Western Carolina University’s annual Employee Appreciation Day and Benefits Fair will take place from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 1, at Ramsey Regional Activity Center. The event will feature a free lunch with chipotle barbecued chicken and slow-roasted carved beef, a gift and a benefits/vendor fair on the concourse with more than 30 vendors and giveaways.
WCU’s Staff Senate will be accepting food and monetary donations for the Community Table of Sylva, a nonprofit organization that serves meals to neighbors in need. Items needed include pasta, canned meats, nonperishable goods, olive and vegetable oils, soups, peanut butter, cereal, baby food, dish and hand soap, plastic bags, oatmeal, aluminum foil and large trash bags.
Members of the WCU Board of Trustees, who will meet on campus Friday, Sept. 2, also will be in attendance at the Ramsey Center.
By Marlon Morgan