Category Archives: Volunteer

May 2016 Volunteer of the Month: Linda Morrison

Articles Volunteer of the Month 05-02-16

Our volunteer of the month is Linda Morrison.  Linda has been volunteering with Arlington Animal Services since April of 2010. She is an administrative volunteer and helps the front desk staff with filing, computer data entry and answering customer service questions. Linda is a very pleasant volunteer and is always willing to…

Volunteers Needed to Serve on Arlington Boards, Commissions

Articles City Hall 04-27-16

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…

Keep Arlington Beautiful Adopt-A-Spot Program

Articles Keep Arlington Beautiful 03-10-16

Last June, Keep Arlington Beautiful and the Arlington Parks and Recreation Department announced a volunteer campaign to clean up litter from public right-of-ways, such as parks, streets, and trails. The Adopt-A-Spot program is up and running and off to a strong start. Organizations, businesses, teams and families have come together adopting spots…

Host Your Child’s Next Birthday Party At Arlington Animal Services

Articles Animal Services Birthday 2 03-04-16

The first Animal Services birthday party of 2016 was held on Saturday, January 30 for Mariah Hanlon. Mariah turned 10 years old and wanted to celebrate at Arlington Animal Services with her family and friends.  Mariah is a huge animal lover and asked her guest to bring donations for the shelter…

City of Arlington Offers Many Volunteer Opportunities for Residents

Articles Volunteer Program 02-18-16

Volunteering is a way for people to help the community, and the City of Arlington has many opportunities available! From helping out with events to volunteering in different departments, there are a number of ways residents can help in The American Dream City. These departments include the Arlington Fire Department, Police Department,…

Volunteers Sought for Upcoming Lake Arlington Cleanup

Articles Parks Lake Arlington Cleanup

Want to help keep Arlington beautiful? Volunteer registration is underway for the annual Lake Arlington spring cleanup. The event is scheduled from 8:30 a. m. to 11:30 a. m. Saturday, April 2, 2016, at Richard Simpson Park, 6300 W. Arkansas Lane. The goal is to improve the appearance of Lake Arlington and increase public…

February 2016 Volunteer of the Month: Michael Loesch

Articles VOM 02-03-16

Michael Loesch is a volunteer with the Fire Department’s Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) and is the Chairman of the Arlington Christian Disaster Network (ACDN). With Mike as their leader, ACDN has received an honorable mention for Excellence in Volunteer Sustainability in the 2015 FEMA Individual Community Preparedness Awards in addition…