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Community Service of Marsha Glaros '72 Spotlighted

December 9, 2008

Holiday Campus 2007.jpgDecember 9, 2008, Greencastle, Ind. — "I think everyone should give back to the community," says Marcia (McGuire) Glaros, a 1972 graduate of DePauw University. "Find what you're interested in and pursue that," she adds. The Times of Northwest Indiana profiles Glaros, who "is chairman of the 20-year anniversary celebration of Festival of Trees sponsored by the Women's Association of the Northwest Indiana Symphony Society."

According to the newspaper, "She initiated the fundraiser, was the first chairman and has co-chaired and participated in various aspects through the years. The Festival of Trees luncheon was last week at The Center for Visual & Performing Arts in Munster and the display of 22 full-size and pencil decorated Christmas trees will remain in the center's atrium until early January ... Glaros is a 24-year member of the Women's Association of the Northwest Indiana Symphony Society. She is a board member of South Shore Arts and active in Service League of Hammond. She and her husband have worked with Habitat for Humanity and Glaros used to be involved in Munster Junior Women's Club."

Glaros also declares, "I was a clarinet soloist under Aaron copland-dpu.gifCopland in college." The legendary composer visited DePauw during the University's first Winter Term in 1971.

The newspaper notes that Glaros received a bachelor's degree in botany and bacteriology from DePauw.

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