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UNI Volunteer Fair set for Aug. 30

August 28, 2012

Lauren Finke, executive director, Volunteer Center of the Cedar Valley, 319-272-2087,

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


CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The state of Iowa currently ranks second in the nation for volunteerism. The University of Northern Iowa will hold its annual Volunteer Fair from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., on Thursday, Aug. 30, in the Maucker Union Ballroom. More than 40 non-profit agencies from the Cedar Valley are expected to participate in the event.

During the 2011-2012 academic year, 535 students, double that of 2010-2011, participated in Volunteer Tuesdays and days of service, which included National Make a Difference Day, MLK Day of Service and National Volunteer Week.

For more information about the fair, visit or contact Lauren Finke, executive director of the Volunteer Center of the Cedar Valley at 319-272-2087 or