Press Release Archive 2011 - 1999

Albertson Students Spend First Week Giving Back

2005. 09. 08.

CALDWELL (Idaho) Simplot Stadium will get a lift from Albertson College of Idaho freshman this weekend.

The class of 2009 will spend Saturday morning removing the old bleachers so new ones can be installed. The community service project is a joint venture between the college and the city of Caldwell.

'For the past several years, the freshman have started the year with a community service project,' CofI ski coach Ron Bonneau said. It's a way for students to get to know town residents and become part of the Caldwell community.

Past projects have included clean-ups around Indian Creek and Rotary Pond.

All 850 bleachers will be removed from Simplot Stadium on Saturday, September 10 beginning at 10 a.m.

'If you figure two students per bleacher, with 250 students, we should be able to get it all done in about two hours,' Bonneau said.

The annual community service project is part of the Albertson College of Idaho first year program and is focused on easing the transition from high school to college.

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