Tag Archives: Volunteer

Arlington Fire Department Volunteer Wins State Award

Linda McMillen, an Arlington Fire Department Office of Emergency Management Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) volunteer, was awarded the second annual Jack Colley Award for Volunteerism on June 15 at the annual Texas Unites Citizen Corps/Volunteers Organizations Active in Disaster Conference.  The award was presented by Steve McCraw, director of…

Arlington Public Library Wins Big for Its Volunteer Program Campaign

Ever wanted to be a Book Doctor?  How about a Multicultural Consultant?  Heritage Sleuth?  You can through the Arlington Public Library’s volunteer program, which has gained state and national praise for its quirky approach to attracting community assistance. The library recently received two public relations awards for its “Become a Part…

Global Youth Service Day is Saturday in Arlington

Global Youth Service Day mobilizes millions of youth from over 100 countries to improve their communities through service. It remains one of the largest service events of its kind. On Saturday, April 21, youth groups from area schools, and faith-based and nonprofit organizations will make a difference in Arlington when they…

Spotlight on Volunteerism

When it comes to volunteer work, Lauren Tatum believes you get a pretty solid return on your investment. Since the mid-1990s, the longtime Arlington resident, who teaches social studies and language arts at The Oakridge School, has donated hundreds of hours of her time, energy and leadership to a number of…

UTA Student Volunteers Hold Bake Sale

Volunteers Adam Castleman, Espy Trujillo, Justin Nguyen, and Kiriakis Newman are shown above preparing for a bake sale held at UT Arlington in December. The event, organized by the Animals & Environment committee, generated almost $250 in donations which were donated to Arlington Animal Services (AAS). Community Services Educator Chris Huff…