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Volunteer Newsletter, March 31, 2015

Volunteer Newsletter, March 31, 2015

March 31st, 2015

Join Okt. Co. Relay For Life, Help People in Crisis at Contact Helpline, and Be a Friend to the Elderly while Volunteering in Our Community! In honor of American Cancer Society Month, which occurs in April, we want to highlight ways you can make a difference by volunteering with health-related organizations in our community! One easy way to get involved is with Oktibbeha County Relay for Life - you can start a team, join a team, or be part of a planning committee! Another great organization whe[...]

Emerson Preschool's Mission

Emerson Preschool's Mission

March 30th, 2015

Emerson Preschool is a licensed, fee-based preschool that currently enrolls children ages 3-5. They provide year-round comprehensive education that encourages children to express themselves through language, art, movement, music, dramatic play, and social interaction with a strong emphasis on literacy skills. To read more about the Emerson Preschool, especially about how you can volunteer with them, please visit their Nonprofit Partner Profile on Volunteer Starkville’s website here: https://w[...]

Volunteers Needed to Help at the 2015 Cotton District Arts Festival

Volunteers Needed to Help at the 2015 Cotton District Arts Festival

March 27th, 2015

The Starkville Area Arts Council needs many volunteers to help host the 2015 Cotton District Arts Festival on Saturday, April 18th! The Festival attracts over 42K annually and is a great way to earn community service hours as well as give back to your community! Below we have provided a description of each area where volunteers are needed along with the times the volunteer opportunity is available that day. To volunteer, contact Erin Davies at arts@starkvillearts.org or (662) 324-3080 and please[...]

Oktibbeha County Humane Society: A Safe Haven for Animals

Oktibbeha County Humane Society: A Safe Haven for Animals

March 26th, 2015

Imagine that it is a cold, winter night in Oktibbeha County and a young, orphaned kitten is struggling to find warmth and shelter amidst the cold weather. Imagine a Labrador living in a home yearning to be loved only to be neglected and abused by its owner.  The thought of this tragic situation pulls at the heartstrings of most everyone. Sadly, this is a common, everyday occurrence in Starkville and Oktibbeha County. Many people want to help these sweet animals; however, they do not know even[...]