Rasmussen, Inc. Employees Volunteer 6500 Hours In One Day As Part Of Annual Community Service Day
Rasmussen Employees Assist Moorhead High School and CHARISM as Part of System-Wide Community Service Day
July 24, 2010
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FARGO, N.D., (July 24, 2010) – On Friday, July 23, Rasmussen, Inc. employees devoted an unprecedented 6,500 cumulative hours of work volunteering throughout their communities as part of the annual Rasmussen Community Service Day, which benefits the communities where its 21 campuses are located, as well as four central office communities. Employees from the local Rasmussen College Fargo/Moorhead campus volunteered for Moorhead High School and CHARISM, a neighborhood support center.
“Rasmussen has a deep partnership with its campus communities, and we enjoy the opportunity to give back to residents who have so warmly welcomed us,” Rasmussen College Fargo/Moorhead Campus Director Betty Largent said. “Our contribution to local residents extends beyond this annual event; we continuously work to participate in programs that benefit a variety of organizations and initiatives.”
Rasmussen College Fargo/Moorhead employees worked with Moorhead High School to beautify campus buildings through gardening and landscaping projects. Another group of employees visited CHARISM, a non-profit, neighborhood-based organization that seeks to provide outreach programs for low-income individuals and families, to help with various games as part of their “Watermelon Days” event.
Rasmussen has an extensive history contributing to the growth and well being of the communities it serves. Both employees and students have been recognized nationally for their partnerships with local businesses and volunteerism in local communities. During its first National Community Service Day last year, Rasmussen employees participated in 3,600 cumulative hours of community service across five states as part of the annual company-wide volunteer event.
“We are all about supporting and building our communities by creating jobs, educating students, investing in facilities and providing good trained graduates to be employed in the local workforce,” Rasmussen CEO J. Michael Locke said. ”We work closely with local high schools, hospitals and corporate employers and are delighted to help the charitable organizations in town through this day of service.”
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