What: In observance of UIS Cares Day, the Office of Student Volunteer Services & Civic Engagement will complete a beautification project at Jefferson Middle School.
When: 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, April 30, 2008.
Where: Jefferson Middle School, 3001 Allis, just off Stevenson Drive.
Details: The event is part of UIS' participation in National Volunteer Week. UIS selected Jefferson Middle School as the site for the beautification project because of a strong mentoring partnership between the university and the school this year. Several UIS students have been mentoring at-risk students at Jefferson.
On Thursday, May 1, 15 to 20 Jefferson students will come to the UIS campus for a tour and to experience college life.