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  • Beavercreek votes for the best of the best
    A call for nominations for the best of the best
    It’s that time of the year where Beavercreek residents can nominate the best of the best. It’s a time to show appreciation for the people that make a difference in the community. The Beavercreek Chambers is preparing for their Annual...
  • Local school kids show their Gener-Paws-Ity on Giving Tuesday
    Local school kids show their Gener-Paws-Ity on Giving Tuesday
    Giving Tuesday occurs on the first Tuesday following Thanksgiving. Its purpose is just how it sounds – for people to be able to give to others.Helen Woodward Animal Center (HWAC), in conjunction with the second-graders from Solana Santa Fe...
  • Branch on trail
    Pitch-in and help keep our trails clear
    We are blessed with many parks, trails, walking paths and rail-trails in the Lehigh Valley. Trails are usually maintained by township, city, county and state workers, and sometimes with the help of volunteer groups. Many of these trails pass...
  • Guardians of Rescue advocates for feral cats
    Guardians of Rescue advocates for feral cats
    The Guardians of Rescue, otherwise referred to as GOR, has a major goal in mind – to help all living animals. Although for the most part we hear about the tasks they ensue with canines, this great group of men and women are also quite...
  • National Park Service proposes new volunteer directive; seeks public comment
    National Park Service proposes new volunteer directive; seeks public comment
    The National Park Service (NPS) is proposing new policies and procedures for its Volunteers-in-Parks program. NPS proposed a new director's order in the Federal Register of Friday, Sept. 26, 2014. It is taking public comments on the proposal...
  • Rose at GM
    Rose Parade preview: Self-built floats tell ‘Inspiring Stories’ for 2015 parade
    Unlike the extravaganza on the other coast, the Tournament of Roses Parade isn’t put on by a commercial corporation. Bands come to Pasadena from all over the world to participate and float sponsors run the gamut from local cities to multi...
  • Jennifer Toth
    Second opinions can provide valuable volunteer resources for cancer patients
    When I was first given my cancer diagnosis, my physicians and health care workers were a wealth of information of resourses available to me in the North East Ohio area. From other professionals to organizations that would help with whatever I...
  • Homeless pets and their owner find support from Phoenix grass-roots organization
    Homeless pets and their owner find support from Phoenix grass-roots organization
    As an ardent lover of animals, one of the things that will cut my heart to the quick is seeing a person living on the streets with their pets. It does not matter to me how they got there - I just want them to be safe, for their animals to have...
  • Veterans provide for comrades and continue to serve their country.
    Veterans provide for comrades and continue to serve their country.
    By Michael IsamSt. Augustine, Fla, (August 18, 2014) – It takes much more than a village to provide for veterans.Have your doubts? Ask Tammy Shirley of the St. Johns County Veterans Service Office. Saturday was the culmination of a year...
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    It’s Bless Brockport Week
    Bless Brockport is a week-long sponsored by Christ Community Church to serve and bless the Village of Brockport and Village residents.Christ Community Church started Bless Brockport in 2008 byThe goal of Bless Brockport is to share the love of God...
  • Volunteers for Outdoor Colorado
    VOC needs volunteers 12 and older for Turk’s Trail in Summit County
    Volunteers for Outdoor Colorado (VOC), celebrating their 30th year as one of Colorado’s Statewide Volunteer Organizations, with the Town of Breckenridge and Summit Counties Government officials, will be helping volunteers complete Turk&rsquo...
  • LinkedIn for Volunteers
    Find volunteer opportunities that play to your skills (via LinkedIn)
    I've always said that doing volunteer work can be a great way to get some additional skills or some experience in an industry that you might not be experienced with - or are interested in getting some hands-on working experience with a...
  • Toronto Island Canoe Course
    Pan American Games recruits volunteer talent worldwide with certificate program
    The team organizing the 2015 Pan American Games in Toronto is sprinting ahead with an ambitious schedule of test events and recruiting activities. Soon all fans will be able to participate in a momentum building “One Year Countdown”...
  • Fire Ball Ingulfs Garage
    Firefighters battle raging Garage Fire
    On the evening of Wednesday June 11 2014 the Setauket Fire Department was alerted via Suffolk County 911 center for a reported garage fire within a residence. The location given was 8 Flagpole Lane. Setauket received the 911 call at approximately...
  • Memorial Day Flowers Foundation
    Volunteers to honor America's fallen soldiers
    Volunteers throughout the nation are joining together for the fourth year this Memorial Day to honor the nation's fallen heroes by placing roses on graves at Arlington National Cemetery and cemeteries around the country. The Memorial Day...