The “10th Annual Big Event” is coming up on Friday, April 24, and will give individuals in the community an opportunity to work on projects to improve the lives of people in Ellis County.

Project proposals—both large and small--may be submitted by individuals, churches, non-profits, or others in the community. The event is being sponsored by the Fort Hays State University Student Government Association, the FHSU Foundation, Tigers in Service, and Student Engagement.

According to a news release, it’s “a way to say ‘thank you’ and an opportunity to serve the communities of Ellis, Hays, and Victoria” as part of “I Love FHSU Week.”

Volunteering will take place 1 to 5 p.m. on April 24. Participation is open to FHSU students, faculty, staff, and community members.

Project ideas may be submitted at Volunteers may sign up at More information is available at or (785) 628-5311.