Hello and happy summer! This will be the last event blast until the beginning of the school year. There are a few projects this week.
Our service year follows the school calendar – hours for the 2017-18 year will be counted from June 23 on.
Questions about your hours??–Contact Yuko or Andrew Moy at “firstname.lastname@example.org”
Enjoy your summer.
A FEW REMINDERS:
Use only ONE email as your hours are tracked on ivolunteer via your email address
If you sign up to volunteer, you need to be there! If you have a conflict, please notify the liaison ASAP.
Boys must complete 10 hours of service and parents 5 hours during the academic school year. Volunteer opportunities are winding down for the school year. Be sure to sign up for one of the many offered in this blast if you haven’t met your hour requirement.
CAROLINE HOUSE AFTER SCHOOL TUTORING
Location: 574 Stillman Street, Bridgeport
(15 -20 min from Westport)
When: July 10-12
Hours of Event : 8:45am-12:00pm
Summary: Summer tutoring for children in 1st-7th grade in reading and math. In addition to volunteer tutors, we are in need of several adults to help in each of the classrooms.
Contact: Hilary and Jacob Lustig email@example.com
Sign-up: SEND YOUR NAME and EMAIL to Diane Johnson at firstname.lastname@example.org to sign up, receive reminders and updates from Caroline House
GILLESPIE CENTER LUNCH
Location: 45 Jesup Rd Westport
When: July 22, 29
August 5, 6, 12, 13, 19, 20, 26, 27
Hours of Event: 11:45am – 1pm
Credit Hours: 3 hours
Number of Boys: At least one family or up to 3 boys with 1 parent
Summary: Provide and serve a hot lunch to 25-30 people.
You would be expected to arrive at 11:45 to set up your prepared food in the kitchen and serve it to the clients from 12:00-1:00. You can cook the meal yourself, or buy it if you prefer. This service is greatly appreciated by the clients at the Gillespie Center and Homes with Hope.
Contact: Anne Spencer at email@example.com
PERSON-TO-PERSON FOOD PANTRY
Location: 76 South Main Street, Norwalk
When : Tuesdays: July 25, August 1
Thursdays: July 27, August 3
Fridays: July 28, August 4
Hours of Event: 9:00am – 12:30pm (most likely finished by noon)
Number of Boys: 8 (boys only, no parents)
Summary: Person-to-Person provides a variety of services for low income residents of Norwalk. The food pantry provides a week’s worth of groceries to families. SLOBs will stock the store shelves and help the customers shop as well as check them into the store computer system.
Contact: Nanette Hausman firstname.lastname@example.org
Sign-up online: http://shsslobs.ivolunteer.com/event_214\
WAKEMAN TOWN FARM FAMILY FUN DAY
Location: 134 Cross Highway, Westport
When: Saturday, July 15th
Hours of Event : 1st shift 9am-11am
2nd shift 11am-1pm
3rd shift 1pm-3pm
4th shift 3pm-4:30pm
Summary: A day at the farm filled with lots of fun activities for the whole family to help educate the community about local healthy food production, responsible land stewardship and sustainability. Volunteer jobs include set up, clean up, grill, animal care, and helping with the fun activities.
Contact: Laura Kaufman LauraK6472@gmail.com
Sign-up Online: http://shsslobs.ivolunteer.com/event_95
WESTPORT LIBRARY SUMMER BOOK SALE
Location: Westport Public Library
When: July 15-18th (Set Up: July 10-14)
Hours of Event: Many different shifts available. Please go to this link to sign up directly with the library. Make sure to include “SLOBS” in the comments section to earn hours for the event. NOTE : NO “CASHIER” job for Slobs.
Summary: Big summer book sale event at the Westport Public Library. Set up for the sale, help out during the sale or clean up after the sale … or sign up for ALL! Be a part of the big community event !!!
Contact: Yuko and Andrew Moy : email@example.com
Sign-up online: https://westportlibrary.ejoinme.org/MyPages/BookSaleVolunteerForm/tabid/347046/Default.aspx
WESTPORT FINE ARTS FESTIVAL
Address: Parker Harding Plaza/Gorham Island –
Downtown Westport (Exact Location TBA)
Date of Event: July 14-16
Hours of Event: July14: 6-10 am
July 15: 6-10 am
July16: 5-9 pm
Summary: Boys will be asked to help artists set up on July 14 and 15 and to help them tear down on the 16. Volunteers should ask for Jacqui Bidgood when arriving at the site.
Contact: Suzy Spiro firstname.lastname@example.org
Sign-up online: http://shsslobs.ivolunteer.com/event_216\
Kenny & Patti Brill
SLOBs President 2016-17
Steven & Ilene Frost
SLOBs Communications 2016-17