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Saturday Sept 20 10:00 - 2:00 VOLUNTEER:  Produce To The People, Trinity Lutheran Church  (TLC)  16400 Detroit Ave, Lakewood.  10 volunteers needed  Help us to hand out fruits and veggies to Cleveland's most neediest people.  With their meager pay checks, the last thing poor families buy is fresh fruit and vegetables.  TLC & the Cleveland food bank collaborate to bring fresh produce to these families throughout the summer.  We will meet at 10 a.m. to sort and bag produce.  About 11 we will pass out to individuals and families.  We will be working outside during all kinds of weather so come prepared (hats, lotion, water, etc).   After passing out fruits and veggies, we will help to clean up.  All volunteers are welcome to take some of the fruits and veggies AFTER the food has been distributed to the poor.  Contact Mary Ellen at rheinstro@att.net or 440-268-6340.   .   Saturday October 18 10:00 - 2:00 VOLUNTEER:  Produce To The People, Trinity Lutheran Church  (TLC)  16400 Detroit Ave, Lakewood.  10 volunteers needed  Help us to hand out fruits and veggies to Cleveland's most neediest people.  With their meager pay checks, the last thing poor families buy is fresh fruit and vegetables.  TLC & the Cleveland food bank collaborate to bring fresh produce to these families throughout the summer.  We will meet at 10 a.m. to sort and bag produce.  About 11 we will pass out to individuals and families.  We will be working outside during all kinds of weather so come prepared (hats, lotion, water, etc).   After passing out fruits and veggies, we will help to clean up.  All volunteers are welcome to take some of the fruits and veggies AFTER the food has been distributed to the poor.  Contact Lisa at ligall440@gmail.com.   .   Saturday November 15 10:00 - 2:00 VOLUNTEER:  Produce To The People, Trinity Lutheran Church  (TLC)  16400 Detroit Ave, Lakewood.  10 volunteers needed  Help us to hand out fruits and veggies to Cleveland's most neediest people.  With their meager pay checks, the last thing poor families buy is fresh fruit and vegetables.  TLC & the Cleveland food bank collaborate to bring fresh produce to these families throughout the summer.  We will meet at 10 a.m. to sort and bag produce.  About 11 we will pass out to individuals and families.  We will be working outside during all kinds of weather so come prepared (hats, lotion, water, etc).   After passing out fruits and veggies, we will help to clean up.  All volunteers are welcome to take some of the fruits and veggies AFTER the food has been distributed to the poor.  Contact Mary Ellen at rheinstro@att.net or 440-268-6340.   .   Wednesday October 8 7:30 SOCIAL:   Hinckley Lake by the boathouse.. follow directions as you enter the park...  Full Moon Voyageur Canoe paddle...  Big Voyageur Canoe at Hinckley Lake.. unique experience lots of fun the staff tells stories we sing songs and enjoy a beautiful evening on the lake.  50 minutes Cost is $5 per person...  This is an 18 person canoe so sign up soon to get your spot...  sue smorgan@legalplans.com cell 440-821-6258 July 15th is last date to reply for Full Moon Voyaguer Cano Paddle..    .   VOLUNTEER:  St Augustine Health Campus Bingo, West 78th & Detroit Avenue - Assist residents to and from the bingo room and help them play bingo. Great heartfelt event - the residents love the extra attention!  Secure parking available.  RSVP to Michael at 216-403-8228 or Mdhmessenger@aol.com  Tuesday September 30 6:00 - 8:00 Saturday September 27 9:00 - 1:00 VOLUNTEER:  St Augustine Hunger Center  2486 W. 14th Street, Cleveland (Tremont Area) - 8 to 10 volunteers needed to prepare and serve food to the homeless and hungry. Very rewarding project! St. Augustine needs more help so we will be there twice a month!  In addition to the last Saturday of every month, we'll also be there the second Saturday of each month.  Contact Michael at 216-403-8228 or Mdhmessenger@ aol.com. Saturday September 20 7:00 SINGLE VOLUNTEERS Monthly Meeting,  Olmsted Community Church Meeting Room (7853 Main Street ,Olmsted Falls).  Come to discuss new projects and make new friends. Open to all singles, even if you're just curious about our Single Volunteer group.  Bring an appetizer or snack to share if you like (optional) – pizza, beverages and good company provided by Single Volunteers.  If you have questions about SV check out our website at www.svohio.org. .   Thursday September 18 7:00 - 8:00 VOLUNTEER:  South Hills Lend-A-Hand - Please join us as we pack bags for distribution at a local food bank serving the communities of Broadview Hts., Brecksville, Independence and Seven Hills. The facility is located in Building 21, which is one of the Broadview Hts. Community Center Auxiliary buildings off of Broadview and Oakes Roads. Contact Sheryl at sheryllayh@yahoo.com or 216-316-3928 VOLUNTEER: Women's Domestic Violence and Child Advocacy Center: Single volunteers will be cooking and serving dinner for the residents and children. We are not supposed to publish the address for security reasons, but it's on the near west side of Cleveland --- I'll provide the address when you sign up.   