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BRISTOL, Tenn., October 21, 2016 – In celebration of King University 150th anniversary, alumni were recently challenged to donate 150 coats for the University’s
17th annual Coats for Kids event taking place on Saturday, Oct. 22 in Kline Gym on the
main campus in Bristol, Tenn.
The goal of Coats for Kids is to ensure every child in the region who needs a coat
“It warms my heart to see the generosity of our alumni for this event,” says Dana
K. McMurray, director of alumni relations. “The response to the challenge exemplifies
King’s core value of service and demonstrates how our alumni are making a difference
in the community. We are honored to have been able to take part in a wonderful cause
like Coats for Kids.”
Donations received to date by King alumni total 41 coats and $1,070 in monetary donations.
King University student volunteers will greet families and help youth select winter
coats in Kline Gym Saturday, Oct. 22 from 8:30 a.m. until 11:30 a.m. The Education
Department’s student organization, STEA-KE (Student Tennessee Education Association
– King University), will provide carnival games and face painting. Several area agencies
and organizations will provide information about their programs and services while
offering entertainment for the children. The event is co-sponsored by Communities
in Schools of Southwest Virginia.
In 2015, King University and the surrounding community came together to provide more
than 440 coats for children last year.
Contact Julie McReynolds at 423.652.6310 or firstname.lastname@example.org for additional information on the Coats for Kids project.
King University is a Presbyterian-affiliated, doctoral-level comprehensive university. Founded in
1867 as King College, the University offers more than 90 majors, minors, pre-professional
degrees and concentrations in fields such as business, nursing, law, medical and health
sciences, pharmacy, education, and humanities. Graduate programs are offered in business
administration, education, and nursing. A number of research, off-campus learning
opportunities, and travel destinations are also available. King University is a NCAA
Division II and a Conference Carolinas member with 25 varsity sports. For more information
about King University, visit www.king.edu. King University does not discriminate against academically qualified students of
any race, color, national or ethnic origin, sex, age, or disability. King University
is certified by SCHEV to operate locations in Virginia. For more information on SCHEV
certification, contact the King University office at Southwest Virginia Community
College, 309 College Road, Richlands, VA 24641.