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Prince William County Office of Elections needs volunteers for Nov. 8 Presidential Election

·         Good morning Prince William – The Retired and Senior Volunteer Program –RSVP  has an urgent need for volunteers age 55+ to drive veterans to their doctors’ appointments. It’s so easy and doesn’t take much time out of your day.  Benefits also include additional insurance, a mileage stipend, recognition events but most importantly helping us with a growing community need as we try to branch out to help dialysis patients.   Please email Jan at: jhawkins@volunteerprincewilliam.org to learn more. 

·         Prince William Area Free Clinic needs lots of volunteers for both administrative and medical duties. Eligibility volunteers are needed Monday and Tuesday afternoon and all day Thursday.  Data entry volunteers are needed early evenings on Monday, Wednesday and Thursday. There are also a number of medical volunteers needed including a Pharmacist or Pharmacy Resident on Tuesdayafternoon or helping with medication pick-ups on Wednesday afternoon and Thursday mornings.  The clinic continues to need RN’s and LPN’s as well as local partners to assist with Physical Therapy and Podiatry patients.  Come be part of the awesome team.  Please email Caitlin at:Caitlin.denney@pwafc.org for more info.

·         Prince William County Office of Elections needs Election Officers for the upcoming 2016 Presidential Election On November 8th.  This is a stipend service day. You need to report by 5am and work until to closing to assure voters a positive experience.  You must be a registered voter and attend two training sessions.  Please apply online at: pwcgov.org/workatpolls. Sounds like a fun day and receive $125 mad money just in time for your holiday shopping.

·         Catholic Charities- Hogar Immigrant Services is urgently seeking teachers for the English classes in Manassas, Woodbridge and Dale City.  These classes are held MondayThursday but volunteers are only asked to teach once a week.  Training is provided and you do not need to know any other language.  Please call Cynthia at (571) 208-1572 ext. 103 to learn more.

·         Habitat for Humanity has lots of volunteer opportunities. Please visit the volunteer calendar for all the specifics at: www.habitatpwc.org.  They especially need lunch donors to bring lunch to the other volunteers.  It’s easy- just make some sandwiches, a bag of chips, few cookies and a drink to make their day.

·         StreetLight Ministries in Woodbridge offers a number of services to homebound seniors and other fragile clients.  Volunteers are needed to provide transportation to doctor’s appointments, grocery shopping and other simple chores. Please email Rev. Powers rpowers@streetlightcom.org to learn the many ways you can help another in the greater Woodbridge community.

·         The PW Soil & Water Conservation District is looking for volunteers to help with the E.coli study of Quantico Creek. Veronica tells me it’s not rocket science but fun science just the same!  Please email her at: waterquality@pwswcd.org to learn more.

·         The PW Conservation Alliance is sprucing-up of the K9 Gunner Dog Park on:  August 6th from9:30am-12pm. The address is 13000 Minnieville Rd., Woodbridge 22192. Wear long pants, sturdy shoes, and a hat to keep off the sun!

·         Historic Manassas is gearing up for the Bands, Brews, and BBQ festival on September 10th. They need 60 people to poor beer from noon to 6pm. There will be two shifts for pourers and over 50 craft beers and siders for sampling! Contact Erin at: erin@historicmanassasinc.org.

·         Mark your calendar for Saturday September 16th for the 19th Annual Evening under the Stars to benefit CASA’s advocacy for over 500 abused children.  It’s the place to be with all your friends and for a great cause. Please visit their website at: casacis.org for more info and tickets.

·         Walk to end Alzheimer’s is coming up on October 15 in Manassas at the Harris Pavilion – visit their web site for details on walking and volunteering! Volunteers are especially needed for event set-up, advocacy, finish line brigade and route monitoring.  This promises to be a super fun day. www.alzheimersassociationnca.volunteerlocal.com.

·         If you are looking for other opportunities, please don’t forget to call my wonderful team at Volunteer Prince William.  Jan can help you with the Retired and Senior Volunteer (RSVP) opportunities at (703) 369-5292 ext. 1, Shelley can help with any individual or group project and send you weekly updates if you’d like.  Shelley is at (703) 369-5292 ext. 0, and Bonnie can help you with opportunities available in Disaster Preparedness at (703) 369-5292 ext. 3.  Please visit our newly re-vamped website atwww.volunteerprincewilliam.org.  Thanks so much for all you do in our community. 

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Soil & Water Conservation District seeks volunteers for E.coli study of Quantico Creek

A list of volunteer opportunities in our community

Good morning Prince William – Embrace Treatment Foster Care has an urgent need for new foster families. This is an opportunity to make a significant impact on a child with your loving home. Come hear how to make this huge difference in a child’s life at their next information session on Tuesday, July 26th at 6:30 pm at the Chinn Park Library. Tons of training and support given to all families. Please call Gretchen at (540) 613-5120 to learn more.

· The 9th Annual ADA Celebration is Saturday, July 23rd at the Harris Pavilion in Old Town Manassas. The event runs 10am-2pm with lots of fun, activities, food, and live music to celebrate!

· Chapel of His Glory provides legal, social services, financial management workshops and fun family gatherings to families in the Manassas community. Volunteers are needed on Saturday, July 23rd at 10 am with their Immigration Assistance Clinic. Come and join their team in Georgetown South Community! Please email Mr. Herbert at: treasuredglory@gmail.com for more info.

· Catholic Charities- Hogar Immigrant Services is urgently seeking teachers for the English classes in Manassas, Woodbridge, and Dale City. These classes are held Monday-Thursday, but volunteers are only asked to teach once a week. Training is provided, and you do not need to know any other language. Please call Cynthia at (571) 208-1572 ext. 103 to learn more.

