Tag: Volunteer

Time to squeeze in some charity work

  James Harrald The Sun Lakes Citrus Sharers are once again ready to pick the surplus fruit in the Sun Lakes Communities. We will have our annual “Kickoff Koffee” on Saturday, January 13, at 10:00 a.m. in the Navajo Room, located at Sun Lakes Country Club (a/k/a Phase 1). Now in our 12th year of…

Wreaths Across America

Roman Martin Our mission is to Remember, Honor and Teach. We Remember each person by speaking their name as we place the wreath on their gravesite. We Honor the memory of those who have died while on active service or in recognition of their past service to our country. We Teach by commemorating the important…

ASU looking for volunteers to take part in an aging research study

Kyle Elliott, Project Coordinator, ASU Wanted: Participants in an aging research study at Arizona State University. The study, titled “Acquisition and Generalization of Functional Task-Specific Motor Training in Older Adults,” is designed to test whether older adults can acquire and generalize learned information after task-specific training of their upper extremity (arm and hand) from one…

Volunteer needed

The Ed Robson Library in Sun Lakes is looking for a holds shelving volunteer. The shift is every Tuesday at 11:30 a.m. for about 45 minutes to an hour, and involves shelving our incoming holds in alphabetical order by customer last name. If you’re interested and are a year-round resident, please stop by the library…

Volunteer service award recipients

Volunteers of the year 2016: Rose Pachura and Pam Bianchi

The Volunteer Services Award was presented by the St. Steven’s Ladies Guild in Sun Lakes to two recipients. This award winner has to be an active member of the guild from September 1 to the last general meeting in April. The criteria is to work well with others on projects, be a good team leader…

Hospice of the Valley offers volunteer training in June

Sharon Pocian

Beverly Medlyn Sharon Pocian loves meeting new people and has a special place in her heart for elderly people. “I was close to my grandmother,” she said. “I want everyone’s grandmother to be treated with the same care and love as mine.” Pocian has volunteered two years for Hospice of the Valley in East Valley…

Gila Crossing Community School seeks volunteer program coordinator

Part-time voluntary position matching up teacher needs with prospective Sun Lakes volunteers – the Gila Crossing Community School (pre-school – Grade 8) is located within the Gila River Indian Community. Duties include taking prospective volunteers out to school for a tour, providing a volunteer packet and walking volunteers through the AZ Fingerprint Clearance Card process.…