Friday, September 29, 2006

BonaResponds delivers locally - News

Some highlights from the BV article on BonaResponds

BonaResponds delivers locally - News:
"'...graduate student James Kane hopes the group can expand and help more places in the area, but said more volunteers are needed to make that idea possible.

"We're doing the best we can do with what we have...but they really are changing people's lives.

We don't want to limit ourselves to hurricane relief. We want to focus on anything that can make the community better.'
and :
"Graduate student Anthony DiMario emphasized the amount of money BonaResponds saved the community through its efforts.

"Both service days cost $250 combined," he said. "We put in $7,000 worth of work....
Anthony also reminded readers that "'We need new student leadership for the future because three of the core students are graduating,'.....
and later:
"Mahar said the group has tentative plans to hold a service day on campus Oct. 29. The group could re-paint the Rathskeller, the scoreboard on the soccer and lacrosse fields as well as the press box, among other tasks in conjunction with national 'Make A Difference Day' Oct. 28.

'We went to the Gulf, we went to Olean, now we're coming home,' Mahar said. 'We'll do whatever needs to be done.'"

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