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AC Peace Studies Club to Host Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Gil Hazelwood, AC   
Thursday, 24 February 2011 15:43
The Peace Studies Club of Allegany College of Maryland is hosting a spaghetti dinner to raise funds in its support of Heifer International, whose mission is to alleviate poverty and hunger throughout the world.

Club members, who describe the meal as "dining with a cause," are serving from 4 to 6 p.m. Wednesday, March 9, in ACM's Center for Continuing Education. The complete meal includes bread or roll, salad and dessert, all for a nominal [$5] cost.

Heifer International empowers families to lift themselves out of poverty and hunger to self-reliance through gifts of livestock, seeds and trees and extensive training. A further goal is for the results to be sustainable and to provide a multiplying source of food and income within a community. In operation since the ...
Allegany Conflict Resolution Center Volunteer Meeting Set for Saturday PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Elesha L. Ruminski, Ph.D.   
Monday, 14 February 2011 09:37
"The Vagina Monologues" Celebrates 10th Year at FSU PDF Print E-mail
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Written by FSU News Service   
Monday, 07 February 2011 15:20
Frostburg State University will present Eve Ensler's "The Vagina Monologues" at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 17, and Friday, Feb. 18, in the Performing Arts Center. The benefit performance is brought to FSU courtesy of the V-Day College Campaign, an organization working to end violence against women and girls, and is directed by FSU student Regina Alderton. This is the 10th year FSU has presented "The Vagina Monologues."

Also parts of the V-Day College Campaign are the Clothesline Project that draws attention to the issue of violence against women, with a display beginning at 6:30 p.m. each evening, and the Scarves for V-Day event where handmade scarves are sold to raise funds. All proceeds from fundraising will go to the Family Crisis Resource Center, the Dove Center and the Women ...
FSU to Host T.J. Coleman on the Untold Story of "The Wereth Eleven" Soldiers PDF Print E-mail
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Written by FSU News Service   
Monday, 07 February 2011 15:14
aubrey stewartT.J. Coleman, president of the Aubrey Stewart Project, will present the untold story of "The Wereth Eleven" soldiers on Monday, Feb. 21, at 7 p.m. in the Atkinson Room of the Lane University Center. This presentation will focus on Piedmont, W.Va., native, Aubrey Stewart, one of the 11 black U.S. soldiers who were executed by German troops during the Battle of the Bulge in 1944. The presentation is free and open to the public.

Stewart was 36, too old to be drafted, when he left his job at the Westvaco Paper Mill and volunteered to fight in World War II. He would become a part of The Wereth Eleven: 11 black soldiers from the 333rd Field Artillery Battalion, a black unit in the segregated U.S. Army, who were separated from their unit during that crucial battle.

Stewart and the ...
Collecting Scarves for "V-Day" Fundraiser PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Courtesy, Allegany Arts Council   
Thursday, 06 January 2011 11:55
Deadline: February 18, 2011.  V-DAY is a worldwide campaign to stop violence against women and girls (www.vday.org
This organization was formed in 1998 by Eve Ensler who is the playwright, performer, and author of "The Vagina Monologues." Every year Frostburg State University's V-Day organization collects hand-made scarves to sell. All profits go to local organizations such as the Women's Resource Center in Cumberland. If you have a hand-made scarf that you would like to donate for such a worthy cause please send it to: Regina Alderton, Frostburg State University, Foreign Languages ...

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