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IU Northwest Brother2Brother/SAAB club to host Gary Earth Day Clean Up April 21

Clean-up efforts focused in Glen Park neighborhood


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Brother2Brother/SAAB

Members of the Indiana University Northwest Brother2Brother (B2B) College Success Program, also known as the Student African-American Brotherhood (SAAB) organization, will be pitching in to clean up in Gary’s Glen Park neighborhood on Saturday, April 21. The fourth annual event will commence at 7:30 a.m., and conclude by 4 p.m. 

Schedule:

  • 7:30 – 8:25 a.m.: Clean-up assignments and supplies distributed
  • 8:30 – 11:55 a.m.: Clean-up efforts (Part I)
  • 12 – 1 p.m.: Lunch
  • 1:05 – 3:55 p.m.: Clean-up efforts (Part II)
  • 4 p.m.: Clean-up supplies returned; event concludes 

Attendees should meet at the southeast corner of 35th Avenue and Jefferson Street no later than 7:30 a.m. 

Brother2Brother (B2B) College Success Program/SAAB is a dynamic organization established specifically to assist students to excel academically, socially, culturally, professionally, and in the community. 

The group is primarily comprised of male African-American students who strive for academic excellence and commit to plan and implement programs that benefit their communities. The organization encourages members to embrace leadership by being positive examples for each other through a strong commitment to academic achievement, brotherhood, and community service. 

The organization has weekly study sessions, weekly developmental seminars for students of all ages, business meetings, social and religious activities, and works with various non-profit service agencies such as Habitat for Humanity and Big Brothers and Big Sisters, among others.

For more information, please contact [[alcurrie, Alan Currie]], program coordinator of the Brother2Brother/Student African-American Brotherhood, at (219) 980-6738.