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UWindsor president Alan Wildeman raises the United Way flag. Members of the United Way campaign team look on as UWindsor president Alan Wildeman raises the charity’s flag outside Chrysler Hall. From left: John McGinlay, Gemma Grey-Hall, Lorraine Goddard, Datta Pillay, Dr. Wildeman.

United Way raises helping hands over campus

UWindsor employees may make a contribution to United Way through payroll deduction.
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People raising United Way flagMembers of the United Way team raise the charity’s flag outside Chrysler Hall Tower to kick off last year’s campus campaign.

United Way to hoist flag over campus

Organizers of the campus campaign for United Way invite anyone interested in joining to attend a flag-raising ceremony Tuesday.
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Dress to Impress superimposed on United Way logoStudents and professors of the Odette School of Business will model professional clothing during a fashion show Saturday.

Fashion show inspired by business apparel

Students and professors of the Odette School of Business will model professional clothing during a fashion show Saturday.
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If you could go anywhere in the wrold, where would you go?The local United Way is offering a raffle that will send a lucky winner and a friend out to dinner.

Raffle offers far-flung dinner as prize

The local United Way is offering a raffle that will send a lucky winner and a friend out to dinner.
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Sarah Kresan eats hot dogSecond-year student Sarah Kresan enjoys a hotdog at a fundraising barbecue for United Way, Tuesday outside the CAW Student Centre.

Barbecue draws support to campus effort for United Way

“It feels good to support the United Way,” says Mayce Mirza, a second-year chemistry major and one of hundreds of students who stopped by the fundraising barbecue run by volunteer retirees outside the CAW Student Centre on Tuesday.

By purchasing lunch there, patrons supported the charity’s work on behalf of families in the local community.

For information on how to volunteer as a canvasser for the United Way, contact campus campaign organizer John McGinlay at 519-253-3000, ext. 4521.

Youth volunteers up to world-changing challenge

Gardening is hard work, says Rebecca Amoah, but when you see the benefits it can bring to a community, “it’s amazing.”

The grade 12 Riverside Secondary student joined other young people from across Windsor in the Campus Community Garden on Tuesday to launch the local Change the World project, part of a province-wide Youth Volunteer Challenge.

Trivia contest a benefit for United Way

A group of students from the Odette School of Business are hoping people will put their otherwise worthless knowledge to good use Friday. They have organized Trivia 4 a Cause as a fundraiser for the United Way/Centraide of Windsor Essex County.

The event will pit teams of four in competition and runs 7 to 9 p.m. Friday, March 15, in the CAW Student Centre. It offers a $200 grand prize to the winning team.

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