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Sign up now for Spring Day of Caring

March 31, 2008


Agency: Roger Hill Volunteer Center

Contact: 865-5030

The Roger Hill Volunteer Center will have its Spring Day of Caring on Saturday, May 3, to organize co-workers, friends and family into the act of volunteering.

Groups will be matched to a project that is just right for everyone to help our community's residents in need and nonprofit organizations that serve them. Registration forms can be downloaded at

For more information, contact Tracie Massey or Rachael Perry at 865-5030.

Immediate needs

¢ Brandon Woods Retirement Community needs volunteers Tuesday and Thursday afternoons for bingo assistance. There is also a need for musicians to provide entertainment and music therapy. Contact Michele Dillon at 838-8000, ext. 22104, for more information.

¢ The Lawrence Walk MS needs volunteers to help with rest stops, registration, decorations, door prizes and T-shirt distribution. Volunteers should arrive at Liberty Hall by 8:15 a.m. on Saturday, April 12. Registration begins at 9 a.m., and the walk begins at 10 a.m. Contact Jenny Oxandale at or (785) 272-5292, then press 2. To participate, register at

¢ Mother to Mother of Douglas County is looking for volunteers to help with the annual Tribute to Mothers fundraiser to distribute order forms at their churches and organizations in April. Tribute to Mothers is a full-page advertisement that appears on Mother's Day in the Lawrence Journal-World and allows individuals to list special women in their lives for $10 per name. For more information, contact the Mother to Mother office at 841-0838.

¢ Douglas County Visiting Nurses, Rehabilitation and Hospice Care is looking for volunteers to assist with its 3D program - Dining, Dancing and Donating on Saturday, April 19. Volunteers can set up from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., or clear tables, assist at the bar, set out desserts or clean up from 6 p.m. to 11 p.m. Contact Tracie Massey at 865-5030 or to volunteer.

- 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 (785) 865-5030 or Opportunities are also online at


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