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Una To Host 3rd Annual Mlk Service Day

Jan. 09, 2017

Michelle Eubanks, UNA, at media@una.edu, 256.765.4392 or 256.606.2033

By Bryan Rachal,University Communications FLORENCE, Ala. - The University of North Alabama's third annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Service Day will take place Monday, Jan. 16, in the Guillot University Center on UNA's campus. UNA's event is being planned in conjunction with the national MLK Service Day and is an opportunity for students, faculty, staff and the Shoals community to come together and honor Dr. King while serving those in need at the same time. Bethany Green, assistant director for Student Engagement, said for the second year in a row, UNA will partner with Numana, Inc., to package food. The food will be distributed to local food pantries in the Shoals community," said Green. "Our goal is to package over 30,000 meals." Check-in at the GUC Performance Center will take place between 10 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.; the welcome will take place from 10:30 a.m.-11 a.m., followed by the packaging project from 11 a.m.- Noon. All volunteers will receive a free MLK Service Day t-shirt for participating. For additional information: (256) 765-4693 or bloliver@una.edu UNIVERSITY OF NORTH ALABAMA The University of North Alabama is an accredited, comprehensive regional state university offering undergraduate and graduate degree programs through the colleges of Arts and Sciences, Business, Education and Human Sciences, and the Anderson College of Nursing. Occupying a 130-acre campus in a residential section of Florence, Alabama, UNA is located within a four-city area that also includes Tuscumbia, Sheffield and Muscle Shoals. UNA also operates a renowned collegiate athletic program in NCAA Division II's Gulf South Conference. The University of North Alabama is an equal opportunity institution and does not discriminate in the admission policy on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, disability, age or national origin. https://www.una.edu/