· Habitat for Humanity has lots of volunteer opportunities. Please visit the volunteer calendar for all the specifics at: www.habitatpwc.org. They especially need lunch donors to bring lunch to the other volunteers. It’s easy- just make some sandwiches, a bag of chips, few cookies and a drink to make their day.

· Mark your calendar for Saturday, September 16th for the 19th Annual Evening under the Stars to benefit CASA’s advocacy for over 500 abused children. It’s the place to be with all your friends and for a great cause. Please visit their website at: casacis.org for more info and tickets.

· StreetLight Ministries in Woodbridge offers some services to homebound seniors and other fragile clients. Volunteers are needed to provide transportation to doctor’s appointments, grocery shopping, and other simple chores. Please email Rev. Powers rpowers@streetlightcom.org to learn the many ways you can help another in the greater Woodbridge community.

· The Retired and Senior Volunteer Program –RSVP welcomes Jan Hawkins as our new program director. She can be reached at: jhawkins@volunteerprincewilliam.org or rsvp@volunteerprincewilliam.org. She has lots of new and fun volunteer opportunities in the community. Cheers to senior power!

· The American Red Cross needs volunteers on Saturday, July 23rd from 8am-12noon for their Home Fire Preparedness Campaign. This event educates the community on fire safety and installs smoke alarms where needed. Registration is at 8 am, training at 8:30 am and out the door in teams in the Irongate community from 9am-12 noon. The event starts at the Tabernacle Baptist Church in Manassas. Please register online at: volunteerconnection.redcross.org/?nd=form_5867 or call Erwin at (571) 293-1771 to join the fun.

· The PW Soil & Water Conservation District is looking for volunteers to help with the E.coli study of Quantico Creek. Veronica tells me it’s not rocket science but fun science just the same! Please email her at: waterquality@pwswcd.org to learn more.

· The PW Conservation Alliance is sprucing-up of the K9 Gunner Dog Park on: August 6th from 9:30am-12pm. The address is 13000 Minnieville Rd., Woodbridge 22192. Wear long pants, sturdy shoes, and a hat to keep off the sun!

· Historic Manassas is gearing up for the Bands, Brews, and BBQ festival on September 10th. They need 60 people to poor beer from noon to 6 pm. There will be two shifts for pourers and over 50 craft beers and ciders for sampling! Contact Erin at: erin@historicmanassasinc.org.

· Walk to end Alzheimer’s is coming up on October 15 in Manassas at the Harris Pavilion – visit their website for details on walking and volunteering! www.alzheimersassociationnca.volunteerlocal.com.

· If you are looking for other opportunities, please don’t forget to call my wonderful team at Volunteer Prince William. Jan can help you with the Retired and Senior Volunteer (RSVP) opportunities at (703) 369-5292 ext. 1, Shelley can help with any individual or group project and send you weekly updates if you’d like. Shelley is at (703) 369-5292 ext. 0, and Bonnie can help you with opportunities available in Disaster Preparedness at (703) 369-5292 ext. 3. Please visit our newly re-vamped website at www.volunteerprincewilliam.org. Thanks so much for all you do in our community.

Call to Action is a column written by Volunteer Prince William Director Mary Foley.

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Homebound seniors need transportation to doctors appointments

· Good morning Prince William – StreetLight Ministries in Woodbridge offers a number of services to homebound seniors and other fragile clients. Volunteers are needed to provide transportation to doctor’s appointments, grocery shopping and other simple chores. Please email Rev. Powers rpowers@streetlightcom.org to learn the many ways you can help another in the greater Woodbridge community.

· The Retired and Senior Volunteer Program –RSVP welcomes Jan Hawkins as our new program director. She can be reached at: jhawkins@volunteerprincewilliam.org or rsvp@volunteerprincewilliam.org. She has lots of new and fun volunteer opportunities in the community. Cheers to senior power!

· Embrace Treatment Foster Care has an urgent need for new foster families. This is an opportunity to make a significant impact on a child with your loving home. Training and support given to all families. Please call Gretchen at (540) 613-5120 to learn more.

· The American Red Cross needs volunteers on Saturday July 23rd from 8am-12noon for their Home Fire Preparedness Campaign. This event educates the community on fire safety and installs smoke alarms where needed. Registration is at 8am, training at 8:30am and out the door in teams in the Irongate community from 9am-12 noon. The event starts at the Tabernacle Baptist Church in Manassas. Please register online at: volunteerconnection.redcross.org/?nd=form_5867 or call Erwin at (571) 293-1771 to join the fun.

· The PW Soil & Water Conservation District is looking for volunteers to help with the E.coli study of Quantico Creek. Veronica tells me it’s not rocket science but fun science just the same! Please email her at: waterquality@pwswcd.org to learn more.

· The PW Conservation Alliance will also conduct a spruce-up of the K9 Gunner Dog Park on the following days: July 17 from 2pm-4pm; August 6th from 9:30am-12pm. The address is 13000 Minnieville Rd., Woodbridge 22192. Wear long pants, sturdy shoes, and a hat to keep off the sun!

· Lake Ridge Fellowship House senior living needs a volunteer who speaks Korean to help interpret for one gentleman in particular but they also have several other residents with limited English skills. This gentleman needs help with a hearing test soon. Come share your special gift. Please call Kathleen at (703) 494-4455 for more info.

· Prince William Area Free Clinic needs 1-2 registered nurse volunteers to work a few mornings a month at their clinic. Specific duties include case management and running the clinic. Another fabulous opportunity to share your expertise with those most vulnerable. Please email Caitlin at: Caitlin.denney@pwafc.org for more info.

