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'No Boundaries Week' set for Feb. 25-29 at CCU

February 22, 2008

"No Boundaries Week," a series of activities designed to promote awareness and provide service for people with disabilities nationwide, will be held Feb. 25 to 29 at Coastal Carolina University. The event is a program of Push America, a nonprofit national outreach project of Pi Kappa Phi fraternity.

Featured events include:

• Monday - Push American awareness table, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Student Center lounge.

Balloon Release for Disability Awareness, 3 p.m., Prince Lawn. Balloons with derogatory and unacceptable labels for disabled people will be popped.

• Tuesday - "Scaffold Sit" on Prince Lawn, starting at 8 a.m. Members of Pi Kappa Phi will sit on the scaffold until they raise $1,000 to benefit Push America. This event often goes into the wee hours of the morning.

• Wednesday - Disability for a Day. Individuals will adopt a variety of disabilities to create campus awareness for disabled people. Begins at 8 a.m. and continues throughout the day, including a "Disability Dinner" at 6 p.m. in the commons Dining Room.

• Mr. and Miss Push America Pageant, 7 to 10 p.m., Friday, Edward Recital Hall. Campus organizations will sponsor a man or woman to compete in a beauty pageant. $10 entry fee, but free to attend the event.

• Fifth Flight and Climbing, a local band, will perform a fundraising concert at noon, Student Center Deck

For more information, contact Pi Kappa Phi philanthropy director Matt Molzan at 349-2244 or 440-376-3782.