AWC Logo View Site Map!
 AWC INDEX
a b c d e f g h i j k l m
n o p q r s t u v w x y z
Header Photo
News
Web Advisor

Search News


QUICK LINKS

Icon Web Advisor WebAdvisor/Register
Icon Class Schedule Schedule of Classes
Academic Library Academic Library
Course Catalog Icon Course Catalog
Tuition Icon Tuition & Fees
Blackboard Icon Blackboard
Directory Icon Directory
Webmail Icon Webmail
Webmail Icon Help

AWC NEWS Headlines & ANNOUNCEMENTS


AWC to Participate in Humanity Play-a-Thon of Music Charity Benefit

Jan. 24th, 2013

Maggie Fenske,
Associate Faculty
Arizona Western College
(928) 261-6444
margaret.fenske@azwestern.edu 

Alison Howell
Communications Coordinator
Arizona Western College
(928) 314-9594
alison.howell@azwestern.edu

AWC to Participate in Humanity Play-a-Thon of Music Charity Benefit
Organizers Asking for Donations

Yuma, AZ (January 24, 2013) --- AWC students are among area young musicians who are raising funds to benefit a local charity in the 2012 Habitat 4 Humanity Play-a-Thon of Music to be held on Saturday, January 26 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Yuma Palms Mall.

Students from the entire Yuma community will be performing, including two AWC music groups: The AWC String Ensemble, the AWC Chamber Singers and the AWC Youth Choir.

The Yuma County Music Educators Association started this tradition four years ago to help the Haiti earthquake victims, and the students were so moved by the experience that organizers decided to make it a yearly event to support local non-profit organizations. During the last three years, they have held a play-a-thon at Yuma Palms Mall in front of Harkins Theatre to benefit the Salvation Army, The Yuma Community Food Bank, and the Humane Society of Yuma. This year, they have chosen to help the Yuma Habitat for Humanity.

In order to help Habitat, organizers are asking attendees to bring donations of money, household items and aluminum cans. Thrivent Financial will match monetary funds up to $500; Habitat ReStore will have a large truck to collect household item donations; and Habitat will recycle the cans.

For more information, please contact Margaret Fenske, AWC Associate Professor of Music, at margaret.fenske@azwestern.edu, (928) 261-6444.
 


 

Next 10 entries
Past Releases        Pub. Date
AWC Celebrates Homecoming 2014 Sep 18th 2014
AWC Welding Professor Selected for Prestigious Internship Sep 16th 2014
AWC Continuing Education Introduces New Online Course: Introduction to Photoshop CC Sep 16th 2014
Are You an AWC Nursing Graduate? Sep 15th 2014
Gastelum kicks AWC to victory over Eastern Arizona in OT Sep 13th 2014
AWC Homecoming Chili Cook Off on Sept 25 Sep 11th 2014
Gabriella Dias Wins Player of the Week Sep 8th 2014
Matador Football Moves Up Two Spots In Latest NJCAA Poll Sep 3rd 2014
Matadors Shutout Imperial Valley Sep 3rd 2014
Lady Matadors Blank Imperial Valley Sep 3rd 2014

 

Next 10 entries
 Future Students | Current Students | Distance Education | Community Partners | AWC Foundation
 About AWC | Admissions | Financial Aid | Online Services | Athletics | Student Life | Employment
 © 2014 Arizona Western College Disclaimers | EEOC | Site Map | Comments