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Jacks ready to Paint the Falls Blue

Courtesy: SDSU Sports Info
Release: 08/16/2013 15:14:08
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South Dakota State University student-athletes will kick off their community service activities for the 2013-14 academic year with the annual Paint the Falls Blue event Monday afternoon in Sioux Falls.

More than 100 Jackrabbit student-athletes will visit and lead activities at 15 different locations across the city, including hospitals, child care centers and retirement homes. This will mark the fifth consecutive year of the Paint the Falls Blue event.

Confirmed locations for the 2013 Paint the Falls Blue event include:
• Apple Tree Children’s Center
• Apple Tree West
• Avera Prince of Peace
• The Child Center
• Children’s Care Hospital and School
• Edgewood Vista
• Good Samaritan Society – Prairie Creek
• Good Samaritan Society – Village
• Inn at Westport
• Sanford Children’s Hospital
• Stony Brook Suites
• Touchmark at All Saints
• Youth Enrichment Services
• YWCA Avera South

During the 2012-13 athletics season, Jackrabbit student-athletes contributed more than 7,000 hours to community service activities in Brookings and the surrounding region. The community service hours were spread across more than 50 different events.