Category Archives: Volunteer

August Volunteer of the Month: The Mission Continues Arlington

The Arlington Parks and Recreation Department is very excited to announce that The Mission Continues Arlington 1st Service Platoon has been selected as the Volunteers of the Month for August 2018!Mission Continues partners with Arlington Parks often and have been an integral part to their Volunteer program over the past…

July Volunteer of the Month: Jude Plauche

Congratulations to our July Volunteer of the Month, Jude Plauche. Plauche joined the Arlington Master Composters after attending the annual Master Composter workshop in the spring of 2017. Already an active volunteer with the Arlington Police Department’s Citizens on Patrol, Plauche wanted to give more of himself to his community. He quickly…

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…