Center for Community Service Day of Service Release
A. “Event” means an activity – entitled “Day of Service 2014” – in the greater Hartford, Connecticut area, sponsored by UH (defined below) on behalf of its Student Government Association and its Center for Community Service, in which each participant on April 4, 2014 voluntarily:
1. engages in community service on behalf of at least one local non-profit organization;
2. cleans a street or park in an area including Lower Albany Avenue near Main Street up to Blue Hills/Albany Avenue, and downtown Hartford at Main Street Keney Park and Hyland Park.
B. “UH” means University of Hartford, its Regents, and each applicable officer, faculty, agent, employee, subcontractor, representative, volunteer, and student whom UH employs.
C. “Risk” means any danger or hazard including, without limitation: any personal injury, loss or destruction of property, illness, serious injury, disablement or even death.
II. Permission and Release. By signing below on Participant’s behalf, I acknowledge and affirm each following understanding:
A. I give permission for Participant to participate in the Event.
B. I fully understand that the Event could involve any Risk. I recognize that whatever Risk that Participant faces in connection with participating in the Event also can come from:
1. any act by any third party unrelated to – or related to – the Event; and
2. any activity not scheduled by UH that is in addition to and not related to the Event;
C. I release UH from any liability, loss, damage, expense, claim or cause of action – including reasonable attorney’s fee – foreseeably arising from participating in the Event;
D. I am responsible for Participant’s welfare and understand that this release legally binds me personally, each member of Participant’s family and any minor traveling with Participant, and their heirs, successors, assigns, and legal representatives;
E. I intend fully to assume each Risk associated with Participant participating in the Event, and to release UH as set forth in this document; and
F. I acknowledge and understand that I am personally responsible for obtaining adequate health, medical or accident insurance coverage to cover any injury that Participant incurs as a result of participating in the Event.
G. I authorize UH – or any other responsible party – to obtain any medical treatment that Participant needs in connection with the Event. I understand that I must pay all of whatever amount that treatment costs. I ALSO HOLD HARMLESS AND WILL INDEMNIFY UH FROM ANY CLAIM, CAUSE OF ACTION, DAMAGE OR LIABILITY ARISING OUT OF OR RESULTING FROM THAT TREATMENT.
III. Representations. This document’s signature shows that:
A. I have carefully read this document and understand its contents;
B. whoever signs this document does so of his/her own free will;
C. no health-related reason or problem prevents or limits Participant’s participation in the Event;
C. Participant has enough health insurance to cover any medical costs that apply to Participant in connection with participating in the Event as a result of injury or illness; and
D. I am at least eighteen years of age and fully competent to sign the Agreement on Participant’s behalf.