Leduc County celebrates dedicated volunteer community

April 16, 2013 – Local seniors’ centre volunteers and board members will be honoured for their outstanding efforts as part of National Volunteer Week, taking place Canada wide April 21 to 27.

This year’s theme, “Volunteers Cast a Beautiful Shadow,” reflects the positive impact volunteers have on communities across the country.

“Our volunteers play a significant role in the success of programs offered by Leduc County and this week is one small way to recognize outstanding individuals and show our appreciation for their selfless dedication,” says Sara Russell, Seniors Services Coordinator.

Leduc County Family and Community Support Services are coordinating a number of activities to recognize and thank senior centre board members and volunteers during National Volunteer Week 2013.

Date Time Location
Monday, April 22 1 p.m. Warburg Seniors Centre, 52 St., Warburg
Tuesday, April 23 1 p.m. New Sarepta Golden Pioneers, 5063 Centre Ave, New Sarepta
Wednesday, April 24 10 a.m. Calmar & District Senior Citizens Club, 4916 50th Ave, Calmar
Wednesday, April 24 1 p.m. Thorsby Senior Citizen Club, 4813 49th St., Thorsby

Media will have an opportunity to photograph and interview important volunteers at the above events.

Alberta’s Volunteer Week initiative began in 2001 with the support of Volunteer Alberta and the Government of Alberta.

 

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