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Milligan presents 4th annual Advent Market

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MILLIGAN COLLEGE, Tenn. (Dec. 1, 2015) — With the shopping frenzy of Black Friday and Cyber Monday in the recent past, Milligan College is offering a more charitable—and less stressful—alternative to Christmas shopping with the fourth annual Advent Market on Wednesday, Dec. 2, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the lobby of Milligan’s Gregory Center.

The market, which is open to the public, will offer products including bags, jewelry, ornaments and a variety of other handmade gifts, featuring 16 local vendors. Milligan students also will be selling their crafts and creations in order to raise support for a charity or a mission opportunity.

“In sponsoring this event, our hope is to create an opportunity to support local artisans and our own students, while also providing a meaningful gift alternative to other shopping stores,” said Jason Onks, director of campus activities.


MILLIGAN UNIVERSITY is a Christian liberal arts university in Northeast Tennessee whose vision is to change lives and shape culture through a commitment to servant leadership. The university offers more than 100 majors, minors, pre-professional degrees and concentrations in a variety of fields, along with graduate and adult degree completion programs.  To learn more about Milligan University, visit www.milligan.edu or call 800-262-8337.

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