Jun 23, 2016
by The Volunteer Center of Lubbock
"May I never get too busy in my own affairs that I fail to respond to the needs of others with kindness
and compassion." - Thomas Jefferson
The Volunteer Center of Lubbock wishes everyone a joyous upcoming Independence Day!
Our nation is built on a spirit of volunteering, and today we want to celebrate that spirit. Did you know that:
The Volunteer Center encourages you to celebrate with us by volunteering your time, gifts, and talents to an organization in need!
Please keep the nominations coming! The 20th Annual Cornucopia Luncheon will be held onWednesday, November 2, 2016.
At the Luncheon, the Volunteer Center hosts the "Get Involved" Awards, which honor individuals, businesses, and groups for
their role(s) in outstanding volunteerism and community service. We cannot honor these exceptional volunteers without your help!
The Volunteer Center asks that you nominate someone you think is deserving of a "Get Involved" Award here.
Nominations are due by 1:00p.m. Tuesday, June 28, 2016.
Feel free to contact Paris Wright email@example.com for more information or to submit nominations
Are you and your family looking for summer activities? If so, From the Heart is for you. From the Heart is a
summer service program that offers opportunities every Thursday morning from June 16th through August 18th.
This program teaches children about giving back to their community and allows families to spend time together for
a good cause. Sign up for projects here or find out about other family opportunities by contacting CiCi Nunez at
The annual Service & Leadership Symposium is an educational event dedicated to the Volunteer Center of Lubbock's purpose -
inspiring a more engaged community by helping people find their purpose and act on it. The symposium brings together
business and community leaders, teachers, students, and nonprofit organizations with the goal of building a stronger South Plains.
This year's keynote speaker is Scott Sherman, executive director of the Transformative Action Institute. We also welcome First Lady
of Texas Cecilia Abbott as a special guest. We are proud to partner with the OneStar Foundation as a part of the Texas Nonprofit
Buy your tickets today and take advantage of our early bird pricing:
For more information, contact Sabine Wohlschlag firstname.lastname@example.org.
Broadway Festivals, Inc. is a local nonprofit that organizes, conducts, and finances the 4th on Broadway Celebration held each
Independence Day. Broadway Festivals, Inc. seeks volunteers for assistance with Independence Day events, which include:
operating the Coca-Cola booths; patrolling the children's area; data collection; collection of tickets for the Early Settler's event;
gatekeepers for the Texas Country Street Dance; and attending the parking lot. Please click here to help Broadway Festivals, Inc.
continue to make Lubbock's Independence Day Celebration a success.
The Veterans Resource Coordination Group (VRCG) connects veterans and their families to the resources needed
during times of transition and assists them with achieving their goals. The VRCG helps veterans return to civilian life
through a variety of services including counseling, assessment, outreach, education, and referrals. Additionally, the
VRCG strives to become a recognized leader in the State of Texas for community-based veteran support. If you are
interested in volunteering for the Veterans Resource Coordination Group, please contact Mike Flores at (806) 470-9317 or
or click here.
Texas Tech Physicians is the medical practice of the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center School of Medicine.
They are passionate about caring for the needs of the West Texas community and raising up the next generation of health
care professionals. To be effective in all aspects of their organization, the Texas Tech Physicians seek volunteers as
Physicians hospitality team. Please join the Texas Tech Physicians in serving the community!
To find out more about these and other opportunities, visit our Get Connected