Posts Tagged ‘ volunteers ’

Volunteers needed to bring hope to incarcerated teens

January 20, 2016
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Straight Ahead Ministries, a Christian non-profit group, is looking for more men and women of faith whom might be interested in a volunteer effort for weekly Bible studies and prayer groups within teen detention and residential living centers in Connecticut. The group visits teens in nearby centers such as Manson Youth Institution in Cheshire and…

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Volunteer opportunities available at HOCC

October 12, 2015
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Hospital of Central CT

The Hospital of Central Connecticut New Britain General campus has several openings for hospital volunteers. Volunteers provide invaluable assistance and support to all areas of the hospital. There is opportunity for volunteers to provide assistance at many newly renovated reception areas including the operating room waiting area, ambulatory services, Family BirthPlace, cardiology, and Delphi Orthopedic…

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The Orchards seeks bingo volunteers

October 11, 2015
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The Orchards at Southington
34 Hobart St., Southington, CT 06489
(860) 628-5656

Bingo volunteers are needed at The Orchards at Southington for 1 to 1.5 hour sessions during the day and/or evening. Individuals do not need to commit to all sessions. The Orchards at Southington, an independent and assisted living community, is located at 34 Hobart St. For more information, contact Michele Korby-Gale, activity director, at (860)…

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Apple Harvest volunteers are still needed

September 18, 2015
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Volunteers are still needed for Apple Harvest Festival volunteers. Sign up on-line at www.Southington.org. Click on the Apple Harvest icon, go to the Green Box “Click to view Volunteer Opportun-ities,” and select your day and timeslot. Volunteers are needed for beverage, finance, carnival, t-shirt booth, inflatables, information, and parade route chaperones. Volunteers are still needed…

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Meet the 2015 Apple Harvest Committee: Michelle White is the woman behind the volunteers

August 27, 2015
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Michelle White will be helping this year’s volunteers as the Apple Harvest Festival Volunteer Chair.

By JOHN GORALSKI EDITOR The Apple Harvest Festival is almost here, and officials are working hard to prepare for opening day. The 2015 event runs from Friday, Oct. 2-Sunday, Oct. 4 and Friday, Oct. 9 to Sunday, Oct. 11, and it will include everything that visitors have come to expect from a parade and road race…

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Letter: YMCA celebrates National Volunteer Week

April 18, 2015
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To the editor: In celebration of National Volunteer Week (April 12-April 18), we’d like to thank all of the countless number of volunteers that help to make Southington so special. Time after time, when our community is called to action, there is never a hesitation to serve. We would like to give a special ‘shout…

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Volunteer tutors help to improve literacy in the state

December 7, 2013
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By Lisa Capobianco Staff Writer Dennis Kies of Southington knew he wanted to make a difference when he became a tutor for The Literacy Volunteers of Central Connecticut (LVCC), which provides one-on-one English literacy tutoring to hundreds of adults each year. As a literacy tutor, Kies meets with a mother who struggles to communicate with…

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New website helps Southington Serve

April 13, 2013
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By Ed HarrisEditor   Southington Town Wide Effort to Promote Success (STEPS) has developed a new website to help people, especially the youth in town, to find community service opportunities. Preparation for Southington Serves began in December, with the help of the STEPS Youth Council. The site went live last month and can be found…

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Draft report: SFD needs to better utilize its volunteers

March 31, 2013
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By Ed Harris Editor A draft report of a review of the town’s fire services found the Southington Fire Department capable, but identified a need for the better use of volunteers in various administrative and operational components and as a way to minimize overtime. The report, undertaken by the International City/County Management Association (ICMA), was…

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