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May 31,  2013  

What's New This Week?
Everyone Loves a Fish Fry 

American Red Cross is seeking volunteers their annual Fish Fry on Friday, June 7 from 5 pm - 8 pm at the Tippecanoe Fairgrounds. All shifts are from 5-8 unless otherwise noted:


To Go Station Volunteer

Help dish food in To Go containers.

1st SHIFT: 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

2ND SHIFT: 6:30PM - 8:00 PM


Pop Station and To Go ticket taker volunteers

Sell cans of pop and take tickets or sell tickets for To Go orders. 



Make sure the To Go Station has enough food from the kitchen and other duties as assigned.


Family Fun Center - Face Painting

Face paint kids' faces! We provide shapes for them to choose from so you can practice. J


Family Fun Center - Games

Take tickets from kids for the "fun stations."


Family Fun Center - Ticket Sales

Sell tickets to kids and have them sign the release form for the bouncy house (if we get it this year).


If interested, contact Liz at 742-6975 x 2217 or liz.wallace@redcross.org


Still Needed

Kindergarten Camp Volunteers  
United Way Kindergarten Countdown Camp at Klondike Elementary School is looking for volunteers to help prepare incoming preschoolers be ready for kindergarten. Camp will run from June 10th - 28th. For more information, contact Emily through the event on the volunteer website or email her at ebollock@uw.lafayette.in.us.   

Family Team Liaison

March of Dimes is seeking volunteers to work throughout the year in maintaining contact with family teams for the spring March for Babies and help in recruitment of new family teams for their walk event. The hours/volunteer time is very flexible and would be based on volunteer's convenience. Some things they are looking for are: 

  • calling family teams;working at area health fairs;
  • maintain contact to existing family teams throughout the year;
  • help in recruiting new walk teams and participants.

If interested, contact Brenda through the opportunity listed on the volunteer center website or call her at 474-1481.   


Senior Activity Assistant

Hanna Community Center is seeking volunteers to work with their seniors. Volunteers would help in setting up activities such as:

  • knitting classes;
  • cooking classes;
  • Wellness & Nutrition classes   
  • day time field trip to area places.
If interested, contact Kim through the opportunity listed on the volunteer center website or call 742-0191.
17th Annual Volunteer Recognition Luncheon
Award Recipients

Tippecanoe County Commissioners Youth Award
Stephanie Watson
Indiana Veterans' Home 

Stephanie Watson, IVH Youth Award 2013


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Leaders of Tomorrow Summer Youth Volunteering Program

Session I - June 3 - 28
Session II - July 8 - August 2

Session I
will be underway next week but we still have five spots left for Session II

Leaders of Tomorrow is a youth service-learning program to encourage young people between the ages of 11 to 15 and 16 to 18 to become involved and aware of citizens in the community through volunteering.

Registration now open!
Choose the site to volunteer from the
LOT Page

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