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PROGRAM HELPS STUDENTS GET INVOLVED IN AREA COMMUNITIES

By Nate Gonner 11/27/2013

              THE NEBRASKA CITY ROTARY CLUB HEARD ABOUT HOW PERU STATE COLLEGE IS GETTING THEIR STUDENTS INVOLVED IN AREA COMMUNITIES ACROSS SOUTHEAST NEBRASKA AT THEIR WEEKLY MEETING WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON.

 

              PERU STATE PROFESSOR DR JULIE TAYLOR-COSTELLO IS THE DIRECTOR OF PERU STATE’S INSTITUTE FOR COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT,    WHOSE MISSION IS TO HAVE STUDENTS BECOME BETTER LEADERS THROUGH ENGAGING IN COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS THAT WILL HAVE A MEANINGFUL IMPACT.

 

              ONE EXAMPLE TAYLOR-COSTELLO SHARED WITH ROTARY WAS THE FEEDING 44 INTIATIVE, A NEMAHA COUNTY MOBLIE FOODBANK STARTED BY PERU STATE JUNIOR RACHEL HENRY.

 

              TAYLOR COSTELLO AUDIO

 

              TAYLOR-COSTELLO SAYS THEY ARE ALWAYS LOOKING FOR NEW WAYS TO GET STUDENTS TO HELP WITH CHALLENGES INSIDE AREA COMMUNITIES.

 

             IF YOU HAVE A COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT IDEA THAT YOU WOULD LIKE STUDENTS HELP ON, YOU ARE ENCOURAGED TO CALL TAYLOR COSTELLO AT (402) 872-2207.

 

            THE NEBRASKA CITY ROTARY CLUB MEETS EVERY WEDNESDAY AT NOON OUT AT THE EAGLES CLUB IN TOWN.

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