of July 21, 2004
Viking is Here
newly published Summer 2004 edition of Viking is now being distributed
throughout the campuses. Please help us spread news about MCCC by placing
your copies where students, staff and visitors can take them. Viking
is also available as a .pfd here.
Phase II has started in the renovation of the Administration building.
The Grants Development Office (Kay Eaton), and Public Information Office
(Saveria Symons and Wendy Humphrey) have moved to temporary quarters
in MS110. Kimani Davis of Human Resources has moved to AD113B. Phone
numbers remain the same.
According to Bill
Mate, all efforts are being made to have the new classrooms in the AD
building ready for use by Aug. 26.
Help Camp College Help the Needy
Sharon Vlasac said the Camp College bake sale
on July 14 raised $367 to help feed needy children. Campers joined forces
with Share Our Strength, a national organization that supports children's
after-school and summer feeding programs, as well as health and nutrition
initiatives that prevent child hunger.
thanks goes out to all the bakers and buyers who supported our Kids
Helping Kids event," Vlasac said. "We had 43 bakers from the
college and camp staff." Children in the "Kids in the Kitchen"
class also donated baked goods, thanks to Doug Fee.
Another bake sale is set for Wednesday, Aug. 12, with proceeds to go
directly to area charities: Mercer Street Friends, Home Front, Angels
Wings, and Trenton Area Soup Kitchen. "In order to make the August
bake sale equally successful, we need to generate the same level of
enthusiasm," Vlasac said.
According to Vlasac "Kids Helping Kids is a Camp College community
service program. It teaches our young campers the importance of giving
back to the community. In addition to food and supply drives, our past
campers have also volunteered with Isles, Inc., working in a community
In addition to the bake sales, each week Camp
College will be conducting varous other drives:
July 19-23: "Eye Openers-Breakfast of Champions." Needed are
juices, boxed drinks, beverage mixes, coffee, tea, cereal, breakfast
July 26-30: "Melting Pot." Needed are pasta, spaghetti sauce,
noodles, rice, tacos, beans, etc.
August 2-6: "Splish Splash,Taking a Bath." Needed are personal
care products such as soap, powder, lotion, dental and hair care products.
August 9-13: "Back Pack Basics." Needed are back-to-school
supplies, notebooks, pens, pencils, crayons, glue, scissors, pencil
cases, hair accessories, socks, underwear.
Staff and faculty
members who would like to contribute may drop off items at the Camp
College office, SC 146. For departments donating a significant amount
of goods, pick-ups can be arranged by calling the Camp College office
at ext. 3773.
The Heart Walk
The Heart Walk is coming on Saturday, Sept. 18, at Mercer County Park
Marina. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. and the walk will start at
10 a.m. "If you would like to walk with your MCCC friends,"
says Wendy Lancaster, "please come and sign up in the Purchasing
Office in the Administration Building, Room 110." For
more information contact Betty Blackwell, ext. 3251 or Wendy Lancaster,
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