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2014 Service Project

Service Project
Alpha Zeta students attending NALC this year will get to experience a brand new component to NALC - a local service project! Everyone will be participating in VEISHEA at Iowa State University.

What is VEISHEA?
VEISHEA is an annual celebration held at Iowa State each spring, and one of its oldest traditions. It serves as a showcase and display of the Iowa State community with a wide variety of educational and entertainment events.

What does "VEISHEA" stand for?
VEISHEA was named in 1922 by Professor Frank D. Paine, Department of General Engineering. He combined the first letters of the colleges at that time, and the name has stuck ever since. The word VEISHEA (pronounced "VEE-sha") stands for:
  • Veterinary Medicine
  • Engineering
  • Industrial Science
  • Home Economics
  • Agriculture
What Type of Service Will We Be Doing?
We will divide up among two different service projects around the Ames area:
1. Iowa Trails
Participants will be building a new trail near the Skunk River. Please wear long sleeves, pants, hat, work gloves, and sturdy shoes due to this project taking place in the woods.
Time: 1PM-4:30PM
Address: 56501 170th St., Ames, 50010
There will be 15 passenger vans for this to help transport people.

2. Y-camp Property
Participants will clear, widen, and lay gravel for a brand new trail near the Lynn Fuhrer Lodge.
Time: 1PM-4PM
Address: 1820 Scholl Road, Ames, IA 50014
Participants will be transported to the site via school bus.
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