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You Can Help

Published 6:44am Sunday, July 14, 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 others, call Pat Stumme, Retired and Senior Volunteer Program director, at Senior Resources, 377-7433.

Seeking Outstanding Senior Citizens 2013: You are in luck! The date for this nomination is a week later than earlier posted — it’s Monday. Let’s salute the super volunteering that a man or a woman 70+ years has contributed over the past five years. You can get the forms at the Senior Resources Office, Skyline Plaza, 1659 W. Main St., Albert Lea. Be sure to send it in by Monday or call Roger Lonning at 507-391-0345.

Freeborn County Environmental Services: A variety of tasks are available for volunteers at the Hazardous Waste Collection sites: open paint cans, direct traffic, record names, help unload vehicles. July and August dates are listed on the Freeborn County website or call 377-5186 to get more information.

First aid kits: The RSVP just-right size first aid kits are equipped for your outdoor person, traveler, pet or home emergencies. Close out sale will be on Senior Day at the Freeborn County Fair Senior Resources booth in the Commercial Building. As a gift, it helps two, you and RSVP, the Retired and Senior Volunteer Program.

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.