Stock photo of a wrapped holiday giftThe SMU Staff Association (SMUSA) has set a date of Dec. 7 for its 2010 Holiday Luncheon. The festivities take place 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. in the Martha Proctor Mack Ballroom (formerly the Umphrey Lee Ballroom). The cost is $16 and is payable by cash or check, as well as online with a credit card.

> Read the menu and RSVP for the 2010 SMUSA Holiday Luncheon

Children's Medical Center logoIn addition, SMUSA has organized a holiday drive to collect books, DVDs and art supplies for United Way partner Children’s Medical Center. The Staff Association is accepting craft items ranging from markers and modeling clay to stickers and wrapping paper, as well as poster, painting and jewelry kits.

> Find a complete list of arts and crafts items for collection

Books, VHS tapes and DVDs in English and Spanish are sought as well – including sounds books, board books, new children’s and teen titles, and current film and TV releases rated G, PG and PG-13.

SMU community members may bring items to the SMUSA Holiday Luncheon Dec. 7, or drop them off at these designated donation locations through Dec. 14:

  • Blanton Student Services Building, 1st floor lobby
  • McFarlin Auditorium, outside the ticket office
  • Expressway Towers (East Campus), Human Resources suite

> Visit the SMU Staff Association online