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Transportation for seniors or preschool for the needy? Afterschool programs or mental health services?
What do you think is the greatest need in our community?
The Rappahannock United Way wants to know your thoughts. The agency will hold several townhall meetings, asking what goals RUW should be working on in the next 10 years.
Staff will use the results to decide where donations will go.
There are several ways you can participate, including attending and participating in community meetings. Community meetings will be held the following dates and times at these locations:
- Thursday, Sept. 23, from 7 – 8:30pm at the King George YMCA
- Saturday, Sept. 25, from 9 – 10:30am at the Marshall Building in Spotsylvania
- Thursday, Oct. 7, from 7 – 8:30pm at the Rowser Building in Stafford
- Friday, Oct. 15, from 3 – 4:30pm at the Rappahannock United Way Building off State Route 2
- Thursday, Oct. 28, from 7 – 8:30pm at Bowling Green Baptist Church
You can also attend a telephone meeting, host a meeting or submit thoughts to the RUW blog.
For details, visit: http://www.ruw2010.blogspot.com
And here’s a volunteer opportunity:
An area agency will train people to advocate for abused and neglected children. Rappahannock Area Court Appointed Special Advocates will hold a training session Oct. 2–23.
To learn more about how to make a positive impact in the life of a child, contact Rappahannock Area Court Appointed Special Advocates at 540/710-6199 or visit rappcasa.com