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Bethel College Students Volunteer a Day of Community Service

Bethel College students will leave campus October 3, 2006, to help the community with many different service projects. They meet at the Wiekamp Athletic Center on Bethel's campus, break into 60 groups, and leave at 8:30 a.m. to work at the following places until 1:00 p.m.:

1. AIDS Ministries
Preparing for newsletter mailings (folding, labeling, etc.)  
2. American Caner Society
Cleaning, office work  
3. American Red Cross
Organizing and cataloging disaster supplies, data entry, yard work
4. Amigo Centre
Trimming brush; removal
5. Arlene Roseman
Rear porch awning replacement, yard work  
6. Beverly Darling
Painting Rooms  
7. Boadway Christinan Parish, UMC
Clearing lot near the parsonage  
8. Casie Center
Clerical, windows, cleaning toys  
9. Center for the Homeless
Cleaning and organizing  
10. College Park Missionary Church
Bus painting, general cleaning, yard work  
11. Countryside Place
Painting  
12. Deaf Michiana Missionary Church
Yard work, building, fall cleaning
13. Dismas House
Painting, cleaning  
14. El Campito Inc
Yard work, painting  
15. Elech McKelry
Yard work, painting  
16. Family and Children's center
Sorting women's clothes, painting, landscaping  
17. Family Christian Development Center
Yard work, touch-up painting, stocking food pantry  
18. Ferrettie Baugo Creek
Trail trimming, building, cleaning, wood splitting  
19. Food Bank of South Bend
Organizing  
20. Fountain View Nursing Home
Painting  
21. Goodwill on Western
Stocking, sorting, setting up for GAPS presentation  
22. Goodwill, Cleveland Rd.
Stocking  
23. Goodwill, Grape Rd.
Stocking  
24. Goodwill, Ireland Rd.
Stocking  
25. Habitat For Humanity
Helping at the ReStore, construction project  
27. Hannah Lindahl Children's Museum
Painting, setting up files, cleaning  
28. Hannah's House
Fall clean up, washing window screens, painting      
29. Harris Prairie Church of Christ
Grounds work  
30. Healthwin Specialized Care
Cleaning, organizing, storage, fall decorating  
31. Humane Society of St. Joseph County
Installing fence for new dog park  
32. Jeremiah House
Painting  
33. Junior League of South Bend
Garage cleaning, painting  
34. Life Treatment Centers
Maintenance  
35. Lorraine Walker
Yard work  
36. Memorial Health
Painting, filing  
37. Mercedes Gassensmith
Helping around the house  
38. Michiana Christian Community
Scraping, painting porch  
39. Michiana Christian Service Camp Niles, MI
Splitting wood, landscaping, fall clean up  
40. Milton Adult Day Services
Trimming bushes, digging up dead bushes, cleaning windows and blinds  
41. Morning Side Nursing Care Unit
Spending time with elderly  
42. Nappanee Missionary Church
General yard work  
43. Pet Refuge
Maintenance, cleaning, dog bathing, grooming, dog exercising  
44. Potawatomi Zoo
Grounds related cleanup, landscaping  
45. Redeemer Missionary Church
Lawn Care, landscaping, painting  
46. Reins of Life, INC
Staining entry signs, pasture maintenance, painting shelving units  
47. RETA
Washing siding, sorting cloths in Family Store, cleaning  
48. Rev Grody Thompson
Painting a porch  
49. River Valley Church
Painting youth room  
50. South Bend Housing Authority
Youth equipment inventoried and moved  
51. Southfield Village
Cleaning up garden
52. St. Joseph County Minority Health Coalition
Client follow-up calls, inventory, program preparation  
53. St. Vincent de Paul Society
Raking, sorting books and toys, preparing for Christmas program  
54. Studebaker National Museum
Palletize archival collection  
55. The Res
Reshaping shore line, cleaning trails  
56. 21st Century Scholars
Clerical work  
57. Wakarusa Missionary Church
Cleaning windows, organizing storage  
58. WFRN
Cleaning, organizing  
59. YMCA Eberheart
Raking leaves, hauling firewood, general clean up  
60. YMCA of Michiana
Landscaping, removing nails from hardwood floor  

Bethel College is an accredited Christian college of the arts and sciences offering associate's, bachelor's and master's degrees in more than 50 areas of study. The current enrollment of over 2,000 includes students from 34 states, 17 countries, more than 20 denominational affiliations and 16 percent from culturally diverse backgrounds. Scholarships are available based upon a variety of factors including academic achievement, talent in the arts or athletics, ethnicity and church affiliation. The Bethel campus is situated on 75 wooded acres in Mishawaka, Ind.