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Press Release – For Immediate Release
Pueblo, Colorado – IntelliTec College volunteers formed their first team for Pueblo’s annual “Rake Up Pueblo” event, which helps the elderly residents of Pueblo. Team IntelliTec – consisting of a large group of 53 students, staff and their families – raked 14 yards that day.
Ginger Maggrett, Dean of Students at IntelliTec College, was thrilled with the turnout at the event saying, “We had the biggest team by far, and I think the biggest team from one organization in the event’s history.”
Every year for the last 13 years the city of Pueblo has held this community service event. Volunteers rake up the leaves in the yards of elderly people around the city, free of charge.
On November 19th at 9:00 a.m., Team IntelliTec showed up at the Senior Resource Development Agency (SRDA) for group pictures and a continental breakfast. Afterward they broke up into smaller teams to rake up their assigned 14 yards. The volunteers were rewarded with a feeling of fulfillment in providing a service to people who are not able to afford help or do the work themselves.
Cristina Sandoval, Dental Assisting Program Supervisor and organizer of IntelliTec’s participation in the leaf-raking event, explains that community service participation “helps (students) to develop or enhance their skills, especially in the areas of communication, collaboration, and leadership.”
Cristina hopes to make this an annual event for IntelliTec to participate in and says “I am very passionate about community service, and hopefully I can add more and bring more opportunities for students to give back.”[boilerplate about-pueblo]