Fayette Appreciation Day April 17

Fayette Appreciation Day

Upper Iowa University Peacocks for Progress officers and Fayette Appreciation Day chairpersons (l-r) Hannah Dotter and Julia Szepieniec are among those leading the volunteer effort for Fayette Appreciation Day on Wednesday, April 17.

FAYETTE, Iowa (April 1, 2019) – Fayette Appreciation Day has been scheduled for Wednesday, April 17. Volunteers will assist local organizations in completing their respective project requests from 8 a.m. to noon during the event. Note: There is no rain date scheduled this year.

Since being established over a decade ago, over 4,500 Upper Iowa University volunteers have completed more than 400 service projects throughout Fayette County during Fayette Appreciation Day. The event has been recognized locally and nationally, receiving awards from the State of Iowa Governor's Service Awards and President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll. In addition to 35-plus clubs and organizations participating in this year’s event, some UIU academic classes will complete service learning projects as part of the annual event.

For additional information and inquiries about the 2019 Fayette Appreciation Day projects, contact Peacocks for Progress officers and Fayette Appreciation Day chairpersons Hannah Dotter or Julia Szepieniec at fad@uiu.edu.

About Upper Iowa University Founded in 1857, Upper Iowa University is a private, nonprofit university providing undergraduate and graduate degree programs to about 5,200 students–nationally and internationally–at its Fayette campus, 21 U.S. locations, as well as a location in Hong Kong. Upper Iowa University is a recognized innovator in offering accredited, quality programs through flexible, multiple delivery systems, including online and self-paced degree program. With a focus on developing leaders and lifelong learners, UIU provides dual enrollment programs for high school students as well as continuing education and professional development opportunities for learners of any age. For more information, visit uiu.edu.

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