Students Take Part in National Youth Service Day on April 26

Lebanon, Ill. — Every year, millions of young Americans volunteer their time to address the needs of surrounding communities on National Youth Service Day, is the largest service event in the world. National Youth Service Day gives volunteers an opportunity to give back to their communities and to grow as leaders.

On April 26, the McKendree University Community Action Team and the Center for Public Service, in conjunction with the Lebanon Elementary School, are organizing a National Youth Service Day event. Members of the McKendree University Bearcats football team and elementary school students will work together on various projects at Lebanon Care Center, Lebanon Terrace, Cedar Ridge, First United Methodist Church and Pentecostal Power Church from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m.

For more information, call 537-6900 or contact mckcps@mckendree.edu or visit http://www.mckendree.edu/cps or http://www.ysa.org/nysd/