Tag Archive: volunteer

Jun 27

A day of action: United Way combats Texas heat

The Lone Star State is indeed a very cool state, but this word is used in more than one way. Blistering temperatures have always been a way of life in the Great State, and triple-digit summer temperatures must not be taken lightly. The spectre of heat-related illness makes cooling systems and fans matters of literal …

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Jun 11

Wellness Ed Program

Finding reliable resources of health and wellness information can be a challenge.  Since 1906, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service has provided Texans with guidance in various health areas and is now training volunteers to provide more communities with the education and tools needed for healthy living. The Master Wellness Volunteer Initiative is an AgriLife Extension …

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Apr 23

Good Shepherd Medical Center honors volunteers

Longview’s Good Shepherd Medical Center (GSMC)  honored the achievements and vital accomplishments of its volunteer auxiliary with a special luncheon at local Pinecrest Country Club on this week. The vital contributions of the hospital’s volunteer force over the past year will be recognized for making possible GSMC’s mission to insure the overall health and general …

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Apr 10

Selfless service

It was quite a crowd. The Longview Nonprofit Coalition Board worked countless hours to put together a great reception in  honor of  volunteers. The recent luncheon brought  25 non-profit agencies and their priceless volunteers to Maude Cobb Convention Center for an annual event. It is important to note, Longview volunteers have put in a total …

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Jan 14

Friends of the Library Meeting slated January 27

Interested in joining Friends of the Library? Want to learn more about the group? Come to their next meeting here at the library on January 27th at 5:30pm. You can learn how this very important group helps support the library through fundraisers, book sales and other projects. They will also be electing officers (President, Vice …

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Aug 05

GSMC to host blood drive

Summer is not yet over in Texas. August is a time to take a few extra moments to enjoy the outdoors and attend sporting events with friends and family. It is also a good time to remember that one single blood donation can help save up to three lives. Summer is the most challenging season …

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Jul 24

NAACP Freedom Gala looms, tickets available

The Longview Gregg County Unit of the NAACP will host its “Pulling Together: The Time is Now” Freedom Fund Gala on Saturday, July 27, at 5:30 p.m. at the Faith Center at First United Methodist Church in downtown Longview. To culminate a year of community service and social justice activism, unit officers and members, as …

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Jul 24

Wellness Pointe awarded: Project Linus distributes blankets to mothers

Wellness Pointe’s Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) program was recently awarded 50 blankets from Project Linus, a nonprofit organization that provides homemade blankets to children in need. The award request was spearheaded by Wellness Pointe employee Carole McKinney, who has received assistance from Project Linus in the past. “I learned of Project Linus while my …

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