Prince William News
Sat., Jul. 30 - Call to Action
Sat., Jul. 30 - Nineteen Prince William County and the City of Manassas local arts organizations received nearly $200,000 worth of grant money this month.
Sat., Jul. 30 - An adult man has died after being stabbed in Manassas on July 30.
Fri., Jul. 29 - The Prince William County Department of Fire and Rescue held its graduation ceremony for Recruit Class 2016-1 at the Hylton Performing Arts Center in Manassas at 10 a.m. on Friday, July 22.
Fri., Jul. 29 - The first-ever Italian Water Circus in the U.S. is coming to Potomac Mills.
Fri., Jul. 29 - The seniors at the Woodbridge Senior Center aren't too cool for school.
Thu., Jul. 28 - The Town of Occoquan is throwing a party at the new River Mill Park this week.
Thu., Jul. 28 - A 16-year-old male juvenile from Woodbridge was arrested on July 27 in connection with a Feb. 19 robbery and a July 26 shooting.
Thu., Jul. 28 - For the first time, students had an opportunity to attend a youth summer medical camp at Prince William Medical Center.
Thu., Jul. 28 - Semper K9 Assistance Dogs is currently looking for a new place to call home.
RSVP in need of drivers
© Gainesville TimesGood morning Prince William.
The Retired and Senior Volunteer Program –RSVP has an urgent need for volunteers age 55+ to drive veterans to their doctors’ appointments. It’s so easy and doesn’t take much time out of your day.
Benefits also include additional insurance, a mileage stipend, recognition events but most importantly helping us with a growing community need as we try to branch out to help dialysis patients. Please, email Jan at: email@example.com to learn more.
Prince William County Office of Elections needs Election Officers for the upcoming 2016 Presidential Election On Nov. 8. This is a stipend service day. You need to report by 5am and work until to closing to assure voters a positive experience. You must be a registered voter and attend two training sessions. Apply online at: pwcgov.org/workatpolls. Sounds like a fun day and receive $125 mad money just in time for your holiday shopping.
Prince William Area Free Clinic needs lots of volunteers for both administrative and medical duties. Eligibility volunteers are needed Monday and Tuesday afternoon and all day Thursday. Data entry volunteers are needed early evenings on Monday, Wednesday and Thursday. There are also a number of medical volunteers needed including a pharmacist or pharmacy resident on Tuesday afternoon or helping with medication pick-ups on Wednesday afternoon and Thursday mornings. The clinic continues to need RN’s and LPN’s as well as local partners to assist with physical therapy and podiatry patients. Come be part of the awesome team. Email Caitlin at: Caitlin.firstname.lastname@example.org for more info.
Catholic Charities- Hogar Immigrant Services is urgently seeking teachers for the English classes in Manassas, Woodbridge and Dale City. These classes are held Monday-Thursday but volunteers are only asked to teach once a week. Training is provided and you do not need to know any other language. Call Cynthia at 571-208-1572 ext. 103 to learn more.
Habitat for Humanity has lots of volunteer opportunities. Visit the volunteer calendar for all the specifics at: www.habitatpwc.org. They especially need lunch donors to bring lunch to the other volunteers. It’s easy- just make some sandwiches, a bag of chips, few cookies and a drink to make their day.
StreetLight Ministries in Woodbridge offers a number of services to homebound seniors and other fragile clients. Volunteers are needed to provide transportation to doctor’s appointments, grocery shopping and other simple chores. Please email Rev. Powers email@example.com to learn the many ways you can help another in the greater Woodbridge community.
The PW Soil and Water Conservation District is looking for volunteers to help with the E.coli study of Quantico Creek. Veronica tells me it’s not rocket science but fun science just the same. Email Veronica at: firstname.lastname@example.org to learn more.
The PW Conservation Alliance is sprucing-up of the K9 Gunner Dog Park on Aug. 6 from 9:30 a.m.-noon. The address is 13000 Minnieville Rd., Woodbridge. Wear long pants, sturdy shoes, and a hat to keep off the sun.
If you are looking for other opportunities, please don’t forget to call my wonderful team at Volunteer Prince William. Jan can help you with the Retired and Senior Volunteer (RSVP) opportunities at 703-369-5292 ext. 1, Shelley can help with any individual or group project and send you weekly updates if you’d like. Shelley is at 703- 369-5292 ext. 0, and Bonnie can help you with opportunities available in Disaster Preparedness at 703- 369-5292 ext. 3. Please visit our newly re-vamped website at www.volunteerprincewilliam.org. Thanks so much for all you do in our community.