Hundreds of volunteers will paint, plant, sweep and clean around town to show love and gratitude for the community of Sterling on Saturday, April 27. Love Sterling began in 2010 as a way for the students, faculty and staff of Sterling College to give back to the community. By 2012, the event grew to over 250 volunteers, including members of the community, who dedicated 1,100 hours of service to complete 25 projects.
Love Sterling is an annual event where Sterling College students, faculty and staff thank the community for their continual support of the College and its events. This year about 250 volunteers signed up to complete 25 projects around town, donating over 1100 hours of service.
The third annual Love Sterling event will take place on Saturday, April 28, starting at 9:00 a.m. Love Sterling was started as a way for the students, faculty, and staff of Sterling College to give back to the community that has supported them for so long.
On Saturday, April 30th, nearly 200 Sterling College students, faculty and staff and community members – ranging in age from elementary children to grandparents—joined together to serve the town of Sterling, Kan., by participating in the event “Love Sterling,” a town wide service day. The president of Love Sterling, sophomore Nathan Lusk, and a leadership team of students advised by Joellen Maurer, had been planning the event since the Fall of 2010.