Honor Society Seeks Food & Books for Charity

(Bradenton, Fla., April 24, 2008) - As Manatee Community College (MCC) prepares to hold Spring 2008 commencement exercises on May 2, the Nu Zeta chapter of the Phi Theta Kappa honor society is participating in Project Graduation…Feed a Body, Feed a Mind, an initiative designed to help alleviate hunger and illiteracy.

Graduating MCC students and their guests are being asked to donate nonperishable food items or books at commencement exercises that begin at 7 p.m., Friday, May 2, at the Manatee Convention Center, One Haben Boulevard. Another drop-off site accessible before May 2 is the reception area for Faculty Offices, building 3, at MCC Bradenton, 5840 26th St. West. Contributions will be given to Trinity Charities Inc., Sarasota.

"As student leaders, we are pleased to be at the helm of this new initiative," said Jami Worley, president of Nu Zeta. "We are proud to give graduating students an opportunity to give to the community that has supported them throughout their community college experience."

For more information about Project Graduation...Feed a Body, Feed a Mind, contact the club's faculty advisor, Jennifer Quick, at Tickets for graduation are required and are available through graduating students.

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