Wednesday, September 23, 2009

Services Announced 09/20


Mon Sept 21:

Safe Streets- help make Burlington’s streets safer

>>Local Motion is working with the UVM police department, the Burlington police department, and other members of the Safe Streets Collaborative to conduct another "intersection action" on September 21 -- this time on the UVM campus! We need volunteers to help us work with police to educate pedestrians, motorists, and cyclists about what we can all do to improve safety on Burlington's streets and sidewalks. No prior experience is necessary -- all participants will receive a brief orientation before we head out to our site along Main Street on campus.<<

Meet at UVM police headquarters at 284 East Ave

11.30-12 orientation, 12-1.30 on the streets

Fri Sept 25:

Community Works Day of Service Action!

UVM sponsored Service Day.

1-4pm. Meet in the Livak Ballroom (Davis Center) for free pizza & service assignments then service from about 2-4.30

Sat Sept 26:

Superb Health 5k- a benefit for VT Special Olympics

Montpelier State House Lawn, exact time TBA

Things you could do: timer, time scorekeeper, traffic control, t-shirt handout, food control, clean-up/set-up

You get a cool organic cotton t-shirt & food; application form is at

Red Ribbon Rally- wear red & take a group photo in the shape of a ribbon to raise AIDS awareness. Bring 10$ to donate (please, but not necessary) and meet on Redstone Green at noon.

Sat Oct 3:

Walk for Memory- VT Alzheimer’s Associaton hosts annual walk on Burlington’s waterfront. Volunteer to help run family-friendly activities, checking-in, be a clown, run kids’ games, and even just participate.

Sat Oct 17:

Haunted Forest- Pumpkin Carving 10am-4pm.


Haunted Forest: Days run from Oct 3-Nov 14; Show Dates Oct. 22-25 & 29-31. Volunteer Opportunities include set up days, pumpkin carving days, character, guide, make-up/costuming, food relief, food concession, line management, tech crew/runners, parking, & set strike.

Be a Moose! “Monty” VT Children’s Hospital at Fletcher Allen- Attends community events for kids & families 2-3 times a month, often weekends for about 1-2 hours. 5’2”-5’10”

CVVA- (Champlain Valley Agency on Aging) tons of opportunities to help out retired folks, including deliver meals on wheels, provide companionship, help with daily household tasks, administration tasks, fundraising events, community meals, special events.

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