· Historic Manassas is gearing up for the Bands, Brews, and BBQ festival on September 10th. They need 60 people to poor beer from noon to 6pm. There will be two shifts for pourers and over 50 craft beers and siders for sampling! Contact Erin at: erin@historicmanassasinc.org.

· Chapel of His Glory provides legal, social services, financial management workshops and fun family gatherings to families in the Manassas community. They are looking for volunteers with legal skills, translators to a host of languages, admin support, events and children minders. Come join their team in Georgetown South Community! Please email Mr. Herbert at: treasuredglory@gmail.com for more info.

· Catholic Charities- Hogar Immigrant Services is urgently seeking teachers for the English classes in Manassas. These classes are held Monday-Thursday but volunteers are only asked to teach once a week. Training is provided and you do not need to know any other language. Please call Cynthia at (571) 208-1572 ext. 103 to learn more.

· Helping Neighbors Outreach Center in Dale City needs volunteers to help in the office on Thursdays from 9:30-3:30. Duties include answering the phone, mailings and other admin duties. Please call Pastor Edmonds at (703) 964-7725 for more info.

· The Community Health Network at the Manassas Park Community Center needs volunteers on Tuesdays from 8am-12noon. Duties include assisting patients with medical forms, assisting with tracking information on electronic software and other admin jobs. Great training is provided by the VA Dept. of Health. Please call Valda at (703) 792-6755 to learn more.

· Habitat for Humanity has started the new home makeover on Central Park Drive. Lots of volunteer opportunities on this home. Please visit the volunteer calendar for all the specifics at: www.habitatpwc.org for all the specifics. They especially need lunch donors to bring lunch to the other volunteers. It’s easy- just make some sandwiches, a bag of chips, few cookies and a drink to make their day.

· Walk to end Alzheimer’s is coming up on October 15 in Manassas at the Harris Pavilion – visit their web site for details on walking and volunteering! www.alzheimersassociationnca.volunteerlocal.com.

· If you are looking for other opportunities, please don’t forget to call my wonderful team at Volunteer Prince William. Jan can help you with the Retired and Senior Volunteer (RSVP) opportunities at (703) 369-5292 ext. 1, Shelley can help with any individual or group project and send you weekly updates if you’d like. Shelley is at (703) 369-5292 ext. 0, and Bonnie can help you with opportunities available in Disaster Preparedness at (703) 369-5292 ext. 3. Please visit our newly re-vamped website at www.volunteerprincewilliam.org. Thanks so much for all you do in our community.

Call to Action is a column written by Volunteer Prince William Director Mary Foley.

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Prince William Area Free Clinic needs 1-2 registered nurse volunteers

· Good morning Prince William – You hear it in the news almost every day, Identity Theft! Don’t become a victim; join Virginia Cooperative Extension (VCE) on Wednesday, July 13 from 7 to 9 pm at the Sudley North Government Center’s Jean McCoy Conference Room and learn how to protect yourself. Call 703-792-6287 or email SmartMoney@pwcgov.org to register.

· Mark your calendars for the next Community Forum on Wednesday July 6th – 7pm at the Old Manassas Courthouse titled: The Rural Crescent: Fact or Fiction? This event is sponsored by The PW Conservation Alliance. All are Welcome. You can call (703) 490-5200 for additional info.

· The PW Conservation Alliance will also conduct a spruce-up of the K9 Gunner Dog Park on the following days: July 9 from 10am-12pm; July 17 from 2pm-4pm; August 6th from 9:30am-12pm. The address is 13000 Minnieville Rd., Woodbridge 22192. Wear long pants, sturdy shoes, and a hat to keep off the sun!

· Independence Empowerment Center looks forward to its 9th ADA Celebration at the Harris Pavilion from 10am-2pm on July 23rd. Please plan to join them for live music, food, and children’s’ games. They will announce the winner of the 2016 design contest for this year’s t-shirt.

· Lake Ridge Fellowship House senior living needs a volunteer who speaks Korean to help interpret for one gentleman in particular but they also have several other residents with limited English skills. This gentleman needs help with a hearing test soon. Come share your special gift. Please call Kathleen at (703) 494-4455 for more info.

· Prince William Area Free Clinic needs 1-2 registered nurse volunteers to work a few mornings a month at their clinic. Specific duties include case management and running the clinic. Another fabulous opportunity to share your expertise with those most vulnerable. Please email Caitlin at: Caitlin.denney@pwafc.org for more info.

· Historic Manassas is gearing up for the Bands, Brews, and BBQ festival on September 10th. They need 60 people to poor beer from noon to 6pm. There will be two shifts for pourers and over 50 craft beers and siders for sampling! Contact Erin at: erin@historicmanassasinc.org.

· Chapel of His Glory provides legal, social services, financial management workshops and fun family gatherings to families in the Manassas community. They are looking for volunteers with legal skills, translators to a host of languages, admin support, events and children minders. Come join their team in Georgetown South Community! Please email Mr. Herbert at: treasuredglory@gmail.com for more info.

· Brain Injury Services is looking for a Frank Sinatra fan to visit with a wonderful young woman with a brain injury. She lives in Centreville and would like a visitor once or twice a month for six months. She has a keen interest in Frank Sinatra! Please call Michelle at (703) 451-8881 ext. 232 to learn more.

· Catholic Charities- Hogar Immigrant Services is urgently seeking teachers for the English classes in Manassas. These classes are held Monday-Thursday but volunteers are only asked to teach once a week. Training is provided and you do not need to know any other language. Please call Cynthia at (571) 208-1572 ext. 103 to learn more.

