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Arlington Police Gives Thanks to Department’s 345 Active Volunteers

The Arlington Police Department held its annual Volunteer Awards Luncheon to honor the work and support from the 345 active volunteers in the organization. Police Chief Will Johnson and Mayor Jeff Williams both spoke on the value, importance and difference all the volunteers are making within our community. At the luncheon,…

December Volunteer of the Month: Nannette Lombard

Nannette Lombard has demonstrated herself to be a valuable member of the City of Arlington’s volunteer program. Her determination and ability to adapt quickly has brought her a high level of respect from other volunteers and Arlington police officers. Lombard is a dedicated volunteer who has positioned herself to help her…

Arlington Animal Services Recognizes Volunteers, Names Volunteer of Year

What an amazing year for the Arlington Animal Services volunteers!The City recently hosted an appreciation lunch at Spaghetti Warehouse for more than 70 volunteers, celebrating their service and accomplishments at the Arlington Animal Services Center during the past fiscal year. Animal Services also named its Bill McCart Volunteer of the…

Arlington Animal Services Volunteers Assist SPCA with Pets Displaced by Hurricane Harvey

Arlington Animal Services volunteers recently assisted the SPCA of Texas in Dallas by providing care for family pets temporarily relocated here from communities affected by Hurricane HarveyThough the hurricane recovery process is in full swing, some families have not returned to their home or have no home for them or…

Goodwill Interns Find Real-World Experience at Arlington Animal Services

Goodwill is more than just a thrift store. Just ask the shelter staff at Arlington Animal Services. The Goodwill “Summer Earn & Learn” program provided a mutually rewarding experience for five dedicated student interns and the staff and animals at the center. Goodwill is the largest employer of people with disabilities…

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…

Arlington Public Library Appreciates its Dedicated Volunteers

This National Volunteer Appreciation Week, April 23-29, the Arlington Public Library showed volunteers how valued and important they are. The library is lucky to have dedicated volunteers of all ages who work at all locations as well as out in the community. In today’s world, it’s getting difficult to retain consistent and…