Making Strides Against Breast Cancer of Western Maryland Making Strides is a 5K walk held in Cumberland, Md, during October. This event is an opportunity to unite community members, build awareness and raise funds to fight cancer.
Martin Luther King, Jr Day of Service Garrett, Allegany, Washington and Frederick counties A STAR! in Western Maryland celebrates Martin Luther King, Jr. Day with a Day of Service – Make it a day on, not a day off.
Special Olympics Maryland Winter Games Be part of this nationally recognized winter sporting event for people with disabilities held in Western Maryland. Service opportunities include helping athletes, the Parade of Athletes and being timers and scorekeepers.
Deep Creek Dunk & Hooley Plunge Take a plunge into the icy waters of Deep Creek Lake in February and Lake Habeeb at Rocky Gap in March to support Special Olympics and other programs for individuals with developmental disabilities. Information is available at the Office of Civic Engagement at the Braddock House.
Relay for Life Toys for Happiness Drive Toys for Happiness collects unwrapped children’s toys to give to less fortunate children in the area. Each year, toys are accepted at the Braddock House, the Lane University Center and the Compton Science Center for approximately two weeks, then displayed at the President’s Holiday Reception for everyone to see prior to the delivery of the toys. If you have any questions about this event, contact the Office of Civic Engagement at 301.687.4210.
The annual Relay for Life, sponsored by the American Cancer Society, raises money to fund cancer research, cancer awareness and survivor support programs. Teams of participants raise money and walk around the track at FSU from 6 p.m. until 6 a.m. to show their support for those who are fighting the disease 24 hours a day. The event also includes music, live performances, games, prizes and a chance to camp out under the stars. If you want to get involved in Relay for Life at FSU, call 301.687.4210.
Frostburg’s Annual Beautify the ’Burg Alternative Break Trips FSU Alternative Break is committed to organizing off-campus service trips for students. Last year, students participated in trips to New Jersey. If you are interested in planning or participating in winter or spring break trips, contact the Office of Civic Engagement at 301.687.4210.
Beautify the ‘Burg is an annual event that brings students, faculty, staff and community members together to clean up Frostburg. Volunteers can register individually or as a group to complete such tasks as planting trees, painting and removing trash. Breakfast, lunch and T-shirts are provided to volunteers that register for this event in advance. To register, call the Office of Civic Engagement at 301.687.4210.
Published on Jun 15, 2016
Frostburg State University's Student and Community Involvement Brochure 2016-17