· Helping Neighbors Outreach Center in Dale City needs volunteers to help in the office on Thursdays from 9:30-3:30. Duties include answering the phone, mailings and other admin duties. Please call Pastor Edmonds at (703) 964-7725 for more info.

· The Community Health Network at the Manassas Park Community Center needs volunteers on Tuesdays from 8am-12noon. Duties include assisting patients with medical forms, assisting with tracking information on electronic software and other admin jobs. Great training is provided by the VA Dept. of Health. Please call Valda at (703) 792-6755 to learn more.

· Habitat for Humanity has started the new home makeover on Central Park Drive. Lots of volunteer opportunities on this home. Please visit the volunteer calendar for all the specifics at: www.habitatpwc.org for all the specifics. They especially need lunch donors to bring lunch to the other volunteers. It’s easy- just make some sandwiches, a bag of chips, few cookies and a drink to make their day.

· Walk to end Alzheimer’s is coming up on October 15 in Manassas at the Harris Pavilion – visit their web site for details on walking and volunteering! www.alzheimersassociationnca.volunteerlocal.com.

· The Retired and Senior Volunteer Program –RSVP has a new email address- it is: rsvp@volunteerprincewilliam.org

· If you are looking for other opportunities, please don’t forget to call my wonderful team at Volunteer Prince William. Mary can help you with the Retired and Senior Volunteer (RSVP) opportunities at (703) 369-5292 ext. 1, Shelley can help with any individual or group project and send you weekly updates if you’d like. Shelley is at (703) 369-5292 ext. 0, and Bonnie can help you with opportunities available in Disaster Preparedness at (703) 369-5292 ext. 3.

Please visit our newly re-vamped website at www.volunteerprincewilliam.org. Thanks so much for all you do in our community.

Call to Action is a column written by Volunteer Prince William Director Mary Foley.

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Lake Ridge Fellowship House senior living needs a volunteer who speaks Korean

Good morning Prince William – Lake Ridge Fellowship House senior living needs a volunteer who speaks Korean to help interpret for one gentleman in particular but they also have several other residents with limited English skills. This gentleman needs help with a hearing test soon. Come share your special gift. Please call Kathleen at (703) 494-4455 for more info.

· Prince William Area Free Clinic needs 1-2 registered nurse volunteers to work a few mornings a month at their clinic. Specific duties include case management and running the clinic. Another fabulous opportunity to share your expertise with those most vulnerable. Please email Caitlin at: Caitlin.denney@pwafc.org for more info.

· Historic Manassas is gearing up for the Bands, Brews, and BBQ festival on September 10th. They need 60 people to poor beer from noon to 6pm. There will be two shifts for pourers and over 50 craft beers and siders for sampling! Contact Erin at: erin@historicmanassasinc.org.

· Chapel of His Glory provides legal, social services, financial management workshops and fun family gatherings to families in the Manassas community. They are looking for volunteers with legal skills, translators to a host of languages, admin support, events and children minders. Come join their team in Georgetown South Community! Please email Mr. Herbert at: treasuredglory@gmail.com for more info.

· Brain Injury Services is looking for a Frank Sinatra fan to visit with a wonderful young woman with a brain injury. She lives in Centreville and would like a visitor once or twice a month for six months. She has a keen interest in Frank Sinatra! Please call Michelle at (703) 451-8881 ext. 232 to learn more.

· Catholic Charities- Hogar Immigrant Services is urgently seeking teachers for the English classes in Manassas. These classes are held Monday-Thursday but volunteers are only asked to teach once a week. Training is provided and you do not need to know any other language. Please call Cynthia at (571) 208-1572 ext. 103 to learn more.

· Helping Neighbors Outreach Center in Dale City needs volunteers to help in the office on Thursdays from 9:30-3:30. Duties include answering the phone, mailings and other admin duties. Please call Pastor Edmonds at (703) 964-7725 for more info.

· The Community Health Network at the Manassas Park Community Center needs volunteers on Tuesdays from 8am-12noon. Duties include assisting patients with medical forms, assisting with tracking information on electronic software and other admin jobs. Great training is provided by the VA Dept. of Health. Please call Valda at (703) 792-6755 to learn more.

· Mark your calendars for the next Community Forum on Wednesday July 6th – 7pm at the Old Manassas Courthouse titled: The Rural Crescent: Fact or Fiction? This event is sponsored by The PW Conservation Alliance. All are Welcome. You can call (703) 490-5200 for additional info.

· The PW Conservation Alliance will also conduct a spruce-up of the K9 Gunner Dog Park on the following days: July 9 from 10am-12pm; July 17 from 2pm-4pm; August 6th from 9:30am-12pm. The address is 13000 Minnieville Rd., Woodbridge 22192. Wear long pants, sturdy shoes, and a hat to keep off the sun!

· Independence Empowerment Center looks forward to its 9th ADA Celebration at the Harris Pavilion from 10am-2pm on July 23rd. Please plan to join them for live music, food, and children’s’ games. They will announce the winner of the 2016 design contest for this year’s t-shirt.

· Habitat for Humanity has started the new home makeover on Central Park Drive. Lots of volunteer opportunities on this home. Please visit the volunteer calendar for all the specifics at: www.habitatpwc.org for all the specifics. They especially need lunch donors to bring lunch to the other volunteers. It’s easy- just make some sandwiches, a bag of chips, few cookies and a drink to make their day.

