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DO YOU OWN A DOG?
Researchers in the School of Nursing and College of Veterinary Medicine are looking for dog owners to volunteer for a three month e-mail based intervention study to assess dog walking. Follow-up measures will occur at three, six, and twelve months.
Participants will receive a free health screening at the start and end of the study. In addition, at the start of the study, a free screening will be provided for the dog.
To be included in the study, you must:
· Be 18 years of age or older
· Walk your dog less than 20 minutes/week
· Have easy and regular access to e-mail
· Be free of heart or lung disease and joint instability
· Have a dog older than 6 months old
· Have a dog at least 14 inches tall from shoulder to foot
· Dog must be spayed or neutered and not aggressive
If you are interested in participating, please contact Dr. Libby Richards at firstname.lastname@example.org
Animal Adoption Helpers
Alm ost Home Humane Society is looking for volunteers who are able to commit at least 2 hours per week as an Adoption Helper. These volunteers will be assisting visitors in matching them with potential pets. Adoption Helpers are most needed Saturday and Sunday afternoons between the hours of 12-4 and also throughout the week on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday from 12-6. To learn more email Derek at email@example.com or call 765-474-5222.
Help Former Nurse Reconnect
Cumberland Pointe Healthcare is looking for a nurse or nursing student to spend time and talk with a former charge nurse that still identifies with her past roll. Hoping for empowerment and memories. If interested, contact Suzi at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 765-463-2571
Wanted Master Gardeners
Keystone Kids at the Lyn Treece Boys and Girls Club is seeking volunteers with gardening experience to work with youth in an education garden program 1 hour a week. To learn more or get involved, contact Ian at email@example.com or 765-490-8263.Moms Day Out A collaboration of many organizations are helping moms get a much needed day out! Help out by volunteering for this event on May 3rd from 9am to 3pm at Lafayette Adult Resource Academy.
About 20 volunteers needed to:
- Set up;
- serve lunch;
- clean up;
- and other misc. duties.
Annual Tree Planting Event
Tree Lafayette Annual Arbor Day celebration and tree planting is
Saturday, May 4th at 9am on Brady Lane South, between Sagamore Parkway and Concord Road.
They need 150-170 volunteers to plant 69 trees
. Great group or family project! Sign up to volunteer online by going to the Tree Lafayette website: www.TreeLafayette.org or for more information, contact Matt Green,firstname.lastname@example.org.
Blue Jean Ball
Food Finders Food Bank is having its first signature fundraiser and are looking for volunteers for the following:
- 5-8 volunteers to set up, May 17th from 1 - 5pm
- 5-8 volunteers to tear down, May 20th from 8 - 11am
- 8 volunteers at event, May 18th from 5 - 10pm
- check in guests, monitor silent auctions and other general tasks.
- at least 18 years old for day of event
- at least 16 years old for set up and tear down
For more information, email Amy at email@example.com or call 471-0062
If interested in learning about more ways to get involved, contact Amy
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