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Bemidji State’s Sustainability Office to host swap meet

BEMIDJI, Minn. (Feb. 17, 2011) — Bemidji State University’s Sustainability Office will be hosting a swap party on Thursday, Feb. 24, giving students and community members the opportunity to trade items they no longer want or use.

The swap party will be held from 7-9 p.m. in the University’s Beaux Arts Ballroom in the upper Hobson Memorial Union. In order to participate, you must sign up for a table and have items to swap; tables can be held by individuals or small groups of people. Setup for those bringing items to swap will begin at 5 p.m.

Those participating should be prepared to designate their items for trade into different “trade value” categories:
• “Low” - belts, hats, jewelry, etc.
• “Medium” - sweatshirts, jeans, etc.
• “High” - dress clothes, designer accessories, sporting goods, etc.

The swap party will also feature food and music to entertain participants.

For more information or to sign up for a table, contact Erika Bailey-Johnson, Bemidji State University sustainability coordinator, at (218) 755-2560. Table signups are also available in the Sustainability Office located in the Excellence in Leadership Center in BSU’s lower Hobson Memorial Union.

About Bemidji State University Bemidji State University, located in northern Minnesota’s lake district, occupies a wooded campus along the shore of Lake Bemidji. Enrolling more than 5,000 students, the University offers more than 50 undergraduate majors and nine graduate programs encompassing arts, sciences and select professional programs. The University is a member of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system and has a faculty and staff of more than 550. University signature themes include environmental stewardship, civic engagement and global and multi-cultural understanding. For further information about the University, visit Become a fan of Bemidji State University on Facebook or follow us on Twitter.