· The Retired and Senior Volunteer Program –RSVP has a new email address- it is: rsvp@volunteerprincewilliam.org

· If you are looking for other opportunities, please don’t forget to call my wonderful team at Volunteer Prince William. Mary can help you with the Retired and Senior Volunteer (RSVP) opportunities at (703) 369-5292 ext. 1, Shelley can help with any individual or group project and send you weekly updates if you’d like. Shelley is at (703) 369-5292 ext. 0, and Bonnie can help you with opportunities available in Disaster Preparedness at (703) 369-5292 ext. 3.

Please visit our newly re-vamped website at volunteerprincewilliam.org. Thanks so much for all you do in our community.

Call to Action is a column written by Volunteer Prince William Director Mary Foley.

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Frank Sinatra fan to visit with young woman with a brain injury

Good morning – Brain Injury Services is looking for a Frank Sinatra fan to visit with a wonderful young woman with a brain injury. She lives in Centreville and would like a visitor once or twice a month for six months. She has a keen interest in Frank Sinatra! Please call Michelle at (703) 451-8881 ext. 232 to learn more.

· The Virginia Cooperative Extension is sponsoring To Your Credit! Understanding your credit Report on Tuesday, June 28th at the Sudley North government Center. You will learn how to read your credit report, how to build and repair your credit history, guard against identity theft, and how to correct errors on your credit report, among other topics. To register, please call (703) 792-6287 or email them at: smartmoney@pwcgov.org.

· The Prince William Area Free Clinic is seeking 1-2 registered nurses to volunteer as their INR Clinic coordinators. PWAFC runs an INR clinic four times a month for a few hours in the morning. Currently, they need volunteer RNs who would be interested in running the clinic and case management some or all of the days. Contact Caitlin at: Caitlin.Denny@pwafc.org.

· Catholic Charities- Hogar Immigrant Services is urgently seeking teachers for the English classes in Manassas. These classes are held Monday-Thursday but volunteers are only asked to teach once a week. Training is provided and you do not need to know any other language. Please call Cynthia at (571) 208-1572 ext. 103 to learn more.

· Helping Neighbors Outreach Center in Dale City needs volunteers to help in the office on Thursdays from 9:30-3:30. Duties include answering the phone, mailings and other admin duties. Please call Pastor Edmonds at (703) 964-7725 for more info.

· SERVE needs volunteer groups to provide weekday activities with the shelter kids when school is out. Come play games, do crafts, read stories and other fun stuff. Teens must be at least 16yrs old. Sounds like super fun way to offer safe fun to neat kids. Please email Jan at: jhawkins@nvfs.org for more info.

· The Community Health Network at the Manassas Park Community Center needs volunteers on Tuesdays from 8am-12noon. Duties include assisting patients with medical forms, assisting with tracking information on electronic software and other admin jobs. Great training is provided by the VA Dept. of Health. Please call Valda at (703) 792-6755 to learn more.

· Mark your calendars for the next Community Forum on Wednesday July 6th – 7pm at the Old Manassas Courthouse titled: The Rural Crescent: Fact or Fiction? This event is sponsored by The PW Conservation Alliance. All are Welcome. You can call (703) 490-5200 for additional info.

· The PW Conservation Alliance will also conduct a spruce-up of the K9 Gunner Dog Park on the following days: July 9 from 10am-12pm; July 17 from 2pm-4pm; August 6th from 9:30am-12pm. The address is 13000 Minnieville Rd., Woodbridge 22192. Wear long pants, sturdy shoes, and a hat to keep off the sun!

· Independence Empowerment Center looks forward to its 9th ADA Celebration at the Harris Pavilion from 10am-2pm on July 23rd. Please plan to join them for live music, food, and childrens’ games. They will announce the winner of the 2016 design contest for this year’s t-shirt.

· Habitat for Humanity has started the new home makeover on Central Park Drive. Lots of volunteer opportunities on this home. Please visit the volunteer calendar for all the specifics at: www.habitatpwc.org for all the specifics. They especially need lunch donors to bring lunch to the other volunteers. It’s easy- just make some sandwiches, a bag of chips, few cookies and a drink to make their day.

· Historic Manassas is gearing up for the Bands, Brews, and BBQ festival on September 10th. They need 60 people to poor beer from noon to 6pm. There will be two shifts for pourers and over 50 craft beers and siders for sampling! Contact Erin at: erin@historicmanassasinc.org.
· The Retired and Senior Volunteer Program –RSVP has a new email address- it is: rsvp@volunteerprincewilliam.org

· If you are looking for other opportunities, please don’t forget to call my wonderful team at Volunteer Prince William. Mary can help you with the Retired and Senior Volunteer (RSVP) opportunities at (703) 369-5292 ext. 1, Shelley can help with any individual or group project and send you weekly updates if you’d like. Shelley is at (703) 369-5292 ext. 0, and Bonnie can help you with opportunities available in Disaster Preparedness at (703) 369-5292 ext. 3. Please visit our newly re-vamped website at www.volunteerprincewilliam.org. Thanks so much for all you do in our community.

Call to Action is a column written by Volunteer Prince William Director Mary Foley.

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Call to Action: The Rural Crescent: Fact or Fiction?

 Good morning – Historic Manassas needs volunteers for the 12th Annual Wine & Jazz Festival on June 19th.  This super fun event offers all kinds of volunteer positions throughout the day including- early shift of 11am-3pm or the second shift of 3pm-7pm.  Locations throughout the event at the VIP Tent, will call/wine pick-up, hand out glasses or ID check.  It promises to be a warm sunny day.  Please email Erin at erin@historicmanassasinc.org to learn more.

