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Wikipedia edit-a-thon

The University of Minnesota Libraries will be hosting a public Wikipedia edit-a-thon.

When: 9 a.m. to noon on Wednesday, Jan. 17
Where: Wilson Research Collaboration Studio, Wilson Library, University of Minnesota Libraries, Minneapolis

Come and share your knowledge, add references to existing pages, build new entries, or locate open access versions of sources.

The working theme for the day will be topics and entries related to underrepresented groups.

Refer to their facebook page for more information  www.facebook.com/events/414230098996236

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Summer Volunteer Event August 4

SLA-Minnesota, along with the Minnesota Association of Law Libraries, invites members to attend:

Second Harvest Volunteer Event

 

WHEN

Saturday, August 4, 2012

9 a.m. – noon, followed by optional lunch

 

WHERE:

Second Harvest Heartland West (9 a.m. – noon)

6325 Sandburg Rd., Suite 1700, Golden Valley

651.209.7980

Map

 

Doolittle’s Woodfire Grill (noon – 2:00 p.m.)

550 Winnetka Ave. N, Golden Valley

763.542.1931

Map

 

COST
No cost to attend; optional lunch is buy-your-own

 

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

Don’t miss our 2nd annual summer volunteer event! We’ll be helping out at the Second Harvest warehouse in Golden Valley, and we’re excited to have MALL on board as well.

Second Harvest Heartland works to reinvent hunger relief through leadership and innovation. As the Upper Midwest’s largest hunger relief organization, their goal is not only to help our hungry neighbors today, but to provide the means for everyone to be fed tomorrow.

Project description:

“Volunteers are needed to sort and re-pack food, re-package bulk food such as pasta or cereal into consumer size packages, sort and salvage damaged products or food items, or label cans. These items go to our partner agencies, including food shelves and soup kitchens that serve people at risk for hunger. This position requires that you are able to stand for several hours.” 

What to wear & closed toe shoe policy:

“Please dress in comfortable clothing—t-shirts or sweatshirts with jeans are fine. In order to volunteer, you must wear closed toe shoes; sandals are not allowed. Any volunteers who arrive without closed toe shoes will not be able to work.”

 

REGISTRATION

Click here to register by Friday, July 20th (event is limited to the first 30 who register).  You will receive further details from Second Harvest via email when you register.

 

CONTACT WITH QUESTIONS

 

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