Awards Breakfast: April 9
Association of Women Faculty and Administrators
(AWFA) announces the Annual Alice Paul Awards Breakfast
on Wednesday, April 9, from 8-9:30 a.m.,
at the Sheraton University City Hotel. All AWFA
members are invited to attend.
donation of $10 is requested. Donations will go
to support the Alice Paul Awards program fund.
event honors exceptional women of the Penn community.
The following awards will be presented: The Alice
Paul Awards, The Lynda Hart Award, the Leonore Rowe
Williams Award, and The Robert E. Davies Award.
more information about AWFA and its awards, visit www.upenn.edu/affirm-action/awfa.
McCue, AWFA Secretary
following is a list of the monthly posting of community
service opportunities. As many of you know, each
month, Penn Volunteers In Public Service (Penn VIPS)
posts a list of volunteer opportunities. These opportunities
are developed from the many requests we get from
the surrounding community for assistance.
Center for Community Partnerships is hosting
an International Conference on "Universities,
Communities and Schools: Partners for Effective
Education, Community Building and Democracy" on
7-8, as part of its 10th anniversary celebrations.
join the center as it celebrates its anniversary
by registering for the conference.
information is available by calling us at (215) 746-0214 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org for
contact me via e-mail (email@example.com)
or call (215) 898-2020 to volunteer
programs. Thank you for your
Mapp, Associate Director,
Faculty, Staff and Alumni Volunteer Services,
Penn Volunteers In Public Service,
Center for Community Partnerships
Our Daughters & Sons To Work Day/1,000 Girls
and Boys Are Waiting Thursday April 24,
2003. Volunteer to "adopt"/host a high
school student who would not otherwise have an opportunity
to spend the day in a workplace setting. Take your
student to the many events that will be held around
campus and share with them information about your
career. Students will meet mentors on Penn's campus
around 9 a.m. and will be dismissed around 2 p.m.
to help out at the Penn Relays. Sun., April
13--Penn Relays Distance Classic from 7 a.m.-noon.;
Wed., April 23--registration in The Palestra from
10 a.m.-7 p.m.; Thurs., April 24--registration in
The Palestra from 7 a.m.-5 p.m. The Relays will
continue until 11 p.m.; Fri., April 25--registration
in The Palestra from 7 a.m.-3 p.m. The Relays will
continue until 5:30 p.m.; Sat., April 26--registration
in The Palestra from 7 a.m.-1 p.m. The Relays will
continue until 6 p.m.
Annenberg Center's Children's Festival this year
is April 30-May 4. We have had great turn out from the
Penn community the last few years, thanks to you. We
are looking for people Wednesday through Friday between
the hours of 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Saturday from 9 a.m.-3 p.m.,
and Sunday 11 a.m.-3 p.m. We have positions for gift
shop, artist hospitality, ushering, and PlayWorks.
a Food Stamp Advocate. The Greater Philadelphia
Coalition Against Hunger needs your help this summer
to reach out to low-income people who may be eligible
for food stamps. We are recruiting and training
volunteers who will engage in food stamp pre-screening
and assist clients in filling out food stamp applications.
This outreach will be done at food cupboards, grocery
stores, libraries, community centers and schools.
you are a student at a local college or university,
you may be eligible for funds through the work-study
program or through campus scholarships to support
summer research and service work. Both summer interns
(more than 8 hours/week) and summer volunteers (2
or 3 hours/week) are needed.
Needed for Summer Program Your Child's
World Learning Center' is dedicated to the betterment
of inner-city children. We are interested in responsible,
caring, and dedicated individuals who are willing
to volunteer in order to receive professional experience
and enhance a summer enrichment program.
Out Drive Leaving campus? Travel light. Donate
your clothing, computers and other articles. Bring
donated items to: Isabel Mapp, Center for Community
Partnerships, 133 South 36th Street, Room 515, on
the 5th Floor.
Shoebox A collection is being taken for our
troops overseas to show our support and appreciation
for their bravery and dedication.
is a list of items needed that they are requesting.
Please drop your off donations in Room 212 Franklin
Bldg. With your help and continued generosity, this
collection will continue until our servicemen/women
come home. Please provide items in trial or travel
Rolls of Toilet Paper
Water Wash (Woolite)
|Shampoo & Conditioner
in small boxes
-- no sticks
|Stationery & Post
Cream & Razors
| Hand & Body
|| Foot & Body
||Toothpaste & Brushes
Games -- chess, checkers
Back Books (used ok)
your children and family members write a little note
or draw pictures to them. They are encouraged and appreciated.
Call Yvonne Giorgio at (215) 898-4210 with any questions.
in the newspapers say do not send packages blindly. This
is an organized effort and all materials will reach service