  • Brain Injury Services needs a bi-lingual Spanish speaker to visit a huge soccer fan in Falls Church.  These very special “Pals” offer a huge impact to an individual with a brain injury.  Come be that special person. Please call Michelle at (703) 451-8881 ext. 232 to learn more.
  • Mark your calendars for the next Community Forum on Wednesday July 6th – 7pm at the Old Manassas Courthouse titled: The Rural Crescent: Fact or Fiction?  This event is sponsored by The PW Conservation Alliance.  All are Welcome.  You can call (703) 490-5200 for additional info.
  • The Virginia Cooperative Extension is having their next Homeownership Seminar on Saturday June 18th, 9am-4pm in Woodbridge.  Come learn about all the aspects of buying a home.  To register, please call (703) 792-6287 or email them at: smartmoney@pwcgov.org.
  • Catholic Charities- Hogar Immigrant Services is urgently seeking teachers for the English classes in Manassas.  These classes are held Monday-Thursday which gives you lots of flexibility to what class works for your schedule.  Training provided and you do not need to know any other language.  Please call Cynthia at (571) 208-1572 ext. 103 to learn more.
  • SERVE needs volunteer groups to provide weekday activities with the shelter kids when school is out.  Come play games, do crafts, read stories and other fun stuff.  Teens must be at least 16yrs old.  Sounds like super fun way to offer safe fun to neat kids.  Please email Jan at: jhawkins@nvfs.org for more info.
  • The Community Health Network at the Manassas Park Community Center needs volunteers on Tuesdays from 8am-12noon.  Duties include assisting patients with medical forms, assisting with tracking information on electronic software and other admin jobs.  Great training is provided by the VA Dept. of Health.  Please call Valda at (703) 792-6755 to learn more.
  • Habitat for Humanity has started the new home makeover on Central Park Drive.  Lots of volunteer opportunities on this home.  Please visit the volunteer calendar for all the specifics at: habitatpwc.org for all the specifics.  They especially need lunch donors to bring lunch to the other volunteers.  It’s easy- just make some sandwiches, a bag of chips, few cookies and a drink to make their day.
  • Helping Neighbors Outreach Center in Dale City needs volunteers to help in the office on Thursdays from 9:30-3:30.  Duties include answering the phone, mailings and other admin duties. Please call Pastor Edmonds at (703) 964-7725 for more info.
  • The Retired and Senior Volunteer Program –RSVP has a new email address- it is:rsvp@volunteerprincewilliam.org
  • If you are looking for other opportunities, please don’t forget to call my wonderful team at Volunteer Prince William.  Mary can help you with the Retired and Senior Volunteer (RSVP) opportunities at (703) 369-5292 ext. 1, Shelley can help with any individual or group project and send you weekly updates if you’d like.  Shelley is at (703) 369-5292 ext. 0, and Bonnie can help you with opportunities available in Disaster Preparedness at (703) 369-5292 ext. 3.  Please visit our newly re-vamped website atwww.volunteerprincewilliam.org.  Thanks so much for all you do in our community. 
Call to Action is a column written by Volunteer Prince William Director Mary Foley.

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Call to Action: Volunteers for 12th Annual Wine & Jazz Festival

 Good morning  – As we approach Flag Day on June 14th the local district Boy Scouts invite you to retire your worn or tattered flag properly with honor at their two Flag Collection Centers.

The scouts man these two centers the second and fourth Saturdays from 9am-1pm. The collection centers are located at both the PWC Landfill and Balls Ford Compost Facility. Huge Cheers to our scouts!

· The Manassas City Police Association invites you to their Free VIN Etching event on Saturday June 11th, 10am-2pm at the Manassas Train Depot. This is a simple process of having the VIN engraved onto the window using a chemical solution which is very effective in deterring auto theft. They will also have Thin Line BBQ for sale as well.

· The Virginia Cooperative Extension is having their next Homeownership Seminar on Saturday June 11th, 9am-4pm. Come learn about all the aspects of buying a home. To register, please call (703) 792-6287 or email them at: smartmoney@pwcgov.org.

· Catholic Charities- Hogar Immigrant Services is urgently seeking teachers for the English classes in Manassas. These classes are held Monday-Thursday which gives you lots of flexibility to what class works for your schedule. Training provided and you do not need to know any other language. Please call Cynthia at (571) 208-1572 ext. 103 to learn more.

· Historic Manassas needs volunteers for the 12th Annual Wine & Jazz Festival on June 19th. This super fun event offers all kinds of volunteer positions throughout the day including- early shift of 11am-3pm or the second shift of 3pm-7pm. Locations throughout the event at the VIP Tent, will call/wine pick-up, hand out glasses or ID check. It promises to be a warm sunny day. Please email Erin at erin@historicmanassasinc.org to learn more.

· PW Soil & Water Conservation District is having their next volunteer certification training for stream monitors in northern Virginia. It’s June 11th at Manassas National Battlefield Park Hdqtr. From 9am-3:30pm. This training is free but you must register with Veronica at: (571) 379-7514. Very cool!

· SERVE needs volunteer groups to provide weekday activities with the shelter kids when school is out. Come play games, do crafts, read stories and other fun stuff. Teens must be at least 16yrs old. Sounds like super fun way to offer safe fun to neat kids. Please email Jan at: jhawkins@nvfs.org for more info.

· The Community Health Network at the Manassas Park Community Center needs volunteers on Tuesdays from 8am-12noon. Duties include assisting patients with medical forms, assisting with tracking information on electronic software and other admin jobs. Great training is provided by the VA Dept. of Health. Please call Valda at (703) 792-6755 to learn more.

