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This is an excerpt of a WICS-TV 20 story published on March 10, 2023.

"A group of eight University of Illinois Springfield students and one adviser will spend their spring break helping to rebuild Florida following Hurricane Ian as part of an Alternative Spring Break trip.

The group will leave Springfield for Fort Myers, Florida, on Saturday, March 11, and return on Saturday, March 18.

Students will clear trails at the Calusa Nature Center, sort donations at the Harry Chapin Food Bank and Salvation Army, and assist with pop-up needs at the Bonita Wonder Gardens."

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