Luther College Fall Fling community service day Oct. 20 Decorah residents can sign up for assistance with yard work and household chores

Student volunteers from Luther College's Student Congregation will help Decorah residents with spring chores Saturday, Oct. 20 when Luther holds its annual Fall Fling community service day.

Luther students will help Decorah area with yard work, planting, light housework, window removal and cleaning, and other spring chores.

A group of students will be assigned to go to homes for 1.5 hours, either in the morning or afternoon on Oct. 20.

The day's volunteer work schedule will give priority to Decorah residents who are elderly or handicapped, but any resident who is in need of Fall Fling help may request help.  There is no charge for the Fall Fling services, but donations will be accepted.

All donations to Fall Fling will be divided between the ELCA Malaria Campaign and the Decorah Area Food Pantry.

Decorah residents may sign up by contacting Luther College Ministries at
(563) 387-1271 or ministry@luther.edu before Friday, Oct. 12.  Please provide a brief explanation of the household or yard tasks to be completed in the 1.5 hour frame.