Upcoming Events: End-of-Summer Social & Service Saturday

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Grand Valley Alternative Breaks, EST. 1991

End-of-Summer Social and August Service Saturday are two upcoming events that will be great for anyone looking to learn more about or get involved with Alternative Breaks!

End-Of-Summer Social

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There will be music, free freeze pops, and opportunities to learn more about GVAB.
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…that’s right! We said FREE freeze pops!

When: Thursday, August 25 at 6 PM
Where: We’ll be located by the tennis and volleyball courts near Lot C.

This event will be a great way to cool off after a long day during ‪ #‎GVSUMoveIn‬ week. Swing by for a FREE FLAVOR ICE POPSICLE, and if you’re interested in learning more about ‪#‎GVAB‬, there will be members there to chat and answer any questions.

Any and all GVSU students are welcome to join us. We can’t wait to see you there!

August Service Saturday

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All GVSU students are welcome to join us for the first Service Saturday event of the year!
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GVSU Alternative Breaks has been holding monthly Service Saturday events since 2010!

The upcoming Service Saturday is a collaboration between GVSU Alternative Breaks and the GVSU Community Service Learning Center!

Registration is officially open! Sign up here: http://bit.ly/2avuQih

Check in: 8:30 – 9:00 AM
Service (with three different Grand Rapids nonprofits): 9:30 AM – 12:30 PM
(Free!) Lunch and reflection: 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM

(Check in, lunch, and reflection will take place in the Kirkhof Center’s Grand River Room).

We will be working with Blandford Nature Center, Alternative Pathways, Rays of Hope,Well House, and other local Grand Rapids nonprofit organizations!

This event is open to all GVSU students who are interested in serving the community– invite your friends!

Please contact ab.gv.community@gmail.com with any questions.

Lastly, a very special thanks to the Community Service Learning Center for co-hosting and helping to make this event a possibility!

Lastly, here’s a quick look at a few future GVAB events…

Fall 2016 Campus Life Night and Nonprofit Volunteer & Internship Fair

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Interested in learning more about GVSU Alternative Breaks? Visit us at either Campus Life Night or the Nonprofit Fair!

Fall 2016 Campus Life Night
Tuesday, September 6 / 7-9 PM / Allendale Campus, Lot H

Fall 2016 Nonprofit Volunteer & Internship Fair
Wednesday, September 7 / 1-3 PM / Henry Hall Atrium

Thank you to Grand Valley Student Life and the GVSU Community Service Learning Center for providing these back-to-back opportunities!

Fall 2016 Info Nights

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Alternative Breaks Info Night #1

Wednesday, September 28 // 8-10:30 PM // Henry Hall

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Alternative Breaks Info Night #2

Thursday, October 20 // 8-10:30 PM // Henry Hall

It’s not too early to think about your plans for winter, spring or summer break!

Join us in Henry Hall (on the Allendale campus) on either Wednesday, September 28 or Thursday, October 20 to learn more about GVSU Alternative Breaks. You will have the opportunity to meet our Site Leaders, learn about every trip, and ask any questions you may have. This event is set up like a job fair, so feel free to drop by at any time.

All winter, spring, and summer trip APPLICATIONS OPEN on the Alternative Breaks OrgSync page on Wednesday, September 28. They close on Friday, November 11. You do not need to attend an Info Night in order to apply.

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Lakers, do you want to go on an adventure?

If you have any questions about Alternative Breaks, please contact ab.gv.publicrelations@gmail.com

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