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Archive for Monday, April 10, 2006

Volunteers sought for special needs class

April 10, 2006

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Event: Visions for Tomorrow

Contact: Charlotte Pessoni, 830-1778

Volunteers are needed to assist with children's programming for the Visions for Tomorrow class. The children's group may include children with a variety of special needs, including ADD/ADHD, autism, Tourette's syndrome and depressive, eating or anxiety disorders. Volunteers with interest or experience working with children with special needs and students in related areas of study are welcome. Volunteers must be willing to assist from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. each Thursday from June 8 to July 27. For more information, contact Pessoni by e-mail at cpessoni@bertnash.org or by phone at 830-1778.

Immediate volunteer needs

¢ Headquarters Counseling Center seeks volunteers to distribute fliers Wednesday for the 2006 Life Support Rally for Headquarters Counseling Center on April 22. Volunteers must have an automobile and valid driver's license. Individuals and groups are welcome. Volunteers should pick up fliers from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. at Headquarters, 211 E. Eighth St. For more information, contact Tami Clark, volunteer coordinator, by e-mail at hqvc@lawrence.ks.us or by phone at 841-9900.

¢ Lawrence Memorial Hospital seeks energetic volunteers with an interest in customer service. Volunteers are asked to make a three- to six-month commitment for three to four hours once a week to provide service to patients, visitors, fellow volunteers and staff members. Currently, volunteers are needed for the LMH South mammogram area waiting room. Volunteer shifts are available from 8 a.m. to noon Tuesday through Friday. For more information, call volunteer services from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday at 840-3141 or e-mail Allyson.Leland@LMH.org.

¢ The Ballard Center is looking for a volunteer substitute driver to help with pickup and distribution of food through the commodities program that serves low-income community members. The volunteer must have a valid driver's license and carry insurance, and have the ability to lift and carry boxes. Training will be provided. For more information, contact Paul Hunt at 842-0729.

¢ The Lawrence Meals on Wheels program seeks volunteer drivers to assist with meal delivery for a recently established delivery route. Driver positions are available each day of the week. Route delivery takes approximately 45 minutes. For more information, call Kim Culliss at 979-1440.

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