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VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES (Community): Updated 19 FEB 2015

EVENT: Community Champions Day
REQUEST: Wing Commanders, General, to deliver Meals on Wheels
EVENT DATE/TIME: Weds 25 Mar 2015 ;VOLUNTEER TIMES: 10:00 - 11:30 a.m.; Lunch served after
LOCATION: The Kitchen/Meals on Wheels, 1000 Burnett, Wichita Falls,
MISC INFO: Community Champions Day is held each year when Wichita Falls dignitaries come together to deliver Meals on Wheels. Those in attendance will be Mayor Barham, Chief of Police, Sheriff, etc. Media will be covering this event. See below for further information.
TO SIGN UP/GET MORE INFO: jriley@thekitchenwf.org

EVENT:  Asian Pacific American Heritage Month Committee meeting
REQUEST: First meeting advertisement
EVENT DATE/TIME: 26 Feb 2015 / 1400,
LOCATION: Building 1917 2nd floor Room 2E200 (Terry Room)
MISC INFO: The Asian Pacific American Heritage committee is looking for Volunteers to be committee members and help organize and participate in events in May.
TO SIGN UP/GET MORE INFO: Contact TSgt Miguel Moreno at miguel.moreno.2@us.af.mil or 676-4771

EVENT: Jerry's Sporting Goods Annual Softball Tournament
REQUEST: field maintenance volunteers, concession volunteers and entry gate volunteers
EVENT DATES/TIMES: Wed, Feb 25 -   5:00-8:00pm field maintenance only @Burkburnett City Softball Complex; Thurs, Feb 26 -  shifts from 9:00am - 9:00pm gate, concession, field maintenance; Fri, Feb 27 - shifts from 9:00am - 9:00pm gate, concession, field maintenance; Sat, Feb 28 - shifts from 9:00am - 9:00pm - gate, concession, field maintenance
LOCATION Burkburnett High School and Burkburnett City softball complexes
MISC INFO:  2-3 hour shifts available
TO SIGN UP: Contact Nita Matteson at (940)636-7950  nita.matteson@yahoo.com

EVENT: TMSCA Math / Science Meet
REQUEST: Volunteers to help monitor students as they take tests in Math and Science AND to help grade the tests as they are completed.
EVENT DATE/TIME: February 28, 2015 8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
VOLUNTEER TIME: 8 - noon
LOCATION: Kirby Junior High -- 1715 Loop 11, Wichita Falls, TX 76306
MISC INFO: Our Math/Science team is hosting a State Qualifying Meet on February 28, 2015.  This is a competition where kids from 5th - 8th grade compete against each other by showing their skill at math calculation (in their heads, no working the problems on paper, timed tests) and science knowledge.  We usually have about 12 - 15 teams come to this meet, so we need volunteers to help proctor the test sessions and help grade the tests.
TO SIGN UP/GET MORE INFO: Lynn Seman (RSeman@wfisd.net) -- Coach Gwenna Gallenberger (ggallenberger@wfisd.net) -- Asst. Coach

EVENT: Faith City Kennel Club Dog Show
REQUEST: We are needing 4-6 volunteers to assist with cleaning during and after the dog show.
EVENT DATE/TIME: February 28th from 2-6 pm and March 1st from 2-6 pm Volunteer Times: 2-6 pm each day
LOCATION: JS Bridwell Ag Center, 111 N Burnett, Wichita Falls, TX 76301 Misc Info: One of the city's biggest dog shows. We would greatly appreciate any assistance.
TO SIGN UP/GET MORE INFO: If interested please contact Diann Bowman with the PAWS For Greatness organization. Phone (940) 366-2139 e-mail pawsforgreatness@aol.com

EVENT:  Burkburnett Library
REQUEST: Looking for volunteers to help for their annual book sale; to help pack up books and move the boxes by dolly to a truck and lift them onto the truck
DATES/TIMES: March 5-7 / 1:45 p.m. - 4 p.m.
LOCATION: Burkburnett Community Center located at the corner of Davy Drive and Kramer Road near the high school
TO SIGN UP/MORE INFO: please call Volunteer Coordinator, Betty Kutchera, at 569-1248 or (940) 642-9736