Note: this is a small project with a small kitchen and we only need 4-5 people ---- it fills up quickly. Be sure to reserve your place now! To help, contact Pat at  Dad5218@roadrunner.com.  The food will be provided for us to cook , but if you could bring a dessert to share ,that would be terrific.   Sunday September 21 4:30 - 6:00 October VOLUNTEER:  St Augustine Health Campus Bingo, West 78th & Detroit Avenue - Assist residents to and from the bingo room and help them play bingo. Great heartfelt event - the residents love the extra attention!  Secure parking available.  RSVP to Michael at 216-403-8228 or Mdhmessenger@aol.com  Tuesday October 28 6:00 - 8:00 Saturday October 25 9:00 - 1:00 VOLUNTEER:  St Augustine Hunger Center  2486 W. 14th Street, Cleveland (Tremont Area) - 8 to 10 volunteers needed to prepare and serve food to the homeless and hungry. Very rewarding project! St. Augustine needs more help so we will be there twice a month!  In addition to the last Saturday of every month, we'll also be there the second Saturday of each month.  Contact Michael at 216-403-8228 or Mdhmessenger@ aol.com. Sunday October 5 4:30 - 6:00 VOLUNTEER: Women's Domestic Violence and Child Advocacy Center: Single volunteers will be cooking and serving dinner for the residents and children. We are not supposed to publish the address for security reasons, but it's on the near west side of Cleveland --- I'll provide the address when you sign up.   Note: this is a small project with a small kitchen and we only need 4-5 people ---- it fills up quickly. Be sure to reserve your place now! To help, contact Pat at  Dad5218@roadrunner.com.  The food will be provided for us to cook , but if you could bring a dessert to share ,that would be terrific.   Saturday October 18 7:00 SINGLE VOLUNTEERS Monthly Meeting and annual Halloween party,  Olmsted Community Church Meeting Room (7853 Main Street ,Olmsted Falls).  This is a chance to get creative and wear your Halloween get up.  Come to discuss new projects and make new friends. Open to all singles, even if you're just curious about our Single Volunteer group.  Bring an appetizer or snack to share if you like (optional) – pizza, beverages and good company provided by Single Volunteers.  If you have questions about SV check out our website at www.svohio.org. .   Wednesday October 1 7:00 - 8:00 VOLUNTEER:  Mt. Alverna Bingo - 6765 State Road, Parma – Once a month we play Bingo with seniors.  It's like visiting with your grandparents; they love the extra companionship.  POC Debbie at dk3330@hotmail.com; 216-534-7024 Saturday October 11 9:00 - 1:00 VOLUNTEER:  St Augustine Hunger Center  2486 W. 14th Street, Cleveland (Tremont Area) - 8 to 10 volunteers needed to prepare and serve food to the homeless and hungry. This is one of our oldest volunteer events; we started to volunteer here over 10 years ago.  We loved this event early on; so much so that we now volunteer twice a month.  It's a great way to meet new friends; especially if you are new to our group.  Very rewarding project!   RSVP to our POC Mary Ellen:  rheinstro@att.net        Thursday October 16 7:00 - 8:00 VOLUNTEER:  South Hills Lend-A-Hand - Please join us as we pack bags for distribution at a local food bank serving the communities of Broadview Hts., Brecksville, Independence and Seven Hills. The facility is located in Building 21, which is one of the Broadview Hts. Community Center Auxiliary buildings off of Broadview and Oakes Roads. Contact Sheryl at sheryllayh@yahoo.com or 216-316-3928 Saturday October 11 6:00 - 7:30 VOLUNTEER:  St. Augustine Health Campus Happy Hour,  7801 Detroit Avenue, Cleveland.  Help transport residents and to serve snacks and beverages .There will be entertainment and volunteers are invited to partake of the snacks and beverages .  Contact Michael at 216-403-8228 or Mdhmessenger@aol.com VOLUNTEER: Women's Domestic Violence and Child Advocacy Center: Single volunteers will be cooking and serving dinner for the residents and children. We are not supposed to publish the address for security reasons, but it's on the near west side of Cleveland --- I'll provide the address when you sign up.   Note: this is a small project with a small kitchen and we only need 4-5 people ---- it fills up quickly. Be sure to reserve your place now! To help, contact Pat at  Dad5218@roadrunner.com.  The food will be provided for us to cook , but if you could bring a dessert to share ,that would be terrific.   Sunday October19 4:30 - 6:00 November SOCIAL:   Put on your dancing shoes and enjoy a fall evening at St. Patrick's Church Fundraiser and Dance to assist them in doing some major repairs to their church.  The doors will open at 6 p.m. and their will be a raffle, food, and entertainment starting at 8 p.m. with The Liverpool Lads performing for two hours.  The event will take place inside Thorpe Hall's gym located behind the church at 4427 Rocky River Drive, Cleveland.  