Picnic Offers Good Time, Aids Good Cause

Published 05.20.2016

Dining Services
Faculty & Staff

A sampling of canned goods donated to The Cupboard, a food pantry for Penn College students to be launched by Dining Services this fallMaria E. Weisser, ShaleNET U.S. data manager, collects nonperishable food and distributes raffle tickets. Prizes included gift cards. theater passes and reserved-parking privileges.Food, sun, blue skies and yard games make for a relaxing post-commencement event.Crissy L. McGinness, director of dining services, calls the numbers for candy bingo in the Field House. Penn College colleagues ended the first Friday of summer hours with a third annual Employee and Retiree Picnic in and around the Field House. Lunch was catered by the alumni-owned Acme Barbecue; the afternoon also included indoor and outdoor games, raffles and catch-up socializing before the closer-than-you-think start of fall classes. Nonperishable food items were collected to support The Cupboard at Penn College, an initiative in support of students experiencing food insecurity.