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6th Annual Make a Difference Day - 04/27/2013
This year, there will be a Disaster Volunteer Reception Center exercise.
Also, a demonstration of how to create an Emergency Prepareedness Kit.
To check out the details, please click here
To sign up for the VRC exercise, please click here
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Big Brothers Big Sisters
Big Brothers Big Sisters is a nonprofit organization dedicated to helping youth reach their potential through one-to-one mentoring. The program has grown to Wakulla County but could not exist without the support of volunteers. As a Big Brother or Big Sister you can impact the life of a child by offering your time and friendship. Volunteers spend just four hours a month with their Little Brother or Sister and can involve them in activities that they already like to do. More information about the program can be found by visiting www.bigbendmentoring.org/wakulla. If you would like to make a lasting impact on the life a child, please contact Ellyn Scanlan email@example.com. If you know of a potential volunteer or youth ( ages 6-16) who could benefit from the program, please pass this message along.
Friends of the Library
WE NEED HELP
If you love our library, please help us…
We need active members of the Friends of the Library. Our whole mission is to help this community treasure in any way we can, often by raising funds to keep the programs you love operating. Think about what the library brings to Wakulla County and please attend a Friends meeting the 4th Thursday of every month between 6 and 7 p.m.
FOR MORE INFORMATION, email firstname.lastname@example.org
Next meeting: due to Thanksgiving, TBD - Mark your calendar now.
We need you!
Call Sue 926-4244 for more information.
Florida Wild Mammal Association
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Saint Francis Wildlife Association
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Gulf Specimen Marine Lab
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Wakulla County Health Department Offerings
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Men’s Fraternity of Wakulla news & volunteer projects
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Citizens for Humane Animal Treatment
Citizens for Humane Animal Treatment/the Wakulla County Adoption Center need volunteers. CHAT is a non profit organization that raises funds to feed, house, give medical care and spay/neuter the animals, as well as provide educational programming to the community. Opportunities abound for anyone who’s interested, including: developing and delivering community outreach programs, website design, and socializing the animals. Training and risk management is provided by CHAT. Contact 850-926-0890 or 850-926-0891 for more information or to get started
Thanks to all for helping with the cleanup
On behalf of VolunteerWAKULLA, I would like to thank all the volunteers and relief organizations who came out to help with the cleanup from Tropical Storm Debby. The Red Cross, Salvation Army and Goodwill Industries, are continuing to play a very large part in the relief efforts. They are available to assist residents with food, water and housing, as well as help with making contact for cleanup.
2-1-1 of the Big Bend has played a large role in informing residents as to the types of help that is available. Thank you.
A very special thanks to Samaritan's Purse, an international relief organization, that came with their teams to help in the cleanup efforts. Members came from Georgia, Florida, Missouri and South Carolina to help. They brought tools and supplies and worked tirelessly alongside volunteers from Wakulla and Leon Counties. It was a pleasure working with them. In addition, Lake Ellen Baptist Church gave the use of their beautiful facility to house Samaritan's Purse and to host a volunteer center. Thank you to Pastor Keith Wallace and the church congregation for their support.
Several local business donated food and other items to the volunteer center; Ace Hardware, Advanced Auto Parts, Gulf Coast Lumber, Little Caesars, Panhandle Pizza, Pizza Hut, Stone Creek Pizza, Wal-Mart and the Wakulla County Health Department. Your generous donations were a blessing.
I am especially grateful for the help from, Cecile DeGrove and Jimmie Doyle, who helped at the volunteer center and Gail Campbell, from WCCY, for her help in gathering donations. There were many more people and organizations that worked behind the scenes to help our residents through this difficult time. I want to take this opportunity to thank them all; their efforts were invaluable during this disaster.