The ticket price is $15 and I will find out if this includes the bar at a later date.  If you wish to purchase a ticket, POC is Patty at 216-267-3043 or piseli@roadrunner.com.  I will need to know if you are interested in this event no later than October 6 as the person in charge will be holding tickets for us that evening at the door.   .   Saturday October 11 6:00 - 10:00 Friday September 19 4:30 - 7:00 VOLUNTEER:  Women's Domestic Violence and Child Advocacy Center:  Walk A Mile In Her Shoes Fundraiser, Quicken Loans Arena. Guys, this is an event just for us! Join the men from Single Volunteers to help raise money to support the awareness and prevention of violence against women. Single Volunteers will be putting together a team to “walk a mile in her shoes” and, yes, the men will be asked to wear high heels. (Keep in mind that this is a fundraiser. Participating men are asked for a registration fee of $25) but will receive 4 free tickets to an upcoming Cleveland Monsters game and will be invited to the party held immediately afterwards at the Clevelander.  The walk will be one mile around the Gateway Sports Complex. Those interested in Walking a Mile with us are encouraged to sign up at  http://www.dvcac.org/register-walk?kwoTeamToJoinId=3ZY6DE3 . I really don’t see any reason that the women can’t join us also. Unless of course you might be worried that we’ll look better in heels than you. If you’d like to come down and simply cheer our team on, please feel free to do that also. We will be at the Time Warner gate Since this is a fundraiser, the Single Volunteer team  could also use your financial support. To contribute ( and no amount is too small), simply go here: http://dvcac.org/donate-walker For more information on this event, please go to: http://dvcac.org/sites/default/files/Walk%20a%20Mile%20flyer-New.png  or contact  Pat at PJP2@Roadrunner.com   Sunday September 28 1100 - 3:00 VOLUNTEER: Ingenuity Fest...  Dock 32 just north of first energy stadium and the rock and roll hall of fame..  We have done this the last couple of years.. passed out brochures and asked for donations as people were coming in...  Great location right on the lakefront...  festival showcases innovation & creativity through dance, art, music, engineering and lots more..POC Sue smogan@legalplans.com; cell 440-821-6258.. please respond prior to September 21st with T  shirt size..  Friday October 17 5:30 - 9:00 VOLUNTEER:  Deaf Access Program Annual Benefit to be held at the Normandy Party Center, 30310 Palisades Parkway, Wickliffe.  Have you had some sign language experience or are you interested in meeting deaf or hard of hearing people in the community?  This is the project for you!  We need 2-3 people to assist with the Chinese Raffle.  Knowledge of sign language is not required.  RSVP to POC Debbie K. 216-534-7024 (dk3330@hotmail.com)   .   Wednesday November 19 5:15 - 10:00 VOLUNTEER:  Earth Day Coalition's 17th annual Evening for the Earth at 78th Street Studios in the Gordon Square Arts District. This is a ritzy dress - up affair with a gourmet reception and a short performance by several members of the Cleveland Orchestra and tours of the art galleries!  They would like about 15 of us to volunteer for various tasks, (none of which have been too hard in the past) Dress is our Sunday best!  Please contact POC Bob @ bob.saunders@arcelormittal.com  or 330 659 9184.     .   Saturday September 27 6:00 SOCIALBonfire in Strongsvile   SV members and guests are invited.  Bring a side dish or dessert, lawn chair or blanket, and your own beverage.  The address will be provided when you sign up.   POC Ellie @ejisa@roadrunner.com or Bob @ bob.saunders@arcelormittal.com 330 321 8204 We are again sending items to the troops overseas. This year we are limiting our collection drive to one meeting and the items that we are sending. If you wish to be a part of this project, please bring your items to the October meeting. The items that we are looking for are bags of candy, athletic socks (the soldier’s boots are very hard on their socks) and any dental care products. We will then box and forward them to Boatsie’s Boxes. This is an 501(c)3 organization that collects items from all over the country and forwards them to our troops overseas. For more information regarding this organization see www.boatsie.com. If you have any questions regarding our participation, please contact Jo Ann at www.craftyjo@sbcglobal.net.  .   Friday October 3 5:30 - 9:45 VOLUNTEER:  Cleveland Wine Opener, Uncork A Cure for Cystic Fibrosis, Downtown at the Galleria, 1301 E 9th St. Return of a popular event! Sign up early since this fun event has filled up quickly in the past. Volunteers are needed  to assist with greeting, coat check, food tables (distribution), wine/food tables (checking on them and refilling supplies) , and of course, their famous auction. Dress is business casual and volunteers will be given an ID badge. Parking is available in the Galleria lot for a special rate of $3.00 which may be reimbursed . To sign up or for more information, contact Pat at PJP2@Roadrunner.com