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Johnson & Wales University Providence Campus

Community Engagement Newsletter

Get involved in community service and volunteer opportunities at Johnson & Wales University- Providence! Visit the Feinstein Community Service Center, located in the Citizens Bank Center for Student Involvement (CBCSI) on the Downcity Campus

Meagan Pepper, Assistant Director of Student Involvement & Leadership for Community Engagement E-mail volunteer@jwu.edu or call 401-598-1499 Citizen's Bank Center for Student Involvement, 1st Floor

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New Student Move-in 2017 Saturday, September 2, 2017 Volunteer shifts (choose one): Downcity/AM approximately 6:45-11:30am Harborside/PM approximately 12:15-4:30pm There will be a MANDATORY one-hour training on Friday, September 1, 2017 in the Wildcat Center Lounge for all move-in volunteers Training will be offered every hour, on the hour, between 9:00am-4:00pm Volunteers who will be living on campus during the fall 2017 term will be allowed to move-in early (Thursday, August 31, 2017) Click here to sign-up on the Involvement Network Questions? Please contact Meagan Pepper or Shane Taylor or call 401-598-1499

Thank you for volunteering to welcome new students this fall!

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Woonasquatucket River Watershed Council Community Days in Providence, RI Thursday, August 17th Woonasquatucket River & Providence Place Mall– 9am– 2pm Saturday, September 9 Service Saturday – Location TBD, 9am– 1pm Saturday, September 16 8th Annual Woony River Ride- Waterplace Park, 8am (More Information Provided on Following Flier)

Saturday. October 21 Service Saturday – Location TBD, 9am– 1pm Click here for full schedule and more details *Tools and gloves will be provided* *Dates subject to change, check wrwc.org/events.php for updates*

To get involved, contact Nicole Vance nvance@wrwc.org | 401-861-9046 Feinstein Community Service Center, Johnson & Wales University - Providence Campus


Click here for more information on the 8th Annual Woony Ride Feinstein Community Service Center, Johnson & Wales University - Providence Campus


WaterFire 2017

Volunteer at the next WaterFire: Sunday, September 3rd – Sponsored by Friends of WaterFire Providence Sign up here!

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2017 Newport Mansions Wine & Food Festival

September 21-24, 2017 Newport, Rhode Island This is a wonderful opportunity for students to get hands-on event experience and work side-by-side with amazing chefs, wine professionals, sommeliers and exhibitors from Rhode Island, Boston, New York, and around the world! View the full listing at http://www.newportmansions.org/ events/wine-and-food-festival Parking and staff meals for all participating students included  Incredible networking opportunities along with hands-on training also provided  Dress code: Volunteers will get staff shirts, closed toe shoes and black or navy pants required (not jeans or yoga pants) 

STUDENT VOLUNTEER LINK: https://goo.gl/forms/F21uxP4rWIpop8e73 Please e-mail any questions to Rebecca Lennon: rebecca@nwfest.net

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Parking available, shuttle bus provided to event from Downtown Pawtucket. Click here to volunteer. Feinstein Community Service Center, Johnson & Wales University - Providence Campus


On-going Opportunities

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Young Leaders Circle Built for Young Leaders, By Young Leaders The Young Leaders Circle is the young professionals’ affinity group of the United Way of Rhode Island.YLC is network of young professionals (from their early 20s to 40) who share a passion for advancing community solutions through unique networking events, hands-on volunteering opportunities and professional development series. Members leverage the power of United Way to connect, serve and growboth personally and professionally. With 1,500 and growing,YLC is the largest young professional group in Rhode Island. Members represent every city in the state.Your voice and actions help drive what they do and how they accomplish it! For more information, contact Carolina Correa carolina.correa@uwri.org | 401-444-0639

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Sojourner House 2017 Masquerade Ball Planning Committee Sojourner House is looking for a dynamic group of individuals are interested in helping us plan their largest and most anticipated event of the year!

Visit the Drop-in Center on Wednesday, June 14th at 5:30PM for their first 2017 Masquerade Ball planning committee meeting of the season. This is a great opportunity for students who want to gain or enhance event planning, add skills to their resume, and/or to volunteer with an organization making an incredible impact on families and individuals in Rhode Island! The committee will meet monthly leading up to the event, on November 17, 2017 at the Providence Biltmore. Committee members will assist with the following: Silent auction Decorations Outreach/ticket sales Sponsorship and more!

For questions or to RSVP, please e-mail info@sojournerri.org

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Neutaconkanut Hill Conservancy Hiking & Visitor Options NHC will guide a hike on the first Saturday of the month throughout 2017 at 10:00am.Visitors can park at 120 Killingly St, Providence, RI 02909, near the Little League ball field. Meet in front of the NHC Kiosk sign. Heavy rain, thunder and lightening, etc. may postpone or cancel the walk.Visit the website and/or Facebook page for any changes. Dress warmly and comfortably for hiking. Bring friends and family. Leashed pets are welcome. Volunteer Opportunities Trail Stewards/Trail Keepers - Volunteers can pledge to walk a trail once a month throughout the year with a friend or a group to pick up litter, clip back overgrowth and report any major issues. Walk and Hospitality Assistants – Serve as a trail sweep, help with pre-walk litter cleanup and trail brushing, assist in hosting special groups such as classroom visits, and help with event sign-in and setup. Committees and Board – As a small non-profit, NHC is always looking for volunteers to serve as leaders on committees and on their Board. Additional opportunities: Coordinate service projects and outings/events, especially expanding our efforts to reach neighbors in both Providence and Johnston, community groups, farmers market and lower park users who are unaware of the trails; Publicity and community outreach including: traditional and social media, website and email communications; Education support for schools and events planning; Fundraising and acquisition efforts; Habitat study and restoration and trail maintenance

To learn more, contact Susan Fitzpatrick susan@nhill.org | 401-649-4366

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Save the Date

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Making Strides of Providence Making Strides of Providence: Sunday, October 15, 2017 Registration 7:30 AM & start time 9:00 AM The best way to learn more about the event is to attend the kickoff!

Making Strides of Providence Kickoff Crowne Plaza Hotel - Warwick Thursday, August 17, 2017 Registration: 5:30 PM Program: 6:00 PM 801 Greenwich Ave , Warwick, RI 02886 RSVP no later than Tuesday, August 15, 2017 Making Strides Against Breast Cancer is the largest network of breast cancer awareness events in the nation, uniting more than 300 communities to Make Strides Against Breast Cancer. Last year nearly 1.2 million Making Strides walkers nationwide turned awareness into action and helped to raise more than $60 million to help the Society save more lives from breast cancer. To receive an invitation call at (401) 243-2621.

Watch a short video to learn more about Making Strides Against Breast Cancer and visit their event website to sign up today!

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Sojourner House

Entertainment by: Chifferobe’s TropiGals and the talented vocalist Michelle Cruz. Emcee LuLu Locks and special guest Miss Kitty Litter! This elegant affair will include a cocktail hour, live and silent auctions, a cash bar, and a cake competition by Rhode Island Food Fights. Early Bird tickets are available now through August 31st and are $55 each. That is a $30 discount off of a regular priced ticket!

RESERVE TICKETS For any questions, please contact Alicia Gauvin, Director of Development at (401) 861-6191, x110 or agauvin@sojournerri.org Feinstein Community Service Center, Johnson & Wales University - Providence Campus

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