Spaghetti dinner fundraiser for abandoned pets

Video posted March 31, 2012 in News by T.J.Hill


Centre County Paws, based in State College, is a organization dedicated to helping abandoned pets find a home. On Tuesday March 27, Centre County Paws held their Spaghetti Dinner Fundraising event. Mary Jane Kittner, says volunteers, who plan the event, start planning atlas 6 months ahead. Kittner has lived in Centre County for 2 years and has been volunteering since.

(Video reporting by T.J. Hill, edited by Bianca Hooper)

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Bianca Hooper is a Public Relations major, and English minor at Penn State. During her college career she has had several internships. Hooper has interned at W.Q.E.D multimedia in the productions department, the Tribune Review as a editorial/news, the Educational Opportunity Centers as a programming intern, and with P.H.E.A.A as a customer service intern. Hooper is also highly involved in student clubs on campus. Currently she serves as the Chaplain for the United Soul Ensemble choir, step & dance team, and as an Account Associate for Happy Valley Communications, a student run Public Relations Firm. In the past Hooper served as the associate editor and Public Relations Coordinator for Absence Magazine, where she launched the 1st St. Valentine promotional contest to increase literary submissions. She has also served as the President of Residence Hall council where she launched the first Alcohol awareness campaign at Penn State Greater Allegheny. Hooper is also a recipient of the Eric A. and Josephine S. Walker Award, a prestigious award given to students who demonstrate good character, scholarship, leadership, and citizenship.