Andy’s army on the march

Rockingham County Courthouse in Court Square, ...

The courthouse in downtown Harrisonburg (Image via Wikipedia)

Showing TRUE JMU spirit!

Last spring, I told you about Andy Eblin (’11) who organized JMU students, faculty, staff and friends in community efforts to reverse the damage done to JMU’s reputation locally after Springfest. Andy and his group represent the best of JMU’s spirit of Being the Change. You can read the full post here:

This morning I received notice that, after a summer recess, Andy’s army is regrouping.  The group is meeting tonight! Here’s the link to Dukes Helping Harrisonburg’s Facebook page: Check it out!

If anyone in the Madison Community wants to join Andy and friends, you’re invited. Come out and help as Dukes Helping Harrisonburg make plans to spread the true JMU spirit all around Harrisonburg,

JMU students — through thousands and thousands of hours of volunteer work, through community and academic partnerships, and in thousands of other ways — benefit the Harrisonburg and Rockingham County communities and beyond.

Am I overstating the impact of JMU for positive good in the community?  I don’t think so ….. just think what it would be like if JMU were not here.  As a longtime community member myself, I can’t imagine!  Students like Andy Eblin make me smile!  How about you?


About James Madison University
This blog is about the people of James Madison University — a caring, committed and engaged community spread all over the world, making lives better and brighter, healthier and safer, kinder and bolder. As Gandhi suggested, we are taking steps to BE the CHANGE we wish to see in the world. And these are our stories....

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