Volunteers sod four baseball fields in 30 hours

by Dennis Dalman news@thenewsleaders.com When Gordy Meyer told the Sartell City Council many times that volunteerism would be a huge part of developing Pinecone Central Park, he wasn’t kidding. In just a few days of work (30 hours all told), 120 volunteers sodded the four new youth baseball fields in the park. Altogether, they rolled […]

Scholarship for seniors set

Biodiesel: The Fuel That Pays For School All Minnesota high school seniors eligible for essay contest scholarship Less than 1,000 words can earn $1,000 for college-bound students in Minnesota, thanks to a scholarship announced at the annual Education Minnesota Professional Conference in St. Paul. The Clean Air Choice™ Biodiesel Scholarship is open to any Minnesota […]

Boys, Girls Club needs help

The Boys and Girls Club can always use volunteers at any of their 16 sites. Whether you’re interested in playing basketball with teens, reading to a child or doing paperwork in the administrative office, they can use you! Just go online and fill out a Volunteer Application Form. Contact Boys and Girls Club at (320) […]

Manor seeks sewing projects helper

Country Manor Care Center is looking for a volunteer to assist residents with special sewing projects (i.e. basic quilts, blankets, and more). Volunteers will meet with assigned residents on a regular basis to assist them in running the sewing machine. They have a sewing machine available for your use, along with donated material, thread, buttons […]

Girl Scouts take action

Girl Scouts of Minnesota and Wisconsin Lakes and Pines is proud to offer Girl Scouts in ACTION (Agents of Change To Improve Our Neighborhoods). This six-session after-school series brings girls on the Girl Scout journey “It’s Your Planet, Love It” that culminates with a related Take Action event/project. Volunteer group facilitators and assistant group facilitators […]

United Way transitions to community-impact funding

Competitive grants will be awarded to nonprofit organizations serving the United Way of Central Minnesota service area for funding in 2013-2015. Funding will be awarded within the five aspirations community volunteers, service providers, subject experts and business leaders have established. A complete listing of the aspirations, outcomes and expectations can be found at www.unitedwayhelps.org. An […]