INTRODUCING MEAN GREEN PRIDE — WE'RE ALL IN:
UNT is proud of what we've become here in Denton, and this year we're taking our pride to a whole new level. Introducing Mean Green Pride — We're All In.
UNT is committed to the Denton community and each year our students demonstrate that commitment with their volunteer efforts in Denton through The Big Event — a spring time community volunteer program in which our students donate thousands of hours to local needs. Support UNT, love Denton -- show your Mean Green Pride!
SHOW YOUR PRIDE, GET THE GEAR AND SUPPORT DENTON
To make that commitment stronger, UNT has developed Mean Green Pride — We're All In, a program that brings the power of our pride to work for Denton. Now available at the UNT Bookstore, the Apogee Stadium Store, Voertman's Bookstore, Walmart on University in Denton, Walmart on 288 in Denton and online at shop.meangreensports.com you will find specially designed Mean Green Pride — We're All In products. A portion of all sales of these products will go back to support UNT's annual The Big Event. Look for the hangtag (above, right) on qualifying products.
Local Business Benefits
Here's how local businesses can support the Mean Green Pride — We're All In program:
- Sell the product in your stores to show your support
- Purchase Mean Green Pride – We're All In shirts for your employees to wear every Friday that include your business logo
Join in and show your Mean Green Pride! Be proud of UNT, love Denton! For more details on Mean Green Pride – We’re All In, contact Rolando Rivas at email@example.com or 940-565-3520.
What is The Big Event?
What: More than 2,000 UNT students, staff, faculty and alumni will participate in The Big Event, a nationally recognized community service event to be held for the third year at UNT. The service event is expected to be UNT's largest day of service.
When: 8 a.m. – 2 p.m. April 6, 2013 (Saturday). All university students, faculty, staff and alumni participants are invited to a celebration following the community service projects.
Where: Kick-off and post-service celebrations will be held at the UNT mall outside Willis Library, one block east of Highland Street and Avenue C; volunteer work will be at various locations in Denton County and surrounding cities
Contact: Amy Simon at the UNT Center for Leadership and Service at 940-565-3021 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Volunteers from hundreds of student organizations at UNT will perform hours of service in Denton County and surrounding cities. Service projects include gardening, cleaning, painting, working with senior citizens and assisting children at local schools and development centers.
"The Big Event is the perfect opportunity for UNT students, staff and alumni to start their commitment to volunteerism by supporting their local community," said Amy Simon, Director at UNT's Center for Leadership and Service. "We hope that events such as The Big Event are a tradition of service at UNT and in the Denton community."
The event is coordinated by UNT's Center for Leadership and Service. The Big Event started at Texas A&M University in 1982 and has expanded to more than 70 universities and colleges across the country.