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Student Organization Collects Relief Kits for Iraq

 MAILED:  March 25, 2003

The UW-Eau Claire Geography Club is coordinating efforts on campus to collect items for relief kits to be distributed to the people of Iraq. The kits include basic hygiene supplies such as soap, new bath towels, shampoo, toothbrushes, bandages and laundry detergent.

A drop off site will be located in the lobby of Phillips Science Hall, with volunteers staffing the site from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. starting today (March 25) and continuing through April 4.

A second site will be added next week in the lobby of Hibbard Hall. Volunteers also will staff that site from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. through April 4.

For more information, contact Dr. Paul Kaldjian, assistant professor of geography and anthropology, at kaldjian@uwec.edu or (715) 836-2321. Kaldjian is one of the Geography Club's advisers.


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Updated: December 28, 2004