Registration deadline for the Wabash Valley Community Summit is Aug. 31

August 23 2006

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. - Indiana State University's Center for Public Service and Community Engagement and the United Way of the Wabash Valley are sponsoring a Community Summit for Non-profit Organizations at ISU?s Hulman Memorial Student Union on Thursday, Sept. 7.

This one-day conference, which runs from 8:30 a.m. to 3:45 p.m. in Dede III, will feature three tracks - resources for nonprofit organizations, critical community issues and programming for success. Presentations include making connections in higher education, finding and utilizing public resources, stress and its impact on the family, an overview of health and wellness in the Wabash Valley, literacy and workforce readiness, collaborating with business and government and creative fundraising.

Among the summit presenters include representatives from ISU, United Way of the Wabash Valley, Indiana Youth Institute, Indiana Office of Faith-Based and Community Initiatives, Hamilton Center, Junior Achievement, Downtown Terre Haute, Workforce Investment Board, Saint Mary of the Woods College, Ivy Tech, Rose Hulman Institute of Technology and Indiana Nonprofit Resource Network.

Cost to attend the summit is $10, which includes lunch and parking in ISU's north visitor's lot. Registration deadline is Aug. 31. For more information or to obtain a registration form, please call Donna Isbell, Center for Public Service and Community Engagement,at 812.237.2334.

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Contact: Nancy Rogers, Center for Public Service and Community Engagement, (812) 237-2474 or nancyrogers@indstate.edu

Writer: Paula Meyer, ISU Communications & Marketing, (812) 237-3783 or pmeyer4@isugw.indstate.edu

ISU Communications & Marketing: (812) 237-3773, http://isunews.indstate.edu

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Indiana State University's Center for Public Service and Community Engagement and the United Way of the Wabash Valley are sponsoring a Community Summit for Non-profit Organizations at ISU's Hulman Memorial Student Union on Thursday, Sept. 7.

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