It’s that time of year again when we hear the familiar sound of those ringing bells; that is the Bells for the Salvation Army. Our Red Kettle campaign is underway, through this effort we are able to raise the needed funds to support those less fortunate in our area.
Duana Bremer, The Salvation Army
, December 11, 2009
The St. Croix Valley’s most recent social networking effort can’t be found on the Internet or on Twitter. We the People TimeBank has kicked off its volunteer cooperative movement in St. Croix County and Washington County, Minn., with the goal of creating stronger communities.
Approximately 30 Hudson Hospital & Clinics volunteers were recognized during an annual luncheon at the Hudson Golf Club.
One-hundred eighty community volunteers gave over 13,000 combined hours of service supporting more than 35 areas of the hospital and clinics.
Hudson High School students found a new way to honor veterans this year, just in time for Memorial Day. Students in Laurie Harmon’s American literature online class organized and conducted a “sock drive” at Hudson High School.
The Phipps Center for the Arts will host “Cheers for Volunteers,” its annual recognition of volunteers who contribute their time and talent, at 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 21, at the Hudson Golf Club, 201 Carmichael Road.
Last year, the county-run Aging and Disability Resource Center provided 19,649 meals to 237 homebound elders in St. Croix County through 11 senior centers. Such efforts were made possible by volunteers who assist staff in food preparation and delivery.
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