Donations Needed for Second Professional Clothing Drive
Throughout the month of March, the University will be accepting community donations for the second Professional Clothing Drive, hosted by the Offices of Partnerships and Outreach, Service Learning, the Career Development Center and Phi Chi Theta.
Donations will benefit UM students as they prepare for job interviews, internships and other business professional dress requirements.
The drive is requesting men’s ties, shirts, jackets, slacks, belts and shoes and women’s shirts, jackets, slacks, skirts, dresses and shoes. Donors can drop off items Monday through Friday between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. at the Global Community and Outreach Building (GLOCO) or schedule a pickup by emailing Kelli Holmes.
ValloCycle Plans Two Group Rides for March
ValloCycle, the collaborative bike-sharing program between the city and University, is hosting two forthcoming group rides around the Montevallo community.
On Saturday, March 4, the group will ride 15 miles from UMOM to Ebenezer Swamp and back. Riders will meet at UMOM at 10 a.m., depart at 10:30 a.m. and ride for two hours. Snacks and water are suggested.
On Wednesday, March 8, riders will decorate their bikes for a night ride around the city. Everyone will meet at UMOM at 6:30 p.m., depart at 7 p.m. and ride five miles in 45 minutes, with the ride ending at Eclipse Coffee and Books.
If in need of a bike or helmet for either ride, contact ValloCycle with your request prior to the ride date.
Currently, the University Barnes & Noble Bookstore is running three special sales. All regular retail priced items are 20 percent off. Customers can also purchase College Night side shirts for 50 percent off and all clearance items for an additional 75 percent off.
Main Street Renovations
To follow the roadwork closings in downtown Montevallo, visit the City of Montevallo’s website or Facebook page.