Category Archives: Volunteer

June Volunteer of the Month: Yessica Macias

Congratulations to our Volunteer of the Month for June, Yessica Macias. Macias joined the Arlington Police Department as a volunteer on November 15, 2017. While a volunteer, Macias attended the University of Texas at Arlington to earn a degree in criminal justice.  She was excited to volunteer for APD and quickly learned the…

Volunteers Needed to Serve on Arlington Boards, Commissions

The City of Arlington is accepting applications for interested residents who would like to serve on a Board or Commission. Members of boards and commissions assist the Mayor and City Council by making recommendations on general policy matters impacting the city. Most boards and commissions function in advisory capacities and some have final decision-making…

March Volunteer of the Month: Floyd Wine

Arlington Parks and Recreation would like to spotlight Floyd Wine, a guest services assistant at both Tierra Verde Golf Club and Lake Arlington Golf Course. Wine began volunteering with the City of Arlington in early 2008, after retiring from his 38-year career with Bell Helicopter.  Very active in the community, Wine’s…

January Volunteer of the Month: Larry Cummings, Jr.

Moving from Germany to Arlington in 1966, Larry Cummings, Jr. quickly realized that rules are in place to keep us safe.  After having to appear before a judge for speeding, racing, and causing too much noise that resulted in the revocation of his driver license, Larry changed his ways. Larry read…

December Volunteer of the Month: Nannette Lombard

Nannette Lombard has demonstrated herself to be a valuable member of the City of Arlington’s volunteer program. Her determination and ability to adapt quickly has brought her a high level of respect from other volunteers and Arlington police officers. Lombard is a dedicated volunteer who has positioned herself to help her…

Arlington Animal Services Volunteers Assist SPCA with Pets Displaced by Hurricane Harvey

Arlington Animal Services volunteers recently assisted the SPCA of Texas in Dallas by providing care for family pets temporarily relocated here from communities affected by Hurricane HarveyThough the hurricane recovery process is in full swing, some families have not returned to their home or have no home for them or…