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SERVICE PROJECTS

To sign up or obtain further details, contact Morgan Salyer or Amanda Whorley for more details. Please contact either of them before attempting to contact the project contacts below.


Reforest the Bluegrass
Horticultural event with Retired and Senior Volunteer Program. 8am to dark. Saturday, 31 March.


Collecting Soda Can Pop Tabs
We're collecting soda can pop tabs to help Phi Upsilon Omicron. If you save them, bring them to the meetings to turn in. Thanks!


After-School Art
Join our handicapped friends from the popular "College for Living" at Minds Wide Open Art Center. Monday-Thursday, 8am-5pm. Thursdays are busiest. Beginning Feb. 19th.


Bingo at Aids Volunteers (AVOL)
Sell Bingo chips, yell a lot, and walk a few miles. Get free food and snacks in the process. Wear comfy shoes. Pretty fun, but a little tiring. 2nd Sunday of every month, 5:45 pm - 10pm. Heather at 225-3000.


Overnighters with Cub Scouts and Girl Scout Cadets
At Children's museum. Help supervise and direct. Volunteers will perform skits on paleontology (boys) and museum studies (girls). Pizza and breakfast provided. Cubs (boys only): Friday, 16 Mar, 7pm-7am. Cadets (girls only): Friday, 23 March, 7pm-7am.


Kids' Cafe' at the Manchester Center
Tutoring and mentoring opportunities with underpriviledged children after school. 4:30-6pm on Fridays.


Mardi Gras Ball
With AIDS Volunteers (AVOL). Sat., Mar 24. at KY Horse Center. Set-up in early to late afternoon. Ball goes from 7:30 to midnight (free), with buffet, music. Dress outrageously!


Night Staff
At Hospitality House, across from McDonald's on Limestone. Serve in 2+-hour shifts. Minor cooking, cleaning (no dishes); processing guests; odd jobs. Tuesdays, 4-10pm until permanent replacement is found.


TENTATIVE AND UPCOMING SERVICE PROJECTS


Habitat for Humanity

Children's Plays at Kentucky Horse Center
11 am on Saturdays. Working concessions. The Horse Center donates $25 to APO for every volunteer we bring!


Mentoring at Northern Elementary
Kids are in desperate need for role models. Know anyone better than APO to do the job? (This project was "discovered" by Becca Rubenstein and Angie Funk, while serving at a completely unrelated service project!)


House Painting
A UK professor wants his house painted and is willing to pay handsomely for it. A great project - and fundraiser - for APO. (This idea was also discovered by a member participating in a project for another student organization).


Tanbark Nursing Home
Weekend and afternoon recreational activities. Info to come soon.


Big Brothers, Big Sisters
Screenings for qualification for the program. Time and date to be determined.


Building Benches
At Family Care Center, Saturday 24 March or 31 March. No tools or skills required.


Shopping Trip
With senior citizens at Adult Day Health Care. March 2001.


Field Trip
With senior citizens at Adult Day Health Care. April 20.


Phone Jam
Acquire valuable fundraising experience! For Alzheimer's Association. Volunteers will join Morgan after-school and/or weekends in contacting Lexington businesses to raise funds for the 2001 Memory Walk. Training and motivation provided. Early April.


Arbor Day
Plant trees and such at the Arboretum. April 21st, 9am-3pm.


Library Data Entry
Volunteers with good computer and/or organizational skills needed for book cataloguing project at Operation Read.


Pet Festival
Similar to Picnic with the Pubs. Like dogs? In April.

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