EVENT:  Texoma's Hellacious Obstacle Run (T.H.O.R.)
REQUEST:  Looking for 300 motivated volunteers to assist with the following:  set-up, tear-down, registration, merchandise sales, bag drop, volunteer check-in, volunteer support, water stations, obstacle safety monitoring, medical assistance, packet pickup, tent construction..
DATES/TIMES: 9 Apr/Time: TBD, 10 Apr/Time: TBD & Race day - 11 Apr/0730 to 1400
LOCATION: Lucy Park (station specific information will be provided at a later date)
MISC INFO:  Free shirts & food for all volunteers!
ATTIRE: Wear old clothes & shoes (they will most likely get muddy!)
TO SIGN UP/MORE INFO: lucasbeaulieu@gmail.com

EVENT: Airmen Against Drunk Driving (AADD) Volunteers
REQUEST: Volunteers to cover CQ duty, drivers, and escorts
DATE/TIME:  Friday and Saturday nights; AADD volunteer shifts are from 2230 - 0230
LOCATION: Sheppard Lodging for CQ duty and on call for drivers and escorts
TO SIGN UP/ GET MORE INFO: E-mail Alexander.Nunez@us.af.mil or Dontaye.Taylor@us.af.mil

EVENT: Saturday Build days
REQUEST: Help build a home for a local family
DATE:  Every Saturday
VOLUNTEER TIMES: 8am till 12pm, 1pm till 430pm
LOCATION: Habitat Build site
MISC INFO: scope of work will change each weekend as we complete stages of construction
TO SIGN UP/GET MORE INFO: Chris at 940.716.9300 or vol-habitat@habitatwf.com

EVENT: Wichita Falls Community Orchestra
REQUEST: Violin/strings players to play with the orchestra
DATE/TIME: Concerts throughout the year volunteer times: WFCO rehearses Monday nights at 7 p.m. at the Fain Instrumental Hall at MSU (Teepee Street). We welcome all musicians (especially strings) and administrative volunteers. Formal auditions are not required. Good rehearsals mean good performances and although we realize not everyone can attend every rehearsal we do require a sincere level of commitment.
LOCATION: Various
TO SIGN UP/GET MORE INFO: WFCommunityOrchestra@gmail.com

EVENT: Produce Express Bags
REQUEST: Help to assemble fresh produce for distribution
EVENT DATE/TIME: Any Tuesday or Wednesday Volunteer Times: 8am-5pm
Location: 1230 Midwestern Parkway
MISC INFO: If anyone would like to fill out paperwork in advance, we can email that out, please request at betsilujan@wfafb.org  
TO SIGN UP/GET MORE INFO: 940-766-2322 or email wendellgriffin@wfafb.org

Other agencies that continually need volunteer support:

Big Brothers, Big Sisters (940)767-2447 or wfinfo@bbbstx.org
Boys and Girls Club of Wichita Falls and Burkburnett (940)322-2012 (mentoring youth)
Children's Aid Society (940) 322-3141 (2-17 year olds emergency housing; 30 children live there)
Christmas in Action (940) 696-9393 (elderly/disabled home renovation projects)
Faith Mission (940) 723-5663 (serving the homeless)
Faith Refuge (940) 322-4673 (aiding homeless women and children)
First Step (940) 723-1646 (domestic violence)
Food Bank (940) 766-2322
Habitat for Humanity (940) 716-9300 (build homes for needy)
Patsy's House (940) 723-1646 (abused children)
Read 2 Learn - Reading Initiative Contact January Jones at (940)235-1009 or jbjones@wfisd.net (Become a reading volunteer)
Salvation Army (940) 687-2051 (aiding the needy)
Wichita Falls Adult Literacy Council (940) 766-1954 (tutors to help improve the county's 23% illiteracy rate)
Wichita Falls Area Food Bank - (940) 766-2322 or terrymorton@wfafb.org

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