“ACU for Abilene” to benefit community through acts of service, April 19

“ACU for Abilene” to benefit community through acts of service, April 19

By Floyd Miller

 

 

 

The annual “ACU for Abilene” service day will be held Saturday morning, immediately following the Kirk Goodwin 5K Run. The event, which will be the last service day of the semester for ACU, is open to all students, staff, faculty and their families. “ACU for Abilene” participants {{more}} will serve in a variety of locations and ways in the Abilene community. Service projects will include helping at the Dyess Elementary carnival and the International Rescue Committee donation drive, visiting with Windcrest Alzheimer’s Center residents and cleaning up trash at Nelson Park, among many other service opportunities in the Abilene area. Dr. Royce Money, president of the university, will open the day of service with an introduction before the event begins.The annual citywide service day was established in 2000 as a way for students, faculty and staff to work side-by-side to benefit the community. The mission of “ACU for Abilene” is to glorify God through service to our community while strengthening relationships with the ACU family.Those interested in the event can sign up April 14-18 in the McGlothin Campus Center or the Volunteer and Service-Learning Center on the ACU campus.