Bridging Communities Gala set for Saturday, March 3

March 2, 2007

The Bridging Communities Gala is set for Saturday, March 3 at The Evergreen State College. The gala will draw attention to important community service work done every year by Habitat for Humanity, Evergreen's Gateways for Incarcerated Youth project, Big Brothers Big Sisters, Bread and Roses and the Welfare Rights Organizing Committee. Evergreen's Gateways for Incarcerated Youth project provides juvenile offenders still incarcerated with educational opportunities and a path to college after their release.

The event, and live music by Thee Emergency and The Hail Seizures runs from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. at the first floor lobby of Evergreen's library building. Attendees are encouraged to bring non-perishable food items or toiletries for donation to local resources. The event is free and open to the public and is sponsored by Evergreen's Center for Community Based Learning and Action and Residential and Dining Services. Formal attire is optional. For more information call 867-6137.