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THANKSGIVING ADOPT-A-FAMILY– Thursday, Oct.18, 8 a.m. to Monday, Nov. 12, 5:00 in the Swartz Center for Spiritual Life Campus Ministry in partnership with United Neighborhood Centers is inviting Marywood to sponsor a family. All baskets must be delivered to families by the Sunday before Thanksgiving. Monetary donations made payable to Marywood University Campus Ministry are also accepted and appreciated. For volunteer opportunities and basket guidelines please contact Sr. John Michele, IHM, assistant director of campus ministry, at (570) 348-6211 extension 2413 or [email protected]

MARYWOOD MADNESS– On Thursday, Oct. 18, at 7 p.m. in the Insalaco Arena, Student Activities will host its annual event to celebrate the beginning of the university’s basketball season, other sports teams and athletes.

FALL FLEA MARKET– Friday, Oct. 19, in the Latour Room, Nazareth Student Center, Campus Ministry will sponsor a fall flea market. Items can be donated for the flea market by bringing them to the Campus Ministry Office, Swartz Center for Spiritual Life. All proceeds benefit Marywood Campus Ministry service trips.

RAPE AGGRESSION DEFENSE (R.A.D.) CLASS– A free 12-hour course will be available to any interested female student or employee. The classes are taught by certified instructors in the Campus Safety Department and are located in the Hall of Fame Room in The Mellow Center for Health and Wellness. For scheduled class dates or to find more information please contact the Department of Campus Safety via email at [email protected]

BOOK SWAP AND SALE– On Thursday, Nov. 1, in the Fireplace Lounge, Nazareth Student Center, the English Honor Society will host a book swap from 10 a.m. 5 p.m. Swap or buy paperbacks for 50 cents and hardbacks for $1.00. All proceeds benefit the English Honor Society.

FREE BUSINESS ETIQUETTE DINNER– On Tuesday, Nov. 13 from 6-8 p.m. in the Upper Main Dining Hall of the Nazareth Student Center, Robert Shutt will host a business etiquette dinner. Reservations are required because space is limited. Professional dress requested. For more information, or to sign up for the event, visit the Career Services webpage at www.marywood.edu/careers. Deadline for registration is Nov. 1.

MARYWOOD UNIVERSITY ENTREPRENEUR SPEAKER SERIES– The Business Faculty of Marywood University is hosting a Wednesday Night Entrepreneur Speaker Series. The first event will be held in McGowan Center, Room 1059 and will be occurring every Wednesday night. All events unless otherwise noted will begin at 5:30 p.m.. Reservations are required and can be made by contacting Marie Griffin at 570-348-6274 or at [email protected]