The Daily Eastern News

Community Band salute, bingo to kick off Red, White, Blue Days

Logan Raschke, Editor-in-Chief

June 25, 2019

As part of the Red, White and Blue Days celebration, people can attend the Community Band patriotic salute and Harold Hackett Memorial Bingo this week to begin the city's Independence Day festivities. Ginger Stanfield, director of the Community Band, said the band will perform a number of patriotic...

Hunger Action Month activities exceed initial goals

Kalyn Hayslett, Editor-in-Chief

December 4, 2016

  The Office of Civic Engagement and Volunteerism raised over $900 during Hunger Action Month, with the money coming from numerous fundraisers and Coin Wars. All proceeds will be donated to three local food pantries. The Coin Wars competition, where different departments competed to collect...

Hunger Action Month to raise awareness, funds

Kalyn Hayslett, Editor-in-Chief

November 1, 2016

  Throughout the month of November, the Office of Civic Engagement and Volunteerism will educate, fundraise and assist citizens who suffer from food insecurity during its fifth annual Hunger Action Month. Food insecurity is when an individual or family is one step away from not being able...

Date auction raises money for St. Jude’s

Chrissy Miller, Campus Reporter

October 31, 2016

  Residents of Ford Hall raised money for “Up ‘til Dawn” by holding a date auction in Pemberton’s Great Hall Monday night. Up ‘til Dawn is a fundraising organization for St. Jude’s Children Research Hospital. Dalton Davison, a sophomore applied engineering and technology major,...

Endowment Fund helps jazz department

Mackenzie Freund, City Editor

November 11, 2015

Ticket sales from the Faculty Jazz Concert Sunday generated more money for an endowment fund created about seven years ago. This same fund is used to not only bring in guest artists to Eastern, but it is also used for buying equipment, taking students on trips and anything else the jazz department...

Mums make money for scholarship

T'Nerra Butler, Multicultural Editor

September 23, 2015

The Civil Service Council is having a scholarship fundraiser selling an array of Mum’s flowers until Friday as part of an effort to help civil service employees or their children pay for college. Selling flowers is a new tactic to raise money for the service council scholarship fund. Dan Crews,...

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