s great that you all are coming here! Charleston is beautiful and I’m sure will benefit from the help!! Awesome choice guys!!

Samantha Thomas wrote:
I also went on the Nashville trip and it was totally worth it. Not only for the volunteering… But the memories you make with the people you go with are priceless. If you have no plans for your spring break you should really consider going. You won’t regret a second of it. :)

Hope this helps you make up your mind!

Curious about the service agencies with which we are tentatively scheduled to work? Check them out:

Dee Norton Lowcountry Children’s Center
http://www.dnlcc.org/

Sea Island Habitat for Humanity
http://seaislandhabitat.org/

Florence Crittenton Programs of South Carolina
https://www.facebook.com/FCPofSC

Lowcountry Orphan Relief
http://www.lowcountryorphanrelief.org/

Lowcountry Food Bank
http://www.lowcountryfoodbank.org/hope

And there could be more! Here’s to good work!

Scheduled Service Sites

Important Deadlines Set

Some important deadlines have been established:

All interested students must attend an interest meeting or have a scheduled one-on-one meeting by Monday, February 6.

Sign up Day will be Tuesday, February 7. Online sign up will begin at 7:30 a.m. First come, first served, however any additional students will be wait listed for vacancies.

A refundable deposit of $40.00 will be due by all participants on Thursday, February 9 (or two business days after release from the wait list.)

Petitions to have travel insurance costs covered by the Bonner House will be due by Friday, February 10. Proof of health/travel insurance must be submitted by Wednesday, March 7.

Beckley Center Information Table Scheduled

Beckley students: Information Table for the Concord University Alternative Spring Break 2012: Charleston, SC will be available at the Beckley Center from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 24. Please be sure to stop by if you are interested in attending to get all the details.

Interest meetings for the Athens campus have been scheduled. Please be sure to attend one of these interest meetings if you want to participate in the  2012 Alternative Spring Break in Charleston, South Carolina.

Thursday, Jan. 19 5:00 p.m. Subway Sides
Friday, Jan. 20 10:00 p.m. Subway Sides (before SAC Casino event)
Friday, Jan. 30 4:15 p.m.. STATE ROOM (followng Bonner meeting)
Wed, Feb. 1 & Thurs. Feb. 2 12 Noon & 1 p.m. Subway Sides

CONCORDASB 2012 Interest Meetings Scheduled

Concord University Alternative Spring Break 2012 Tentatively Scheduled

Concord University has tentatively scheduled its annual Alternative Spring Break service trip from March 9-14, 2011 in Charleston, South Carolina. Students will have the opportunity to work with several outreach organizations throughout their stay as well as to experience the history and beauty of Charleston. Check back here for more information on how to sign up or visit our Facebook Event at:  https://www.facebook.com/events/236386559763121/

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