(Sept. 28, 2010)--If you have overflowing bookshelves at home, the UTSA State Employee Charitable Campaign book sale is an opportunity to clear some space for a good cause.
Used books are being collected now to benefit the 2010 UTSA State Employee Charitable Campaign (SECC). UTSA employees can bring in books for the sale set for Oct. 11-15 at both the Main and Downtown campuses.
Collection bins have been placed in all major campus buildings. Be sure to ask your SECC Area Champion if you need help locating a bin in your building, or bring your books to bins in the John Peace Library or Downtown Campus Library.
All books in good condition are welcome donations for the sale including fiction, romances, children's books, hard covers, textbooks and technical manuals. Books can be donated through Oct. 15.
For more information, contact Jan Kemp at 210-458-4576.
UTSA State Employee Charitable Campaign
Running during October, the 2010 UTSA State Employee Charitable Campaign (SECC) is the workplace giving campaign for State of Texas employees including state universities and colleges. The University of Texas at San Antonio participates in the SECC with the coordination of donations managed by the United Way of San Antonio and Bexar County.
Last year, UTSA had 91-percent participation in SECC. This year we have the same goal. So, let's do it again in 2010! Remember, with SECC everyone matters.
>> Visit the UTSA SECC website to learn about these upcoming events: Snacks and Facts, Online Silent Auction, "UTSA's Got Talent" show and weekly drawings for Spurs tickets.
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