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Archive for Monday, June 2, 2008

Salvation Army seeking music festival volunteers

June 2, 2008

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Agency: The Salvation Army

Contact: 843-4188, ext. 102

The Salvation Army is in need of volunteers to work four-hour shifts Thursday through Monday at the Wakarusa Music and Camping Festival to raise money for the ongoing work of the Lawrence Salvation Army.

Volunteers must be at least 16 and are needed to replenish paper towels and toilet paper around the festival and to serve as cashiers for showers.

Contact Aaron Smith at 843-4188 ext. 102 or aaron_smith@usc.salvationarmy.org.

Immediate needs

¢ Watkins Community Museum of History is looking for docents to give guided tours of the upcoming Smithsonian traveling exhibit, "New Harmonies: Celebrating American Roots Music," from June 27 to August 10.

Docents must attend a session from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. June 12 at the museum.

For more information, contact Helen Krische at 841-4109 or helenk@watkinsmuseum.org.

¢ Douglas County Visiting Nurses, Rehabilitation and Hospice Care seeks volunteers with hairdressing experience to cut hospice patients' hair.

Contact Steve Satterfield at 843-3738.

¢ The Muscular Dystrophy Association's annual summer camp program is searching for males age 17 and older to be camp volunteers Saturday through June 14. The camp is at the Tall Oaks Conference Center in Linwood, and applicants must be able to pass a criminal background check and be physically able to lift and care for a child with a neuromuscular disease.

Volunteer responsibilities include making sure that the camper has a great week while providing physical assistance with dressing, bathing and physical activities.

Activities include swimming, fishing, horseback riding, archery, zip line, arts and crafts, and dances.

Contact Angela Hills at 913-451-3230 or ahills@mdausa.org.

- For more volunteer opportunities, contact Tracie Massey or Rachael Perry at the Roger Hill Volunteer Center, a service of the United Way of Douglas County, at 865-5030 or volunteer@rhvc.org. Opportunities are also online at www.rhvc.org.

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