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Tiger Serve Day Fall 2020
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Ouachita's Fall 2020 Tiger Serve Day sees strong turnout despite pandemic

October 02, 2020

Ouachita Baptist University’s Elrod Center for Family and Community held its Fall 2020 Tiger Serve Day event on Saturday, Sep. 26, with 116 teams and 850 total volunteers participating. A total of 112 projects also were completed around the Arkadelphia community, despite changes in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Ouachita's Elrod Center to hold Fall Tiger Serve Day Sept. 26

September 14, 2020

Ouachita Baptist University’s Elrod Center for Family and Community will host Tiger Serve Day on Saturday, Sept. 26, encouraging Ouachita students, faculty and staff to serve the Arkadelphia community even amid a global pandemic.

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Ouachita's Elrod Center receives Celebrate Literacy Award by Arkansas Literacy Association

September 04, 2020

Ouachita Baptist University’s Elrod Center for Family and Community received the Arkansas Literacy Association’s (ALA) Celebrate Literacy Award this summer for its America Reads/America Counts, Peake Partnership and Homeschool/After-School tutoring programs in Arkadelphia.

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Ouachita's Elrod Center for Family and Community celebrates 23 years, announces Feed Arkadelphia

March 10, 2020

Ouachita Baptist University’s Ben M. Elrod Center for Family and Community hosted its annual Elrod Family Foundation board meeting on Wednesday, Feb. 12, to celebrate 23 years of the foundation and its mission of serving the community.

Ouachita students, faculty and staff came together last Saturday for Tiger Serve Day, a semi-annual event in which the university serves the Arkadelphia community. More than 800 volunteers gave their time and completed over 100 different service projects.
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More than 800 Ouachitonians serve during Fall 2019 Tiger Serve Day

September 26, 2019

A total of 820 Ouachita Baptist University students, faculty and staff served the community of Arkadelphia on Saturday, Sept. 21, during its semi-annual Tiger Serve Day.

On Saturday, Sept. 21, Ouachita students, faculty and staff will serve the community for Tiger Serve Day.
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Ouachita's Elrod Center to host Fall 2019 Tiger Serve Day on Sept. 21

September 10, 2019

Ouachita Baptist University’s Elrod Center for Family and Community will host Tiger Serve Day on Saturday, Sept. 21. The semi-annual campus-wide service initiative is held every semester.

Pictured are honoree Linda Burns (left) and Donna Reynolds, director of the Foster Grandparent program at Ouachita, during the Elrod Center’s annual community service awards banquet. Burns was honored for 25 years of service with the program.
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Ouachita's annual Elrod Center service awards banquet honored Linda Burns and student volunteers

May 01, 2019

Ouachita Baptist University’s Ben M. Elrod Center for Family and Community held its annual community service awards banquet on Tuesday, April 16. Linda Burns was honored with the Foster Grandparent Service Award for 25 years of service with the program.

Tiger Steel, Pan Jouvet and Pan Harmony will perform at Ouachita's steel drum concert.
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Ouachita's steel drum bands to present concert May 1 alongside Dr. Jeannine Remy

April 23, 2019

Ouachita Baptist University’s steel drum bands will present their spring concert on Wednesday, May 1, at 8 p.m. in McBeth Recital Hall in Mabee Fine Arts Center. The concert will feature three ensembles: Tiger Steel, Pan Jouvet and Pan Harmony, an elementary student community band.

Ouachita’s Chi Mu women’s social club will host an Autism Awareness Walk on Saturday, April 13, at the Arkadelphia High School football stadium to raise money for the Arkansas Autism Foundation.
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Ouachita student group to host Autism Awareness Walk on April 13

April 03, 2019

One of Ouachita Baptist University’s student organizations, Chi Mu women’s social club, will host its first Autism Awareness Walk on Saturday, April 13, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Arkadelphia High School football stadium in honor of Autism Awareness Month.

Ouachita’s Elrod Center for Family and Community celebrates 22 years of service, honors namesakes.
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Ouachita's Elrod Center for Family and Community celebrates 22 years of service, honors namesakes

March 01, 2019

Ouachita Baptist University’s Ben M. Elrod Center for Family and Community hosted its annual Elrod Family Foundation board meeting on Wednesday, Feb. 13, and celebrated 22 years of both the center and foundation.

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