Happy National Volunteer Week!!! Volunteers are so important and often go unrecognized for their hard work and effort made within their communities. So here's a BIG SHOUT OUT to all the volunteers who lend their time and hearts to help change the world one small step at a time! Keep it up! For more information about National Volunteer Week, check out this link: https://volunteer.ca/nvw2017
ITS HERE! ChangeTheWorld2017 has officially begun! You have 6 weeks to get out in your community and start making a difference. Not only will you qualify as a ChangeTheWorld participant and a valued volunteer, you will also be recognized with a certificate of appreciation issued by the OVCN for all the good things you do! So get out there and start changing the world NOW! What are you waiting for?!?! See our event listings lined up on the sign up page and register for one or more events and start changing the world TODAY!
To end ChangeTheWorld with a BANG, The Gibson Center in Alliston is holding an art exhibit for its final event!!! You can submit artwork as apart of Simcoe County’s public awareness campaign of addressing racism and discrimination in Canada and get HOURS for it! Just track how many hours you spend on your art piece and also get hours for coming to the event on June 1st. You can submit artwork in any form such as: photography, painting, drawing, poetry, etc., This is a chance for you to showcase your talent and let your voice be heard in addressing a community issue! Artwork MUST be submitted by May 25th.
That's right people! Only 11 days left until we roll out ChangeTheWorld 2017! It's not too late to plan your event. Simply submit your idea on our event sign up page or sign up for an existing event!
Everyone has the chance to make a difference, so what's stopping you?
Save the dates! The South Simcoe Streams Network has finalized their tree planting dates around the community this spring. Contact Silvia to reserve a spot and get your hands dirty to help make the community a greener place to live! Morning and afternoon shifts available.