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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. 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, 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 (benefit to assist them in doing major repairs to church).  The doors open at 6 p.m. and there 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. Cash bar for beer/pop.  If you wish to purchase a ticket, POC is Patty at 216-267-3043 or piseli@roadrunner.comRSVP no later than October 6 they will be holding tickets for us that evening at the door.   .   Saturday October 11 6:00 - 10:00 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 smorgan@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 EVENT IS FULL 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 Friday October24 8:00 SOCIAL: Spooky Ranch Haunted Attractions 19066 E River Rd, Columbia Station. Let's get together and have some fun!  Enjoy 5 attractions for one low price ($20/person).  The Haunted Hayride, Haunted Barn, Bloody Mary's Revenge Haunted House, Crazy Clowns 3D, and Funny Fun House. Always a fun time!  Meet at the ticket booth at 8pm.  RSVP by Thursday, 10/23 to Penny @ pjdavis73@yahoo.com   Saturday November 1 5:00 - 9:00 VOLUNTEER:  :   HATTIE LARLHAM CIRCLE OF LIGHT Fundraiser    Six volunteers are wanted to help with various fundraising activities. We did this last year and it was very nice. Top shelf!  Dress is our Sunday best. Eastsiders who like to dress up and help, here is a good one!  We may car pool.   Location: The Bertram Inn 600 N. Aurora Rd. Aurora.   POC  Bob @ bob.saunders@arcelormittal.com 330 321 8204   .   Wednesday October 1 4:30 - 6:30 VOLUNTEER:  Mobile Pantry, Blessed Trinity Parish, 14040 Puritas Ave., Cleveland.  Similar to the Produce To The People project, volunteers are needed to distribute produce delivered by the Cleveland Food Bank to local people in need. Volunteers are also needed to help with traffic control & parking, table set up & tear down, sorting & distributing produce, client sign in and  line management. Meet in the back parking lot. If volunteers are available earlier, that would be terrific or show up to help whenever you can.  For more information or to sign up, contact Pat at PJP2@Roadrunner.com Wednesday November 5 4:30 - 6:30 VOLUNTEER:  :   Mobile Pantry, Blessed Trinity Parish, 14040 Puritas Ave., ClevelandVolunteers are needed to distribute produce delivered by the Cleveland Food Bank to local people in need. Volunteers are also needed to help with traffic control & parking, table set up & tear down, sorting & distributing produce, client sign in and  line management. Meet in the back parking lot. If volunteers are available earlier, that would be terrific or show up to help whenever you can.  For more information or to sign up, contact Pat at PJP2@Roadrunner.com     .   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 November 25 6:00 - 8:00 Saturday November. 29 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 November 2 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 November 15 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. .   Wednesday November 5 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 November 8 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 November 13 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, 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 November 8 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 November 16 4:30 - 6:00 December 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 December 30 6:00 - 8:00 Saturday December 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. Sunday December 7 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 December 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. .   Wednesday December 3 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 December 13 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        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 December 21 4:30 - 6:00 January 2015 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 January 27 6:00 - 8:00 Saturday January 31 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 January 4 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 January 17 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. .   Wednesday January 7 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 January 10 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 January 15 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 January 10 6:00 - 7:30 VOLUNTEER:  St. Augustine Health Campus Dinner,  7801 Detroit Avenue, Cleveland.  Help transport residents and to serve dinner.  There will be entertainment and volunteers are invited to partake of the food .  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 January 18 4:30 - 6:00 Sunday December 14 12:30 - 5:00 VOLUNTEER:  Upside of Downs Holiday Party Holiday Inn,  6001 Rockside Road, Independence.  Our volunteer role will be to assist the staff with the event in a variety of tasks.  One year I guarded the cookies!  The USOD is requesting 15 volunteers for this great event.  To see these kid's faces makes it all worthwhile!  POC: Bob bob.saunders@arcelormittal.com  330-659-9184 Tuesday October 21 5:30 - 7:30 VOLUNTEER: :   Decorate Regina for Halloween   Regina Health Center 5232 Broadview Road, Broadview Heights, (between Richfield and Broadview Hts.).  We will help Regina decorate their main party room for Halloween.  This will be our 5th straight year helping with this.  The more the merrier.  Casual dress.  POC  Bob @ bob.saunders@arcelormittal.com 330 321 8204   Monday October 6 RSVP Due for Oct 11th Event - St. Patrick's Church Dance