Volunteers to take spotlight this monthDuring the month of April, volunteers all around Douglas County will be recognized for all of their hard work and dedication in our community.
During the month of April, volunteers all around Douglas County will be recognized for all of their hard work and dedication in our community.
April 19-25 is National Volunteer Recognition Week across the nation.
Volunteers contribute so much to each community and are very much appreciated.
Station sites in Douglas County are: Alexandria Senior Center, Douglas County Food Shelf, Douglas County Hospital, Elder Network, Douglas County Habitat for Humanity, Head Start, Knute Nelson Nursing Home, Rainbow Rider Volunteer Drivers, Alexandria Literacy Project, Alexandria Senior Nutrition, Douglas County Historical Society, Bethany Community, Douglas County Public Health, Galeon Community Memorial Home, Klothes Kloset, Kensington Senior Nutrition, Osakis Public School, Runestone Museum, Alexandria Schools – District Volunteer Office, Douglas County Hospice Program, Douglas County Sheriff’s Posse, Gray Ladies of the Red Cross, Osakis Senior Nutrition, Reader’s Theatre, and Viking Towers Public Housing.
Volunteer recognition also continues through the summer with many RSVP stations in Douglas County.
RSVP is an organization through the Corporation for National Service and also includes the Foster Grandparent Program and Senior Companions. Joining RSVP is simple and free. Volunteering is a great way to meet friends and to connect with others in your community.
National Volunteer Week is a special time set aside in April to honor all the people who donate their time, talent and energy to make communities a better place to live.
For more information about volunteering or joining RSVP, contact Randi Bryan-Pajari at West Central MN Communities Action at 1-800-492-4805 or (218) 685-4486 or visit the website www.wcmca.org.