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You Can Help

Published 6:55am Sunday, February 24, 2013

The following are some of the volunteer opportunities currently open in Freeborn County. If you can help with any of them or would like to volunteer for other things, call Pat Stumme, Retired and Senior Volunteer Program director, at Senior Resources, 377-7433.

Art Center volunteers: There are two events coming up for the Art Center in the 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday timeframe: the All Member Show gallery exhibit now through the end of February and then the Elementary and Secondary Student Art Show in March and April. Call for details at the Art Center at 373-5665.

Pelican Breeze II: Thinking spring? You can offer passenger hospitality as first mate on the Pelican Breeze II. They are also looking for a volunteer to handle crew-scheduling for the scenic tours. For more information please call Cheryl Page at 402-1759 or 377-1898 or Pelican Foundation President Paul Stieler at 383-3513.

Headstart: Reading stories with and listening to preschoolers at the Brookside Education Center is a key step for getting them ready for kindergarten. Three readers are most welcome! Opportunities are Mondays through Thursdays, late morning or early afternoon. Call 379-5160 to schedule a time that works for you. A volunteer for office tasks is also needed.

RSVP, a program of Senior Resources of Freeborn County, receives some funding through the United Way of Freeborn County, the Minnesota Board on Aging and the Corporation for National and Community Service.