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JUNE 2013 • NEWSLETTER FOR VOLUNTEERS • #2
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ELDERS SUMMER TEA PARTY
FINEST HAT COMPETITION & SILENT AUCTION

There are opportunities for five volunteers to help out on Wednesday, June 26 at a Summer Tea Party from 1-4 pm at the VAFCS. Sounds like fun!

Volunteers will help collect admission (only $5!), serve yummy strawberry shortcake, and support the judges with refreshments as they decide on the finest tea party hat. — Want to help out, have a good time, and do great service? This event is a fundraiser for the Elders Program at the Aboriginal Centre.

Send us an email: volunteer@vafcs.org


TWO VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES IN THE ELDERS FOOD BANK PROGRAM
Want to help out our great Elders Program? Supervisor Laura is looking for two volunteers to sort Food Bank donations three Wednesdays a month from 9 to 11 am at the Aboriginal Centre. The food is shared with appreciative Elders during a weekly luncheon.
Fax your application form to 604-251-1986 or email  volunteer@vafcs.org
NATIONAL ABORIGINAL DAY JUNE 21, FRIDAY MORNING AT THE VAFCS (1607 E. Hastings) & AT TROUT LAKE to 5 PM

Thanks to all of you, our kind supporters, for your tremendous response in — filling all our volunteer needs for NAD. — National Aboriginal Day  begins early with a pancake breakfast at the Aboriginal Centre. A walk follows from VAFCS to Trout Lake where a lunch, music and other fun, family activities are planned for the afternoon. For more info, check out the NAD Website.
BIG THANKS! While we will post photos and more details after the event, just want to say thanks for ALL OF YOU who offered your time and services to serve coffee and meals, collect donations, clean up and generally do what is necessary – with good cheer and smiles! Can’t wait!


VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITY DURING NAD AT VAFCS and TROUT LAKE (Friday, June 21, 9am -3pm) 


Required — an assistant to support our roving photographer for the VAFCS Volunteer Program — during National Aboriginal Day. The assistant will be responsible for seeing that release forms are signed by the folks being photographed. Email us:  volunteer@vafcs.org


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Newsletter Team: Susan, Colinda, Anne, Laura
Design and Layout: Anne
Photos:
(1) green onions in basket — Westend Atelier
(2) dancer NAD 2012 — John Bellerose



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