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REF NO.: 64

SUBJECT: Kindness marathon as celebrations continue at Memorial

DATE: Oct. 29

Expect friends and colleagues to shower each other with kindness today, Day 4 of Memorial’s MUNdays, its yearly fall celebrations. Have a heart and take part in Kindness Friday. This year, help newly arrived Canadians dress for success by donating gently used professional clothing to Stuff-A-Bus. Kindness Friday committee members will ride a Metrobus and collect clothing for the Association for new Canadians starting at 8 a.m. in front of R. Gushue Hall. A Marine Institute pickup will take place at 10 a.m.
            Don’t forget to be kind to the environment all day at Idle Free. The evening brings three Halloween Bashes at The Breezeway (5-8 p.m.), the Marine Institute Student Union Lounge (6:30-9:30 p.m.) and Bitters Pub (8-11 p.m.).
            At Grenfell Campus, get spooked at SIFE Memorial’s Haunted House from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. at the GCSU Food Court. And from 1-2:30 p.m., enjoy an Introduction to Rug Hooking. From 1-4 p.m., students, faculty and staff showcase their music skills at the Rock Band Social – Battle of the Bands at The Backlot. Costumes – and rocking out – is encouraged. The Backlot party continues with a Zombie Disco and DJ duo Filthy Dough at 8:30 p.m. Best costumes win cash!
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For further information, please contact Jessica Clarke, I Love MUNdays co-ordinator, at 709-864-8415 or; in Corner Brook, please contact Jennifer Hartley, I Fell for Grenfell co-ordinator, at 709-637-6200, ext. 6480 or  


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