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Friday, February 20, 2015

Volunteers are needed to help with the Louisiana High School All-Star girls and boys basketball event

Volunteers are needed to help with the Louisiana High School All-Star girls and boys basketball event

Volunteers are needed to help at the banquet and game.

If you would like to help let me know which date and please include your cell phone number.

Date: Fri. March 20  - Banquet
Help with tickets at door, setup, clean up, give directions to reserve tables, serving of food and drinks
Shift: 5:15pm – 10:30pm

Date: Sat. March 22 – Game Day
Help with tickets, at access points and giving directions to guest and teams as needed
Shift: 11:15pm – 5:30pm 

Location:
Shreveport Fair Grounds

Perk:  You will receive a meal and a Sports Commission t-shirt.

Please let me know if you would like to help and I will send you a confirmation email.

Teresa Micheels
Teresa Micheels, Volunteer/Project Manager
Shreveport-Bossier Convention & Tourist Bureau
Visit Louisiana’s Other Side . . . Discover Yours!
318-429-0628 or 800-551-8682, ext. 146 or Cell 318-518-5027
www.Shreveport-Bossier.org
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Thursday, February 19, 2015

The American Red Cross is looking for volunteers

The American Red Cross is always in need of volunteers in the Shreveport and surrounding areas and currently have some specific projects that students at LSUS may be interested in. Some of our greatest needs right now are:

General Office Help

Disaster Team
·         Serve a shift on our 24/7 team
·         Provide assistance to families following a disaster
·         Can be small or large scale
  o   House fires occur several times a week (on average) and larger disasters (such as tornadoes) occur less frequently

Pillowcase Project
·         Provide presentations to children in grades 3rd through 5th
·         Presentations include:
  o   Information to prepare for disasters
  o   Coping skills
  o   A pillowcase to decorate and fill for an emergency preparedness kit

There are many other volunteer opportunities as well. Much of the work performed at the American Red Cross is volunteer based. Please give us a call for more volunteer information.
 
Rebecca Berry

AmeriCorps NPRC
American Red Cross
North Louisiana
318-865-9545
rebecca.berry@redcross.org

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

Volunteers needed to help with the Regional Archery Bow hunters Pro/Am Tour

Volunteers needed to help with the Regional Archery Bow hunters Pro/Am Tour

Volunteers are needed to help with setup and take down. This will include moving boxes, targets and range equipment.  You can volunteer for one day or both days.

Setup:  Mon Feb 23

Shift: 9am – 5:30pm

Take down: Sun March 1

Shift: 11am – 5:30pm

Location:

Cypress Black Bayou

In Benton, LA

Perks: Volunteers will get a t-shirt and snacks will be provided

If you are interested let me know which day or days you would like to help with, and please include your cell phone number.

Teresa Micheels

Teresa Micheels, Volunteer/Project Manager
Shreveport-Bossier Convention & Tourist Bureau
Visit Louisiana’s Other Side . . . Discover Yours!
318-429-0628 or 800-551-8682, ext. 146
www.Shreveport-Bossier.org
www.ShreveportBossierFunGuide.com

Volunteers needed to help with the City of Shreveport’s MLK Basketball Tournament.

Volunteers needed to help with the City of Shreveport’s MLK Basketball Tournament.

City of Shreveport/SPAR will be hosting the 27th Annual Martin Luther King Basketball Tournament that will be showcasing 100-150 teams from Louisiana, Texas, Arkansas and Mississippi. They also have a Wheelchair Basketball Tournament League included in this event from teams from surrounding states.

Dates: Saturday February 21 and Sunday February 22

Several shifts are available during the Tournament

Location:  There will be several locations throughout Shreveport

If you are interested in helping contact for more information.
Theresa Gray-Jacobs
318-673-7815
there.jacobs@shreveportla.gov

Monday, February 2, 2015

VOLUNTEERS OF AMERICA’S LIGHTHOUSE LEAP TUTORING PROGRAM 2015


VOLUNTEERS OF AMERICA’S LIGHTHOUSE
LEAP TUTORING PROGRAM 2015

Volunteers are needed as LEAP tutors for 4th and 8th graders in Shreveport, LA. Tutoring begins Tues, Feb. 17 and will take place Tuesdays and Thursdays until Thursday, April 30. We will not have tutoring during the first LEAP testing week (March 16th- 20th) and Spring Break week (April 6th- 10th). Volunteers can choose to tutor at one of the following places:

·         Lakeshore Middle School (1807 San Jacinto Avenue)- 3:00 – 4:00 PM; tutors needed for 8th grade students

·         Forest Hill Elementary (2005 Francais Drive)- 3:30 – 4:30 PM; tutors needed for 4th grade students

Because the testing format is new this year, we are requiring all interested tutors to attend a one hour LEAP training on Thursday, Feb. 12, at either noon OR 5:15 PM – 6:15 p.m. at the Highland Center- Large Conference Room, 520 Olive Street, Shreveport LA 71104 (parking is available in the back parking lot of Stephens Street). Please RSVP to Tricia Jowell at Tricia.Jowell@voanorthla.org or call 318-221-2669 to attend.


Tricia Jowell | Community Development Manager
www.voanorthla.org  | Tricia.Jowell@voanorthla.org
360 Jordan St. Shreveport La. 71101
318.221.2669
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Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Special Olympics Polar Plunge


Volunteers are needed to help in key area at the Centaur Parade

Volunteers are needed to help in key area at the Centaur Parade

When: Sat Feb 7

Volunteers are need for:

Parade pacers:  (3pm – when parade is over about 10pm or 11pm)

Volunteers will be placed in teams along the parade route to help making sure the parade stays together. They will be the eyes on the ground and will be able to call for  the parade to slow down or stop so it can come together again.  Volunteers will have direct contact with the Parade Marshall who will be in contact with the divers and will make the official call.  Teams can be made up of husband and wife, or two friends.

If you want to the parade pacer I will need to know who your teammate will be and their contact information.

 Perk:

Volunteers will receive an official t-shirt, get a meal the day of the parade and invited to the Centaury after party.


Volunteer Training:

Is Feb 3  at 6pm
Volunteers must be 21 or older

If you are interested in helping please let me know where you would like to help and send me your cell phone number and I will send you a confirmation email with all the need to know information.  

Teresa Micheels


Teresa Micheels, Volunteer/Project Manager
Shreveport-Bossier Convention & Tourist Bureau
Visit Louisiana’s Other Side . . . Discover Yours!
318-429-0628 or 800-551-8682, ext. 146
www.Shreveport-Bossier.org
www.ShreveportBossierFunGuide.