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Media Advisory: Southern Miss Gulf Coast to Help Build Homes for The Big Event PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, April 08, 2010
Contact Charmaine Schmermund - 228.218.4260   

TO: News editors, directors

WHAT: The University of Southern Mississippi Gulf Coast has partnered with the local Habitat for Humanity chapter and Hope Community Development Agency to build homes for Gulf Coast families in need as part of The Big Event, a university-wide community service project showcasing Southern Miss’ commitment to volunteerism during its Centennial Celebration.

WHERE: The Habitat for Humanity work site is located at 316 Seal Avenue in Biloxi. An announcement about the Hope Community Development Agency work site is pending. 

WHEN: Saturday,  April 10, 8 a.m. – noon

SPECIFICS:  For information on The Big Event, contact Charmaine Schmermund at 228.218.4260.

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The University of Southern Mississippi, founded in 1910, is a comprehensive doctoral and research-extensive university fulfilling its mission of being a leading university in engaging and empowering individuals to transform lives and communities. In a tradition of leadership for student development, Southern Miss is educating a 21st century work force providing intellectual capital, cultural enrichment and innovation to Mississippi and the world. Southern Miss is located in Hattiesburg, Miss., with an additional campus and teaching and research sites on the Mississippi Gulf Coast; further information is found at .

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