· Habitat for Humanity has started the new home makeover on Central Park Drive. Lots of volunteer opportunities on this home. Please visit the volunteer calendar for all the specifics at: habitatpwc.org for all the specifics. They especially need lunch donors to bring lunch to the other volunteers. It’s easy- just make some sandwiches, a bag of chips, few cookies and a drink to make their day.

· Helping Neighbors Outreach Center in Dale City needs volunteers to help in the office on Thursdays from 9:30-3:30. Duties include answering the phone, mailings and other admin duties. Please call Pastor Edmonds at (703) 964-7725 for more info.

· The Retired and Senior Volunteer Program –RSVP has a new email address- it is: rsvp@volunteerprincewilliam.org

· If you are looking for other opportunities, please don’t forget to call my wonderful team at Volunteer Prince William. Mary can help you with the Retired and Senior Volunteer (RSVP) opportunities at (703) 369-5292 ext. 1, Shelley can help with any individual or group project and send you weekly updates if you’d like. Shelley is at (703) 369-5292 ext. 0, and Bonnie can help you with opportunities available in Disaster Preparedness at (703) 369-5292 ext. 3. Please visit our newly re-vamped website at www.volunteerprincewilliam.org. Thanks so much for all you do in our community.

Call to Action is a column written by Volunteer Prince William Director Mary Foley.

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Call to Action: Want to help improve the dog park?

Good morning  – Mark your calendars for Thursday June 2nd for the annual Do More 24 Day. Please visit DoMore24.org to learn more and of course support a kid and a toy at Volunteer Prince William’s Un Trim A Tree Holiday Gift program with just a $24 contribution.

· Catholic Charities- Hogar Immigrant Services is urgently seeking teachers for the English classes in Manassas. These classes are held Monday-Thursday which gives you lots of flexibility to what class works for your schedule. Training provided and you do not need to know any other language. Please call Cynthia at (571) 208-1572 ext. 103 to learn more.

· Historic Manassas needs volunteers for the 12th Annual Wine & Jazz Festival on June 19th. This super fun event offers all kinds of volunteer positions throughout the day including- early shift of 11am-3pm or the second shift of 3pm-7pm. Locations throughout the event at the VIP Tent, will call/wine pick-up, hand out glasses or ID check. It promises to be a warm sunny day. Please email Erin at erin@historicmanassasinc.org to learn more.

· The K9 Gunner Memorial Dog Park and adjacent buffer project have their next work day on Sunday June 5th, 2-4pm. Wear long pants, sturdy shoes and sun block for this fun get your hands dirty project. You can email Vinetta at: vpaul@pwconserve.org to learn more.

· Keep Prince William Beautiful needs volunteers on June 4-5 at the Occoquan Arts and Crafts Fair and on June 15th for the 4th quarter litter survey from 8:30am-1pm. Please Claudia at (571) 285-3772 to learn more.

· PW Soil & Water Conservation District is having their next volunteer certification training for stream monitors in northern Virginia. It’s June 11th at Manassas National Battlefield Park Hdqtr. From 9am-3:30pm. This training is free but you must register with Veronica at: (571) 379-7514. Very cool!

· SERVE needs volunteer groups to provide weekday activities with the shelter kids when school is out. Come play games, do crafts, read stories and other fun stuff. Teens must be at least 16yrs old. Sounds like super fun way to offer safe fun to neat kids. Please email Jan at: jhawkins@nvfs.org for more info.

· The Community Health Network at the Manassas Park Community Center needs volunteers on Tuesdays from 8am-12noon. Duties include assisting patients with medical forms, assisting with tracking information on electronic software and other admin jobs. Great training is provided by the VA Dept. of Health. Please call Valda at (703) 792-6755 to learn more.

· Habitat for Humanity has started the new home makeover on Central Park Drive. Lots of volunteer opportunities on this home. Please visit the volunteer calendar for all the specifics at: habitatpwc.org for all the specifics. They especially need lunch donors to bring lunch to the other volunteers. It’s easy- just make some sandwiches, a bag of chips, few cookies and a drink to make their day.

· Helping Neighbors Outreach Center in Dale City needs volunteers to help in the office on Thursdays from 9:30-3:30. Duties include answering the phone, mailings and other admin duties. Please call Pastor Edmonds at (703) 964-7725 for more info.

· The Retired and Senior Volunteer Program –RSVP has a new email address- it is: rsvp@volunteerprincewilliam.org

· If you are looking for other opportunities, please don’t forget to call my wonderful team at Volunteer Prince William. Mary can help you with the Retired and Senior Volunteer (RSVP) opportunities at (703) 369-5292 ext. 1, Shelley can help with any individual or group project and send you weekly updates if you’d like. Shelley is at (703) 369-5292 ext. 0, and Bonnie can help you with opportunities available in Disaster Preparedness at (703) 369-5292 ext. 3. Please visit our newly re-vamped website at www.volunteerprincewilliam.org. Thanks so much for all you do in our community.

Call to Action is a column written by Volunteer Prince William Director Mary Foley.

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Call to Action: Help needed for food drive pickup

Good morning – The Community Health Network at the Manassas Park Community Center needs volunteers on Tuesdays from 8am-12noon. Duties include assisting patients with medical forms, assisting with tracking information on electronic software and other admin jobs. Great training is provided by the VA Dept. of Health. Please call Valda at (703) 792-6755 to learn more. (more…)

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Call to Action: Help needed for new home makeover

Good morning – The Community Health Network at the Manassas Park Community Center needs volunteers on Tuesdays from 8am-noon. Duties include assisting patients with medical forms, assisting with tracking information on electronic software and other admin jobs. Great training is provided by the VA Dept. of Health. Please call Valda at (703) 792-6755 to learn more.

