Members of the Colby Men’s Ice Hockey Program participated in the Annual Johnson Day event. Johnson Day is one of the Colby Volunteer Center’s annual events. Volunteers show their appreciation to the Physical Plant Department staff by working alongside them to help beautify the campus. Activities include raking leaves and making scarecrows, painting, sprucing up entryways, and cleaning dorms.
Held every October, the Freaky 5k Fun Run and Walk aims to forget the sexy, stereotypical costumes that are peddled at girls and young women and instead bring back creative and scary costumes for our children. The Freaky 5k and Kids’ Fun Run was held on Sunday, Oct 26th at Colby. All participants are encouraged to dress up in their most creative and scary costumes. All proceeds support a local non-profit’s programming for girls.
Members of the Men’s and Women’s Tennis Programs participate in the 2014 Johnson Day on the beautiful Colby College campus. Johnson Day is one of the Colby Volunteer Center’s annual events. Volunteers show their appreciation to the Physical Plant Department staff by working alongside them to help beautify the campus. Activities include raking leaves and making scarecrows, painting, sprucing up entryways, and cleaning dorms.
The men’s and women’s lacrosse teams raised a combined $14,695 for the Dempsey Challenge in Lewiston, ME. The Challenge is a run, walk and cycle fundraising experience for the Patrick Dempsey Center for Cancer Hope and Healing.
The link lists members of the men’s and women’s lacrosse team members and the amount they raised for the event.
Colby Men’s Basketball may be known nationally now for their wild bench player celebrations featured on ESPN, yet they are known locally for their contributions and services to Atwood Elementary School in Oakland, ME. The team recently in April participated in a community service event where the guys got to hang out with some Atwood Primary School children for a day. Nationally or locally, these guys are always full of energy!
The Colby Men’s Soccer team may be Mules at heart, but they reserved a soft spot for some elephants this past month. On April 26, 2014 the Men’s Soccer team offered up their Saturday to provide services as volunteers at the sanctuary and visit Hope Elephants. Hope Elephants, located in Hope, ME, is a unique rehabilitation and educational facility for retired and injured elephants. This organization is committed to providing the very best services to aging and injured elephants, whilst promoting a community-based educational program to facilitate better knowledge about wildlife conservation.
Colby College football players take some time to learn the fine art of knitting with some fifth grade students at the local Hall school. Some players went outside with the school-age children and participated in outdoor recess to engage the students actively, while others took some time to hone their knitting skills indoors.