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Civil Engineering Chapter Helps Campus Raise $1,565 For Christmas Basket Fund
December 16, 2011
The giving spirit throughout the Rose-Hulman Institute of
Technology community was once again exhibited in the $1,565.92
donated to the Terre Haute Tribune-Star's Christmas Basket Fund.
The donation was collected in a campus fund-raising drive
conducted by members of Rose-Hulman's Cecil T. Lobo student chapter
of the American Society of Civil Engineers. Another $135.05 was
donated to the Bikes For Tykes project.
The annual donation helps the Christmas Basket Fund provide a
bountiful holiday meal to 500 local families for this Christmas
season. The baskets will be distributed on Christmas Eve.
Since 1989, ASCE has helped the campus community donate
$41,542.18 for the basket fund.
"The generosity of the Rose-Hulman community is a blessing,"
stated Tribune-Star Editor Max Jones, who accepted the check from