The Big Event- Students


 The Big Event is on Sunday,November 20, 2016 

The Big Event offers R-MC students the chance to show their appreciation for both residents of the Ashland community and the Town of Ashland by completing volunteer projects. Examples of projects include general yard work, painting, mulching, washing windows, cleaning, minor repairs of general residences, churches, and other community locations. Projects will be completed between 1pm and 5pm on Sunday, November 20th and will not involve power tools/ ladders. If needed, some tools and supplies can be provided by The Big Event and SERVE Program. 


Getting Involved:

You can sign-up individually, with a group, or with an organisation on The Buzz. Any questions; please email Jayme Watkins or Teal Reynolds or by calling the Office of Student Life at 804-752-7318. 

Important Dates: 

Last day to Sign-up: November 11, 2016



  •  The Big Event is a one day service project, lasting no more than 4 hours
  •  The Big Event provides the means for R-MC students to say "Thanks you" to everyone in our community
  •  The use of power tools/ladders  is prohibited 



Your safety is paramount to us. All projects are vetted for feasibility, security, and many other factors.


All supplies are provided by The Big Event committee. So no worries :).

Start/End Times

Check-in will begin at noon on Sunday, November 20th, in the Old Tennis Court parking lot. This is where you’ll receive your assignment(s) for the day as well as location. All locations, whether they be resident or business, will be in the Ashland zip code. All projects will end officially at 5pm or whenever your specific project is completed.

Is there a rain date for the event?

Unfortunately, if there is bad weather at the discretion of The Big Event Executive Committee, the event will be cancelled and not be made up.