Volunteer Expo this weekend

April 29, 2014 

The Volunteer Expo, featuring Mountain Area clubs and organizations, will be held 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., this Saturday, at the Oakhurst Community Center.

"The Volunteer Expo will provide community members a greater knowledge of the service clubs and organizations in our area and which ones they might be interested in joining," said Dottie Lee, chairperson of the event. "It will also provide information on the various fundraising special events that the clubs and organizations sponsor throughout the year."

Representatives from the following groups will be in attendance:
Bass Lake Lions Club
Boys & Girls Club
Boy Scouts
Coarsegold Grandmother's Club
Elks Lodge
The Eastern Madera County SPCA
Friends of the Oakhurst Branch Library (FOBL)
La Sierra Guild
Marine Corps League
Mountain Area Literacy Council
Mountain Bear Fan Club
Mountain Community Women
Oakhurst Area Chamber of Commerce
Oakhurst Mountain Lions Club
Oakhurst Sierra Sunrise Rotary
Positive Living Center
Service Organization of the Sierra
Sierra Historic Sites Association (Fresno Flats)
Sierra Lions Club
Sierra Mountain Quilters Association
Sierra Oakhurst Kiwanis
Sierra Rotary (noon club)
Soroptimist International of the Sierras
Vision Academy of the Arts
VFW
YHS Leo's Club
Yosemite Sierra Visitors Bureau
Yosemite Western Artists

"We worked hard to put this together and need the community to come out to see how they can help and support the non-profit organizations within our community," Lee added.

"All the organizations struggle with keeping their membership up, and it is our hope that after seeing first hand what all these great clubs are about, community members will consider joining."

The event is free to the public and complimentary coffee and donuts will be available in the morning.

A $5 hamburger and hot dog lunch will be served at noon, and a $100 cash drawing will be held.

Details: Dottie Lee, (559) 683-5119.

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