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Published April 26, 2011, 10:14 PM

UND's "Big Event"

A big event is about to happen around UND this week... In fact, it's actually called "the Big Event," because it's one of UND's biggest volunteer efforts.

A big event is about to happen around UND this week, In fact, it's actually called "the Big Event," because it's one of UND's biggest volunteer efforts.

This weekend nearly 11 hundred UND students and staff will be fan out to help clean up Grand Forks and East Grand Forks.

This year's volunteer turnout is expected to be outstanding.

Volunteers will be help with general Spring cleaning, painting, raking and other things.

"It's fun, it really means a lot that we can help the community and I feel like it's a good way for UND to say thank you to the communities," said Big Event Organizer Kathryn Frinstad.

"It gives me an opportunity to give back to the community, help those around campus around Grand Forks and East Grand Forks," said Big Event Organizer Jacob McConkey.

It's not too late to volunteer, you can show up at the Wellness Center on campus at 9 AM April 30th or register online. We've posted a link on our website.

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