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December 6,  2013   

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Haan Museum need Volunteers


After the tours and the season has finished, the Haan Museum will need volunteers to help put away decorations. The tear-down schedule will be: December 31 from 10 am to 4 pm; Dec 30 and Jan 2 & 3 any time after 10 am except for 5 to 7 pm.  
Contact Bob and Ellie Haan at info@haanmuseum.org or call 765-742-6449.  



Motivated, Organized Person Wanted  
graphic-helping-hands.jpg Community Cancer Network is looking for someone who is experienced in fund raising events for non- profit agencies and can get on board with their cause. You will be mentored throughout the 9 month process in addition, you will have subcommittee members who have helped on this fund raiser in the past and who are quite adept and experienced. If interested, sign up on volunteer center website, or email Lori, ccnlori@gmail.com, 446-5464.

Still Needed 
Prepare and Serve a Meal for the Homeless

Lafayette Transitional Housing Center provides breakfast, lunch and dinner, Monday through Friday, for people in our community who are homeless. On Wednesdays, LTHC provides a "Community Dinner" for anyone who wants to enjoy a meal.  Meals are served at predetermined times: Breakfast, 8-9am, Lunch, 12pm-12:30pm, and Dinner, 5pm-5:30pm. If your family or group would like to provide a meal, contact Christina, choward@lthc.net or 423-4880 to schedule.


Bell Ringers 
The Salvation Army's annual kettle campaign is beginning November 22. More than ever, volunteers are needed to help ring the bells and raise funds to assist those in need in the community. Groups, businesses, families, and individuals are welcome to sign up. All it takes is a friendly smile, a ring of the bell, and a warm "thank you" to those who give. For more information or to sign up, go to their on-line website, www.registertoring.com or call Audrey Schneider at 765- 742-0006, ext. 4

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Tax Season is Almost Here!   
Help low income families in your community...

By joining the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) team, you will assist low-to-moderate income families by preparing their 2013 tax returns.

VITA volunteer
To become a VITA Volunteer or for more information contact:

Jennifer Million at (756) 742-9077 ext 227, jmillion@uw.lafayette.in.us

or visit


Free training and certification to prepare taxes begins in December so call now!

Learn more about other volunteer opportunities 


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Holiday Thoughts
"Maybe Christmas, the Grinch thought, doesn't come from a store."
~ Dr Seuss


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