Friday, December 16, 2011
Members of Phi Delta Theta pick up trash as part of community service
Members of the Phi Delta Theta fraternity at Kent State University canvassed downtown Kent Thursday picking up trash and garbage carelessly strewn about by litterbugs. Five of the group's members were picking up trash as part of the fraternity's annual community service. The work came as the university wrapped up finals week and ended its fall semester today with graduation ceremonies set for Saturday. Pictured, from left to right, are Ben Jordan, Jake Slingluff, Stephen Stapleton, Paolo Alisasis and Brad Myser.
Sunday, February 20, 2011
'Spread the Warmth' collects handmade winterwear for donation
A marathon for knitters and crocheters alike stormed The North Water Street Gallery for a two-day knitting event. Titled "Spread the Warmth," last weekend's event brought crafters from all around Northeast Ohio to spend an afternoon together and enjoy a common hobby while giving back to the community. The project was dreamed up by Rebecca Chou who, in conjunction with Standing Rock Cultural Arts, created the program. Chou is currently enrolled in the Nonprofit Management Certificate Program at Kent State University. She thought of the idea in November while brainstorming creative ways to fundraise. Crocheting has been a winter pastime for her since her teens, so the idea seemed to fit. The project also was a great way for her to translate…