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Day of Service participants to be recognized at basketball doubleheader Jan. 9

day of serviceThe Augusta University men’s and women’s basketball teams will host the Day of Service game on Saturday, Jan. 9 at Christenberry Fieldhouse to recognize the Augusta University Day of Service participants from across the community.

On Saturday, Sept. 12, 2015, the 2015 Day of Service was a tremendous success with 970 staff, faculty, students and their families participating. Day of Service starts early with locations all over the CSRA including Aiken, Columbia County, Richmond County, and Burke County. The volunteers served 48 locations doing a variety of tasks including lawn work, river clean up, painting, organizing and reading. The day ended with a barbeque and jazz concert at the Summerville Campus Amphitheatre.

The Jaguars host the Lander Bearcats for a Peach Belt Conference doubleheader on Saturday, Jan. 9. The women tip off at 1:30 p.m. and the men follow at 3:30 p.m. in Christenberry Fieldhouse.

A group picture will be taken on the gym floor with the Day of Service participants in between the women’s and men’s game. Participants are encouraged to wear their Day of Service shirts!

During halftime of the men’s game, the Grovetown Elementary Jumping JAguars will perform and the Day of Service Committee will be recognized:

  • Karyn Nixon, Chair
  • Laurie LaChance and Leslie Bedenfield, Logistics Committee
  • Pavani Rangachari, Organization Committee
  • Sherita Williams, Communications Committee

For more information on the Day of Service event, email DAYOFSERVICE@gru.edu or click here

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Taylor Lamb is director of media relations for Augusta University Athletics. Contact him at talamb@augusta.edu.

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