Atlantic students are invited to participate in the Walk to End Alzheimer's on Sunday, Sept. 27 at the Mizner Park Amphitheatre. The Alzheimer's Association will provide 7 hours of community service to students who volunteer at the event, an additional 3 hours for students who are registered to walk, and additional hours for other activities before the event.
For more information please visit the 2015 Boca Raton Walk to End Alzheimer's website and the Atlantic Community High School walk team page.
The Ocean Conservancy's 30th annual International Coastal Cleanup is Saturday, Sept. 19, from 8 am to 10 am at the Sandoway House Nature Center, 142 South Ocean Blvd. Supplies will be provided and participants will earn community service hours.
Details and registration forms are on the city's website. Download the Ocean Conservancy's “Cleans Swell” app from the Apple or Android app store to keep track of the trash you pick up.
Palm Beach Animal County Animal Care is in need of shelter volunteers and fosters to temporarily house animals. Visit the Animal Care website for volunteer information and applications.
The Palm Beach County Parks and Recreation Department needs volunteers to maintain trails at West Delray Regional Park on Atlantic Avenue just west of 441 (State Road 7) on the third Sunday of every month at 8 am (May 17, June 21 and July 19). Meet at the trail head near the RC car track. Gery Kinnard is the volunteer coordinator. Text your name to 602-515-6864 for more information. Volunteers must be age 15 or older or accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.
The Roots Cultural Festival is sponsoring an Academic Olympics competition on Saturday, July 11, from 8 am to 2 pm at Pompey Park. The competition is open to students in grades 3 to 12. Events include essay, oratorical and math contests, and a spelling bee, each in elementary, middle and high school divisions. Visit the Roots Cultural Festival website for details and an application.
High school students are also invited to volunteer at the event. Community service hours will be awarded. Click here for volunteer information and an application. Questions? Email firstname.lastname@example.org
SPRING BREAK FOOD DRIVE
Atlantic students are participating in a Delray Beach Rotary Club sponsored food drive benefiting students at Pine Grove Elementary School. Bring canned goods and other nonperishables (peanut butter, tuna, canned meat, cereal bars, fruit cups and the like) to the cafeteria by March 11. Food will be distributed during spring break to families of Pine Grove students who receive breakfast and lunch at school. Community service hours will be awarded.
The Palm Beach County Community Angel Network is a directory of local agencies in need of volunteers of all ages. Find organizations based on your interests — animals, children, environment, seniors, medical, etc.
Walk MS Palm Beach needs volunteers for their National Multiple Sclerosis Society event on Sunday, Feb. 22. If you'd like to volunteer, email Isabelle Cote of the Walk MS Palm Beach committee at ICote@scripps.edu.
Event and volunteer information:
Registration begins at 7:30 am
Walk begins at 9 am
Location: Waterfront City Commons at 101 South Flagler Drive in West Palm Beach
Volunteer Tasks & Time Day Before (Saturday, February 21)
Depending on the roles, hours may vary.
Set up (4pm-6pm) – 20 Volunteers Needed
Volunteer Tasks & Time Day Of (Sunday, February 22)
Depending on the roles, hours may vary.
Set up (6am-7am) – 20 Volunteers Needed
Balloon Placement (6am-7:30am) – 5 Volunteers Needed
Parking – (7am – 9am) – 6 Volunteers Needed
Greeters – (7am-9:30am) – 5 Volunteers Needed
Kids Zone (7am-12pm) – 3 Volunteers Needed
Champions Against MS Tent (7am-12pm) – 5 Volunteers Needed
Photographers (7am-12pm) – at least 2 Volunteers
Photo Check-In (7am-12pm) – 2 Volunteers Needed
Prize Distribution (7am-9:30am) – 8 Volunteers Needed
Prize Distribution (10:30am-12pm) – 8 Volunteers Needed
Pre-Breakfast (6:30am-9:30am) – 8 Volunteers Needed
Breakfast (9:30-12pm) – 8 Volunteers Needed
Rest Stops (8am-12pm) – 6 Volunteers Needed
Support Vehicle Driver (8am – 12pm) – at least 4 Volunteers
Massage Therapists (9:30am-12pm) – at least 4 Volunteers
Cheering (10am-12:30am) – 20 Volunteers Needed
Breakdown (11am-1pm) – 20 Volunteers Needed
Palm Beach Compost is a nonprofit organization working to reduce waste in our community, increase environmental awareness and grow food for the poor. Students can earn community service hours working with local businesses to compost their organic waste and growing food to donate to local organizations who provide food to needy families. Visit palmbeachcompost.com for more information.
Neuroscience Discovery Day on Saturday, Dec. 13 is an all-day celebration commemorating the December 2012 grand opening of the Max Planck Institute for Neuroscience.
Students of all ages and adults are invited to explore interactive neuroscience activities such as Measure your Muscles, Do-it-yourself DNA, and Rewire your Brain. The celebration is free of charge and open to the public.
Participate in experiments and demonstrations with neuroscientists and get a behind-the-scences look at where discoveries are born.
Email email@example.com for information on volunteering at Neuroscience Discovery Day 2014.
The Rotary Club of Delray Beach is hosting the 53rd Annual Halloween parade downtown on Saturday, Oct. 25. Volunteers should report to Atlantic Avenue at NE 2nd Avenue at 12 noon and plan to work until 2 pm.
The parade begins at 1 pm at the southeast corner of Old School Square Park and proceeds east on Atlantic Avenue through downtown to Veterans Park.
For more information, contact Harvey Brown at 561-573-5000.