Eureka Springs EAST Lab Receives Donation for Community Projects

   

Eureka Springs EAST Lab Receives Donation for Community Projects
8/9/2013 3:46:12 PM

Eureka Springs High School EAST Lab received a $200 surprise donation from the First United Methodist Church, to help fund the EAST Lab's various community projects.

Date: January 10, 2008
Contact: Mila Lynne Floro
Tel: (479) 253-2936
Email: mlpowell@es.k12.ar.us
Release: IMMEDIATELY

Click to enlargeEAST students Chelsea Shaffer and Megan Davis received the donation from the First United Methodist Church during the Church's annual reunion dinner. Both EAST students attended the reunion dinner to present the information video they created for their new Community Center. The First United Methodist Church is one of the city's oldest churches. Their community projects include missionary work in Africa, Prison Ministry, Vacation Bible School, Eureka Christian Writers, and ECHO (Eureka Christian Outreach).

The EAST Lab's ongoing projects include the Carroll County Technology Center, GPS/GIS mapping projects (Fire Hydrant, Historic Cemetery, City Springs' Storm Drains), Natural Disaster School Evacuation Plans, and video projects (Eureka Springs School of the Arts, First United Methodist Church).

EAST (Environmental and Spatial Technology) is a high school class that encourages students to use advanced technologies to solve community problems. To learn more about EAST and its community projects, please contact EAST facilitator Mila Lynne Floro at (479) 253-2936 or (479) 253-8875.

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Photo: Eureka Springs High School EAST students Chelsea Shaffer and Megan Davis receive a $200 donation from Ross and Janet Marsh, representing the First United Methodist Church, to help fund the EAST Lab's various community projects.

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