Bemidji State University will hold its 14th Annual Community Appreciation Day Thursday, August 29. The free event is Bemidji State’s “thank you” to the residents, business owners and friends in Beaver Nation for all they do to support the university.
The free, public event will run from 4:30-6 p.m. on the 19th Street lawn between Tamarack Hall and the Gillett center.
Paul Bunyan Communications is a major sponsor of the event, which will include “A Taste of BSU,” featuring free food samples from local restaurants and organizations along with live music.
There will also be “Meet the Beavers” stations where kids can meet student-athletes from BSU’s intercollegiate varsity sports. The players will be leading a number of interactive games and Bucky the Beaver will be available for pictures.
In addition, dozens of booths from various campus departments/activities and local businesses and organizations, along with a variety of games and activities for children will be available throughout the evening.