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Luverne combats hunger

September 15, 2014 in Uncategorized

LUVERNE — Students in Luverne received a hands-on lesson in charity and community service thanks to a partnership with members of their community in the fight against world hunger. 

More than 750 volunteers gathered in the Luverne High Scho…continue reading on dglobe.com

Volunteers flock to tornado-damaged Wessington Springs

June 24, 2014 in Uncategorized

WESSINGTON SPRINGS (AP) — More than 100 people are helping clean up tornado damage in Wessington Springs, while state and federal officials are preparing to get a better handle on the damage.

Monday was the first day volunteers were allowed in…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Wessington Springs cleanup continues; volunteers welcome

June 23, 2014 in Uncategorized

WESSINGTON SPRINGS — Gary Von Eye started in on the field of knee-high grasses, with errant shingles and insulation in front of him. In the distance, there was still tin from a building, hanging in a tree 15 feet in the air.

“This is a mess,” he …continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

PHOTO: MCS volunteer award

May 14, 2014 in Uncategorized

Karen Prickett, activity supervisor for Firesteel Healthcare Center, said the MCS students and their teachers visit Firesteel every month to sing songs, help with coffee time and spend time with the residents. Prickett said the Volunteer of the Year …continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

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