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The Big Event at Virginia Tech is a student-run community service effort that has grown into the second largest event of its kind in the nation. Every spring, thousands of students, faculty, and staff come together to complete nearly one thousand community service projects throughout Blacksburg, Christiansburg and the New River Valley.

2017 Recap Video:

Thank you to all residents and volunteers for making the Big Event on April 8th, 2017 such a huge success!

8,223 volunteers completed 1,174 jobs.

This year’s Big Event is on:
To be announced in May 2017!

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2017 Recap

9 April 2017 As we celebrate another amazing Big Event, we'd like to say thank you to all the volunteers, committee, and exec that made this past weekend possible. See the official recap vid...

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Resident Reminders

7 April 2017 The Big Event is this Saturday, April 8th! We look forward to serving you this weekend. Here are a few important reminders for the day-of. Please also note that we...

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Volunteer Reminders

6 April 2017 The Big Event is almost here! This Saturday, April 8th, team captains should show up by 9:00 AM on the drillfield, and all volunteers should arrive to the drillfield by 9:30 AM. <...

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