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Children’s advocate group earns certification

February 18, 2014 in Uncategorized

The First Circuit CASA program in Mitchell has been awarded certification by the National Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) Association.

This certification recognizes that First Circuit CASA is in compliance with National CASA’s standards fo…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

PHOTOS: Basketball players read to kindergarteners

February 11, 2014 in Uncategorized

The Mitchell High School boys’ basketball team volunteered 30 minutes reading to students at L.B. Williams Elementary School….continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

PHOTOS: Basketball players read to kindergarteners

February 11, 2014 in Uncategorized

The Mitchell High School boys’ basketball team volunteered 30 minutes reading to students at L.B. Williams Elementary School….continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Salute to Senior Service award nominees sought

February 6, 2014 in Uncategorized

Sponsored by Home Instead Inc., the franchisor of the Home Instead Senior Care network, Salute to Senior Service recognizes the contributions of adults age 65 and older who give at least 15 hours a month of volunteer service to their favorite causes….continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Training offered for children’s court advocates

January 17, 2014 in Uncategorized

The First Circuit Court-Appointed Special Advocates program will conduct volunteer training March 22-23 and April 4-5.

The nonprofit program serves Aurora, Brule, Buffalo, Davison, Douglas, Hanson, Hutchinson and McCook counties. CASA recruits and…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Mitchell’s Bill Sebert named a top fairs and celebrations volunteer

December 20, 2013 in Uncategorized

A Mitchell man is one of four people in the state to receive a 2013 South Dakota Association of Fairs and Celebrations Volunteer of the Year award.

Corn Palace Director Mark Schilling said Bill Sebert, of Mitchell, received the award Nov. 23 in Ab…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Mitchell’s Bill Sebert named a top fairs and celebrations volunteer

December 20, 2013 in Uncategorized

A Mitchell man is one of four people in the state to receive a 2013 South Dakota Association of Fairs and Celebrations Volunteer of the Year award.

Corn Palace Director Mark Schilling said Bill Sebert, of Mitchell, received the award Nov. 23 in Ab…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Sweet corn headed for food bank

August 23, 2013 in The Jamestown Sun

Volunteers at the Jeremy and Sarah Wilson farm south of Jamestown worked their way through the rows of head-high sweet corn Thursday, harvesting the best ears to help feed those in need in the region.
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To give is to receive

August 6, 2013 in Alexandria Echo Press

Kristy Eastlund of Alexandria is a natural caregiver. She’s patient, caring, compassionate and quick to offer food or help with chores when someone is in need.
Despite that, she adamantly said “no” when a friend encouraged her to become a hospice volunteer. Continue Reading

Ambulance services hurting in the Oil Patch

July 18, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

PARSHALL Ambulance volunteers in western North Dakota are so stressed they can’t leave for a weekend because there’s no one to cover for them, said the director of an Oil Patch ambulance service. Continue Reading