Archives for "Civic engagement"

Tuesday

May 4, 2004 11:05 am

Bates volunteers lead Rebuilding Day

On May 1, a hot and sunny Saturday, a bunch of Batesies and other volunteers gathered for National Rebuilding Day, an annual community undertaking to rehabilitate housing for the disadvantaged.

Friday

April 30, 2004 3:39 pm

Earth Day event draws 4,000 Lewiston-Auburn residents

More than 4,000 barbeque meals — a new record — and 6,400 gladiolus and lily bulbs were distributed to all comers Thursday as Bates invited its Lewiston and Auburn neighbors to its annual Earth Day celebration.

Friday

April 30, 2004 2:47 pm

Lewiston High Science Fair features 450-plus student projects

The fifth annual Lewiston High School Science Fair takes place from 3-6 p.m Thursday, May 6, in the high school gymnasium, 156 East Ave.

Thursday

April 29, 2004 3:42 pm

Bates co-sponsors week of events about homelessness

In an effort to raise awareness about the escalating problem of homelessness faced in the Lewiston-Auburn community, the Bates College Hunger and Homelessness Committee and the Coalition of Many and One will co-sponsor three events May 3-8, beginning with a panel discussion titled “Breaking Stereotypes: Homelessness in Perspective,” at 7 p.m. Monday, May 3, Skelton Lounge, Chase Hall, 56 Campus Avenue. The public is invited to attend at no charge.

Tuesday

April 27, 2004 3:23 pm

Two Bates College students honored for service-learning

A junior and a senior at Bates College were among 12 students at Maine institutions of higher education honored by the Maine Campus Compact for outstanding contributions in community service and service-learning.

Tuesday

April 20, 2004 3:09 pm

Bates College welcomes community to Earth Day celebration

As it does every year, Bates College invites residents of Lewiston and Auburn to “Affirming Our Community,” an Earth Day celebration starting at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, April 29, in the Clifton Daggett Gray Athletic Building, 130 Central Avenue.

Wednesday

March 3, 2004 11:41 am

Morgan McDuffee memorial race to benefit violence prevention

The second annual 5-kilometer run/walk honoring the memory of Morgan McDuffee, a Bates College senior slain in 2002, takes place at Bates Saturday, March 6.

Friday

February 27, 2004 10:23 am

McDuffee Memorial 5K Run/Walk to benefit youth-violence prevention efforts

The second annual 5-kilometer run/walk honoring the memory of Morgan McDuffee, a Bates College senior slain in 2002, takes place at Bates Saturday, March 6.

Monday

December 22, 2003 12:54 pm

Bates-Morse Mountain offers New Year's hike

Judy Marden, director of the Bates-Morse Mountain Conservation Area, leads a late-morning New Year’s hike or snowshoe at the conservation area on Sunday, Jan. 4.

Friday

August 8, 2003 10:46 am

Opportunities flourish in Bates senior's gardens

Scion of a farming family in Sandwich, N.H., Booty has put her agricultural experience to work for Lots to Gardens, a Lewiston-based nonprofit founded in 1998 by another Bates student, Kirsten Walter. Booty — who is as passionate about civic involvement as she is about raising food — is the youth coordinator for the program, which uses gardening projects to strengthen community and support local young people.