May 3, 2010

Staff Fest 2010 - May 14, 1 p.m. -
3 p.m.
Staff Fest Service Day - May 14,
9 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Commencement - May 10
Aetna – Emory’s Partner for Healthier Living
CDC Hosts Elder Care Fair
Last Emory Market of Academic Year - May 4, 12 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Excellence Through Leadership Program Seeking Nominations


Staff Fest Service Day - May 14, 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.

This year’s Staff Fest Service Day will run from 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. on the day of Staff Fest. Below is a list of volunteer opportunities including the types of tasks to be performed and the minimum and maximum number of volunteer openings. As in the past, transportation will be provided to each agency.

Agency Tasks Minimum volunteers Maximum volunteers
Child Development Association (Roswell) Cleaning playground, painting, working on social networking, planting 4 15
Dekalb Memorial Park Community Garden Variety of tasks in and adjacent to community garden 10 50
International Rescue Committee Help with ESL class 5 15
Open Hand Pack meals 10 20

Note: The minimum number of volunteers, as identified by each agency, must be met to be available the day of Staff Fest. To register or for more information on each opportunity, contact Harold McNaron at 404-727-6268 or

Bring an Item for the Atlanta Food Bank

Can't volunteer, but still would like to make a difference? Bring non-perishable food items for the Atlanta Community Food Bank (ACFB). Barrels will be set-up through out the Quad on May 14 only from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. to collect items. ACFB needs include, but are not limited to:

Peanut Butter
Canned Tuna
Canned Beans
Canned Soups, Stews and Pastas
100% Fruit Juice
Canned Fruits and Vegetables
Macaroni and Cheese Dinners
Whole Grain, Low Sugar Cereals

If you would like more information on other ways you can help, visit

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