Volunteer

From left are Faye Mize, Carmen Dixon and Phyllis Webb. Photo provided.
For the first time in nearly 15 years, Johnson County has a Master Gardener graduate.  Carmen Dixon completed the 11-week training and will be completing volunteer hours over the next year.   Part of her volunteering will include submitting articles to local papers, giving presentations to groups...
The American Red Cross encourages eligible donors to give blood during the observance of National Volunteer Month during April.  By giving blood, the American Red Cross said that donors make a profound difference in the lives of patients. Volunteer donors are the only source of blood products for...
Do you enjoy recording weather conditions in your own backyard?  Do you like to keep track of how much rain or snow fell at your location?  If so, the National Weather Service office in Paducah says that you might want to consider joining the CoCoRaHS network. In a notice which was posted on its...
Illinoisans donated millions of dollars to charity in 2016, while also contributing millions of hours of service with a value of more than $7 billion.  The Serve Illinois Commission on Volunteerism and Community Service (Serve Illinois) hopes to top the numbers which were recorded in 2016 and is...
CARBONDALE, Ill. –  Would Alex, Katie or Jacob be the first to ride a horse across the arena and throw a couple of balls into the assigned brightly colored buckets? It was an intense but fun competition. Jacob smiled and pumped his fist in jubilation as he won the first round.  Undeterred, Alex and...
Upward Basketball at Mighty Rivers in Cairo is gearing up for its 18th season.   Four registrations were held during the last month. Organizers reported that 125 basketball players and 39 cheerleaders have been sized for uniforms and completed their skill drill sets.   The kids are excited to start...
The Friends of Crab Orchard Refuge and the Crab Orchard Refuge staff will be hosting a Volunteer Recruitment Day for their new Pollinator Habitat Restoration Project.  On Saturday, Oct. 15, the Friends of Crab Orchard Refuge will be presenting a program on native pollinators and how to establish a...

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