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Top Four Ways to Optimize Home Furnace Efficiency

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Ensuring that a furnace is kept in good operating condition is a concern that no property owner can afford to neglect. From impaired performance to higher operational costs, addressing the following four issues may prevent any number of problems from developing.

1. Replace the Air Filter

The air filter serves to remove dust, particulate and other debris that may harm or interfere with the operation of ...

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5 Amazing Tools a Plumber Might Use in Your Home

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One of the top reasons to call a plumbing company out to your home as opposed to trying to do repairs on your own is because of all of the tools they will have with them. Vans are fully-equipped with tools and some of the latest technology. It makes it easier to diagnose problems and make fast, effective repairs.

1: Pipe Cutter
Pipes come in a lot of different shapes and sizes. Most are made ...

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5 Situations That Require the Expertise of a Plumber

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There are times when taking care of repairs around the house is fine. The trick is to know when a project can be done with ease and when it requires the expertise of a professional. That’s certainly true when it comes to residential plumbing. Here are five situations that call for the skills that only a professional plumber can bring to the table.

1. Water Running Somewhere

You can hear water running but none of the ...

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Social: Game Night

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Informal meeting/social night, board games: bring in board games, cards, etc. and enjoy a relaxed night of games along with some refreshments and snacks with members of the Council executive and volunteers.

When: Feb 25th, 7:00pm

Cost: Free

Location: RO 617 (Alumni Boardroom)

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Tabling and Outreach

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We will be available to answer questions and engage students with our upcoming initiatives for CU Cycling. Expect some great prizes and giveaways!

Friday, November 15th

Loeb, 9:00A.M. – 3:00P.M.

Following our #carletongiving initiative, we will be asking what philanthropy means to you. Come by and fill out our Information Survey for a chance at $50!

 

Wednesday, November 20th and 27th

Atrium (UC 4th) 9:00A.M. – 3:00P.M.

Come out to the UC Atrium and win some nice Carleton swag including a grand prize up for ...

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Learning Log Entry by Erica Butler

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Erica Butler (Director, Learning & Organizational Development) shares her experiences with the Carleton Learning Log:

Philanthropy has become an essential part of how I live my life. Knowing that I’m contributing in a meaningful way to sustaining and advocating for the communities that matter to me is an incomparable feeling. […] Student Philanthropy Council is a great way to get informed and involved, and I sincerely hope that you’ll take the time to find out more about what we do.

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National Philanthropy Day #NPD

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November 15th was National Philanthropy Day and the SPC was out in the Loeb lobby collecting some Vine clips of what philanthropy means to our very own Ravens! View some of the submissions below and be sure to follow our brand new Vine account!
For your chance at an iPad, be sure to submit a Vine (or Instagram video) tagged with #carletongiving!

Thanks to our ...

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CU Cycling Fundraiser

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CU Cycling is a cycling group for students, staff, faculty, alumni, and neighbors of Carleton University. We aim to provide an inclusive environment to connect and discuss cycling and cycling-related issues on campus and in the community.

September 19 2013, CU Cycling coordinated a similar free bike tune-up event at the Cycling and Enviro Fair. With the help of hired mechanics, they serviced 78 bicycles ...

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PD Opportunity: Creative Fundraising Workshop

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Creative Fundraising Day

If you are interested in similar upcoming opportunities, sign up here for updates!

What is it?

This day of ideas and inspiration aims to provide students with the tools and knowledge to be able to fundraise, especially in the context of philanthropy, both effectively and creatively for any organization or cause they are passionate about.

The goal of this day is to ...

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