Bethel College Heads To Mississippi To Help With Katrina Relief

Bethel College spring break task force team will be going to Gulfport, Miss., to work with the Hope City Relief Network. The 20 person team, made up of students and adult leaders, will leave at 8:00 a.m. Saturday, February 24, 2007, and will be returning on Saturday, March 3, 2007. The goal of the task force team is to do whatever they can to help the victims of hurricane Katrina get back into their homes. "We hope to be God's hands working in Gulfport, Mississippi, to do what needs to be done," says leader and professor of physical education Tom Visker.

For more information, call Tom Visker at 574.257.3417.

Bethel College is an accredited Christian college of the arts and sciences offering associates, bachelor's and master's degrees in more than 50 areas of study. The current enrollment of more than 2,081 includes students from 29 states and Puerto Rico, 21 countries, more than 25 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. Bethel offers classes at four locations: the Mishawaka campus, the Elkhart Campus and two satellite locations (in Nappanee and in Dowagiac, Mich.). The main Bethel campus is situated on 75 wooded acres in Mishawaka, Ind.

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* Editor's Note: Pictures of previous hurricane relief task force teams available upon request.