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February 28,  2014    

            What's New This Week?
  Historical Association Library Volunteer


Frank C. Arganbright Genealogy Library maintains a collection of non-circulating books relating to Tippecanoe County history, genealogy, Native American culture, historic furnishings and more. Library volunteers will help to catalog and shelve these books to help create a more accessible inventory of material available for research. If interested, sign up on the Get Connected site or email, kathy@tippecanoehistory.org or 765-476-8411.


You Look Fabulous


...or at least looking fabulous is the goal of Westminster's Neat Nails program!! If you enjoy manicures perhaps you will enjoy passing along a little joy to their residents too. They will work with your schedule, so get in touch, set a few dates and put a fresh coat of nail-color on some of their resident's nails.  If interested, sign up on the Get Connected Site or email, cbentley@wvwl.org or 765-464-5115.
Still Needed
Be The Good Neighbor 



Caregiver Companion volunteers have said they enjoy meeting new people and sharing their stories.  Some things you might do to help your assigned neighbor:

  • Be a Companion
  • Light housekeeping
  • Laundry
  • Organizing photo, letters, etc.

If interested, sign up on Get Connected site or email caregiver95@gmail.com or 423-1879.


Be That Listening Ear


Indiana Legal Services is looking for volunteers to be the first person to give a listening ear to someone seeking help. As intake workers, volunteers gather basic background, statistical and financial eligibility information. But most importantly, the volunteer listens to the person's problem and prepares a written summary for a staff attorney to review. If interested, sign up on Get Connected site or email, krista.werner@ilsi.net or 423-5327. 

Learn more about other volunteer opportunities 


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