UofL employees dedicate day of volunteering to community

    Employees do some heavy lifting during the 2015 Day of Service.

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. – For the third consecutive year, University of Louisville employees are dedicating a day to helping our community. The 3rd Annual Day of Service will be Friday, April 21.

    The Day of Service, which is open to all UofL employees, will be held at five sites:

    Up to 100 staff members will perform tasks like cleaning, sorting, painting, landscaping and spreading mulch. The rain date is Friday, April 28.

    “UofL allows staff members to take one day off a year to perform community service,” said Ralph Fitzpatrick, UofL associate vice president for community engagement. “We are privileged to be able to give back.”

    For further information, contact Fitzpatrick at 502-852-6026.

    Janet Cappiello covers student success for the Office of Communications and Marketing. She has more than 30 years’ experience in journalism, including working for The Associated Press and magazines such as Vegetarian Times and Sustainability: The Journal of Record. She has been at UofL since 2014.