ANSWERING THE CALL
The Bluffton University menís and womenís soccer teams were among those who participated in the National Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service on Monday.
Karen Wagner, store manager for the Lima Habitat for Humanity Chapter ReStore, put out a call for volunteers to help move the thriving retail business to a new location. The Bluffton menís and womenís soccer and volleyball teams spent two days cleaning fixtures, unloading trucks, stocking shelves and doing a variety of tasks.
Ropp Hall director Caitlin Keelor and 12 students served at Our Daily Bread Soup Kitchen in Lima, serving a meal and visiting with people on Monday morning. Five other students assisted at Maple Crest Senior Living Village in Bluffton.
Soccer players pictured in the ReStore: (front) Katie Steenrod, Megan DeNoi, Amanda Hunsberger; (middle) Aimee Whitmer, Maggie Armstrong, Kirsten Egts; (standing) Dylan Mathews, Dylan Hemmerich, Tyler Wilson, Jordan Wegner, Nate Byrum, K.C. Howard and Coach Rick Nussbaum
Bluffton public relations, 1/18/12