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UNI to host Make a Difference Day

October 23, 2013

Steffoni Schmidt, program coordinator, Maucker Union Administration, 319-273-7422,

Lindsay Cunningham, Office of University Relations, 319-273-6728,

CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Students, faculty and staff at the University of Northern Iowa will participate in Make A Difference Day from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 26. Make A Difference Day is the largest national day of community service, and thousands of projects are planned each year involving corporations, communities and nonprofit organizations.

Volunteers will participate in various service projects at places throughout the Cedar Valley, including projects with the ASPIRE Therapeutic Riding Program in Waterloo and the Black Hawk County Conservation at local county parks. The event will end with a luncheon.

For more information, contact Steffoni Schmidt, program coordinator for Maucker Union Administration, at 319-273-7422 or