· Don’t forget to buy your tickets to the 2nd Annual Cajun Occasion Crawfish Boil on Sunday May 15th. This year’s event benefits the Un Trim A Tree Holiday Gift program for needy kids. Please register by May 10th! This promises to be great fun and for a great cause. It’s a family picnic with authentic Louisiana Buffet and a Crawfish Boil, music by Kitty and the Fat Cats and the beer and wine garden. All you can eat is $40/person or just $10 to be a tourist with limited concessions of burgers, dogs, drinks and ice cream but access to the wine and beer garden. Please purchase your tickets online at: missiontix.com (more…)

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Call to Action: Luggage needed for foster children

Good morning – Volunteers are needed for the 2nd Annual Cajun Occasion Crawfish Boil on Sunday May 15th. This year’s event benefits the Un Trim A Tree Holiday Gift program for needy kids. Jobs include serving beer and wine, checking ID’s, set up and take down to name a few. This promises to be great fun and for a great cause. Work a couple of hours then enjoy all the fun. Please call Mary at (571) 292-5303 to register.

· Helping Neighbors Outreach Center in Dale City needs volunteers to help in the office on Thursdays from 9:30-3:30. Duties include answering the phone, mailings and other admin duties. Please call Pastor Edmonds at (703) 964-7725 for more info. (more…)

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Call to Action: Help needed to install smoke alarms

Good morning – Meals on Wheels has an urgent need to volunteers to deliver a mid-day warm meal to homebound seniors. This fabulous program serves hundreds of folks Monday through Friday every week. Your route only takes about 2 hours to do so it’s perfect for a retiree or anyone who can just flex out of their workday for a long lunch. If you are age 55+ please join RSVP for added benefits while delivering the meals. To join RSVP, please call (703) 369-5292 ext. 1 or call Melody at (703) 792-4583 at Area Agency on Aging for the Meals on Wheels Program. (more…)

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Call to Action: Help teach soccer to disabled children

Volunteers are needed for the 2nd Annual Cajun Occasion Crawfish Boil on Sunday May 15th.  This year’s event benefits the Un Trim A Tree Holiday Gift program for needy kids.  Jobs include serving beer and wine, checking ID’s, set up and take down  to name a few.  This promises to be great fun and for a great cause. Work a couple of hours then enjoy all the fun.   Please call Mary at (571) 292-5303 to register. (more…)

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Call to Action: Volunteers needed for riding camp

Good morning – Virginia Cooperative Extension invites volunteers to their next Master Financial Education Training on Monday May 2nd for 9 sessions.  This certificate requires 24 hours of training and regular volunteering annually.  It’s a super life skill program to empower families with financial education.  There is a registration fee and background check required for this important training.  Please call (703) 792-4765 or email them at: smartmoney@pwcgov.org to learn more. (more…)

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Call to Action: Summer camp volunteers needed

Good morning – Thinking about buying a home? Attend a FREE Homeownership Seminar Saturday, April 9 that 9:00am. Then, learn how to manage your finances by attending a Smart Money Management workshop on Tuesday, April 12 at 7:00pm. Both programs are held at Sudley North Government Center and brought to you by Virginia Cooperative Extension Financial Education & Housing Counseling Program. To register call 703-792-6287 or email SmartMoney@pwcgov.org. (more…)

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Call to Action: Volunteers needed for Boys and Girls Clubs health fair

Good morning  – Is it true? Sure feels like spring! Perfect timing for the 5K Run for Hunger to benefit the Haymarket Regional Food Pantry on Saturday April 2nd beginning at 8:00am. Not a runner? Walkers are welcome too! Enjoy the out of doors and support an important cause. Go to www.HaymarketFoodPantry.org for details! (more…)

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Call to Action: Capital Caring is looking for volunteer massage therapists

Good morning – Habitat for Humanity ReStore is just bustling with lots of new donations so volunteers are needed to build hoppers for books, racks for granite, sanitizing banquet chairs and many other fun jobs in this super fun place. It’s so easy to join in by signing up on their volunteer calendar at: habitatpwc.org (more…)

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Call to Action: Brain Injury Services is looking for PALS

Good morning  – The Treatment Foster Care Program is looking for 10 very special families to open their homes to abused or neglected children. The National Counseling Group will provide training to families so they are able to provide a safe and lovely home for the kids. Come be part of this very special program serving our most vulnerable kids. Please call Gretchen at (540) 613-5120 to learn more. (more…)

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Mark calendars for 25th Annual ‘Strikes for SERVE’ bowl-a-Thon

Good morning – Northern VA Family Service needs your help to provide Craftsman tools to their client working on his Master Mechanic Certification. The list of needed tools include wrench set, swivel socket set, pry bar, lisle impact screwdriver to name just a few or make it easy on yourself with a Sears gift card. Please check in with Andrea with the latest needs for this gentleman at (571) 748-2605 or via email: asullivan@nvfs.org

· SERVE has an urgent need for volunteers to help in the food pantry on Mondays and Tuesdays. Teens age 16+ are very welcome; under 16 must have a parent present. Please email Jan at: jhawkins@nvfs.org to learn more.

· Brain Injury Services is seeking a summer intern who is interested in excel to organize program information. Some event and research involved but mostly administrative in nature. Best news is that you can telework for this position! Contact Michelle for more information: mthyen@braininjurysvcs.org or 703-451-8881 X232. (more…)

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