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2014 Community Picnic and Partner Fair

Registration continues for local businesses and organizations to attend the 2014 Community Picnic and Partner Fair, Saturday, August 23, from 6-8 p.m. at the Franklin P. Norman Community Center. Cottey College, in conjunction with the Nevada/Vernon County Chamber of Commerce and the City of Nevada, will host the event to showcase and highlight community organizations and businesses to incoming Cottey students and their families.

The Community Picnic and Partner Fair, which is funded by a grant through Missouri Campus Compact, allows students to become familiar with area businesses and churches as well as service organizations and clubs that would like to recruit students for volunteer opportunities, service learning projects, local internships, and undergraduate research. Businesses, churches, and civic organizations are encouraged to showcase their products and services through displays, promotional materials, samples, give-a-ways and demonstrations.

For more information on Cottey volunteers and interns or to register for the 2014 Community Picnic and Partner Fair, contact Renee Hampton, interim coordinator for career and transfer planning, at 667-6333, ext. 2184, or email The registration deadline is Wednesday, August 20, at 5 p.m.