Category Archives: Volunteer

August Volunteer of the Month: Scottie Gordon

Articles Volunteer of Month Scottie Gordon 08-01-16

The Arlington Parks Department has partnered with Mission Continues volunteer, Scottie Gordon. The Mission Continues organization  empowers veterans who are adjusting to life after the military to find purpose through community impact. Veterans are deployed on new volunteer missions within the community to inspire future generations. Scottie has been volunteering with…

2016 Volunteer of the Year: J. Robert “Bob” Hester, Jr.

Articles Bob Hester Volunteer 06-29-16

The City of Arlington is always extremely appreciative of the many volunteers who help keep the American Dream City moving forward. This year, the City recognized one particular volunteer, J. Robert “Bob” Hester, Jr., for his long-standing efforts to do just that. On Tuesday night, the Arlington City Council presented Hester with a…

July 2016 Volunteer of the Month: Elizabeth Wick

Articles Volunteer of Month 06-21-16

Elizabeth Wick works in the Victim Services Unit. Elizabeth is an extremely helpful volunteer and is always willing to assist victims and staff with any need.  She works well with the victims and always offers compassion and support in order to help them through their difficult time. Elizabeth recently has taken on…

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…