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Northwest Missouri State University


News Release

Fifty-four volunteers representing Northwest Missouri and a variety of student organizations participated in the Bearcat Day of Service on Saturday in downtown Maryville.

Fifty-four volunteers representing Northwest Missouri and a variety of student organizations participated in the Bearcat Day of Service on Saturday in downtown Maryville. (Submitted photos)

    Oct. 11, 2016

    Student volunteers give time, assistance to community

    Fifty-four volunteers representing Northwest Missouri and a variety of student organizations participated in the Bearcat Day of Service on Saturday in downtown Maryville.Fifty-four volunteers representing Northwest Missouri State University fanned across downtown Maryville Saturday during the Bearcat Day of Service, an initiative of the University’s service and engagement division.

    Volunteers repainted the parking lot lines in city lots surrounding the courthouse square along Main Street and Market Street as well as at Maryville Public Safety.

    Students represented a variety of student organizations including Alternative Spring Break, Student Senate, Alpha Delta Pi, Alpha Sigma Alpha, Sigma Sigma Sigma and Phi Mu. Eighteen Phi Sigma Kappa fraternity men participated in the initiative, the most of any organization.

    Northwest students also will assist later this month with a popular Halloween event in Maryville. Student volunteers are being sought to assist Saturday, Oct. 22, with the city’s annual Haunted Campground at Mozingo Lake Recreation Park. Volunteers will supervise pumpkin carving, inflatables, a pumpkin cannon and a haunted trail.

    For more information about volunteer opportunities offered through Northwest, visit www.nwmissouri.edu/getinvolved/service/ or contact the Office of Student Involvement at 660.562.1226.


    For more information, please contact:

    Mark Hornickel, Communication Manager
    mhorn@nwmissouri.edu | 660.562.1704 | Fax: 660.562.1900

    Northwest Missouri State University
    215 Administration Building | 800 University Drive | Maryville, MO 64468