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Cottey Community Partner Fair August 18

Date Posted: August 2, 2018 Author: Steve Reed

Cottey College, together with the City of Nevada and the Nevada/Vernon County Chamber of Commerce, will host the 2018 Community Dinner and Partner Fair, Saturday, August 18, 6-8 p.m., at the Franklin P. Norman Community Center.

Local businesses, civic organizations, and churches are invited to register for the event. Designed to showcase the community to incoming Cottey College students and their families, the theme for this year’s event is “Partners in Incredible Futures.”

Funded by a grant through Missouri Campus Compact, the Community Partner Fair allows students to become familiar with area businesses, civic organizations, and churches. Additionally, the event provides the opportunity to recruit Cottey College students for volunteer opportunities, service learning projects, local internships, and undergraduate research.

Exhibitors are encouraged to showcase their products and services through displays, promotional materials, samples, giveaways and demonstrations. Participation in the fair is free to any business, church, or civic organization in Vernon County. Student athletes from Cottey College will be available to assist exhibitors with their set-up on the day of the event.

To register for the 2018 Community Picnic and Partner Fair or to receive information on Cottey College interns and volunteers, contact Renee Hampton, coordinator for career services and experiential learning at 667-8181 ext. 2184 or email The registration deadline is Wednesday, August 15, at 5 p.m.

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