Written by Chris Herman
Willimantic, Conn. - Eastern Connecticut State University's Center for Community Engagement(CCE) is encouraging students to participate in Windham's and Willimantic's Town Pride, Town Wide event to improve the physical beauty of the towns. Volunteers will meet at the Foster Clock Tower on the Eastern campus and be transported to area where they will work from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. on April 28.
Town Pride, Town Wide brings students and residents together with local nonprofit organizations and town parks to provide a helping hand giving the towns of Windham and Willimantic a face lift. The event will culminate with a celebration and lunch provided by local businesses. Town Pride, Town Wide also encourages Willimantic residents, clubs, organizations, town leaders and local businesses to enhance their own property or to make monetary or in-kind donation for improvement projects.
The CCE supports the mission and vision of Eastern Connecticut State University by providing resources to build a culture of civic responsibility and engaged learning among Eastern students. The CCE creates sustainable, effective and productive relationships with community partners that benefit students, faculty and the community
For more information on the volunteer opportunity, contact the Center of Community Engagement at (860) 465-5158 or firstname.lastname@example.org.