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Enactus is student organization at Missouri State University-West Plains. It is a community of student, academic and business leaders committed to using the power of entrepreneurial action to transform lives and shape a better more sustainable world. Our purpose is enable progress through entrepreneurial action.

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Meetings Fall 2014

- Day:  Mondays
- Time:  9:30 am
- Location:  Lybyer T214

Project meetings may be scheduled at other dates/times.

2014-2015 Officers

  • President:  Leona Reed
  • Vice President / Media Coordinator:  Ben Orlowski
  • Secretary / Treasurer / SGA Senator:  Donna Taylor

Faculty Advisors

  • Cathy Proffitt Boys
  • Barbara Nyden
  • David White
  • Renee Moore
  • Brenda Smith

 

Purpose 

- To enable progress through entrepreneurial action.Enactus

Founded 

- April 15, 2010 (MSU-WP Enactus)

Awards 

- 2012 Rookie of the Year Award (Regional SIFE Competition at Rogers AR)
– 2012 MSU-WP Student Organization of the Year Award

  • Project Leader:  Ruth Ann Bennett
  • Timeline:   Initial distribution by December 7; ongoing
  • Project Scope:  Collect everything needed for a child’s birthday party, including cake mix, icing, candles, plates, cups, cutlery, streamers, table cloth, and a toy.  The boxes would be placed in Samaritan Outreach Homeless Shelter, Agape House, and Cristos House for children who have been displaced from their home.

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  • Timeline:  October 27, 2014 to November 21, 2014
  • Target Participants:  MSU-WP students, faculty and staff
  • Project Purpose:   According to the Feeding America organization, Howell county has over 7000 people that are classified as food insecure.  In the West Plains area K-8 schools there are over 63% of our children on the Free and Reduced Lunch Program and in one rural school nearly 90% of the children participate in this program.  Over 1,300 children in Howell County go hungry each weekend.  The MSU-WP Let’s Can Hunger project benefits two local organizations:  West Plains Bridges Program and the Rotary Backpack Program.
  • Project Description:   A food drive will be held in the Fall 2014 semester, with a contest between students and faculty/staff to determine which group can donate the most food (as determined by item count.)
  • Special Instructions:  All types of food is accepted for the Bridges Program.  Any of the following food is accepted for the Rotary Backpack program:
    - Hormel Completes for Kida (Mac & Beef, Spaghetti & Meatballs and Pasta  & Chicken
    - Campbell’s Soup at Hand (Vegetable Beef and Chicken Noodle)
    - Campbell’s Microwaveable Soup Bowl (15.4 oz)
    - Horizons Organic Milk 1%
    - Mac & Cheese Bowls
    - Hamburger Helper microwavable bowl
    - Chef Boyardee (7.5 oz bowl – Beefaroni, Spaghetti & Meatballs, Beef Ravioli, Mini Micro Beef Ravioli)
    –  
    Island Orchard All Natural Juice (6.75 oz – Grape, Applie, Fruit Punch)
    - Kellogg’s Cereal (individual servings)
    - Great Value Applesauce (Plain and cinnamon)
    - Kellogg’s Nutri Grain Cereal Bar
    - GV Fruit Cups (4 – 4oz pack – Cherry Mixed Fruit, Peaches, Diced Pears, Mandain Organges)
    –  
    Austin Cheddar Cheese Crackers.

MSU-WP Projects 2014-2015: 

  • Let’s Can Hunger Food Drive
  • West Plains Bridges Program Support Projects

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