Category Archives: Volunteer

Volunteers Keep O.S. Gray Natural Area Trails Looking Great

More than 50 students, faculty and staff from the University of Texas at Arlington helped spread mulch to refresh the trails throughout the O. S. Gray Natural Area on Saturday as part of UTA’s Super Service Saturday. The 20-acre O. S. Gray Natural Area, 2021 W. Abram Street, is located west of UTA…

August Volunteer of the Month: Scottie Gordon

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.

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

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

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

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

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…