News, Ideas and Conversations from the University of Pennsylvania
April 29, 2010
Dear Penn Staff Member,
The Penn Current Express is a weekly newsletter bringing you timely news stories about the Penn community. The Penn Current Express will be delivered to your inbox every Thursday.
PennMOVES seeks volunteers for annual charity sale PennMOVES, the University's annual charity drive to collect and redistribute left-behind clothing, furniture, kitchen appliances and non-perishable food items, is seeking volunteers to help with all aspects of the event. Volunteers are needed May 10 through June 5.
The Morris Arboretum's annual Plant Sale is scheduled for Saturday, May 8, at the brand new Horticulture Center at Bloomfield Farm. There, you can purchase an array of unusual and hard-to-find plants and also get expert advice from the Arboretum's horticulture staff.
Penn faculty and staff will have another savings vehicle to consider for their retirement portfolios beginning July 1, when the Roth 403(b) will be added to the many options employees can select with either of Penn's retirement vendors -- TIAA-CREF and Vanguard.
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Catch up with
Louise Clarke, horticulture section leader at the Morris Arboretum, discusses green roofs, Bloomfield Farm and the joy of working outdoors.
Look for the print edition of the Penn Current on Thursday, May 6, in racks on campus.