Volunteers provide vital services for Hospice of Garrett County Inc.

From The Garrett County Republican

GARRETT COUNTY — Volunteers are a vital part of the Hospice of Garrett County organization.

“National Volunteer Week is April 7-13, so it’s nice during that time to highlight a little bit of what we do,” said Donna Brenneman, executive director. “We never charge the patients for anything, even if they don’t have insurance with a benefit for Hospice. We’re providing the medications at no charge and all the services. So we have to fund raise and we have to use volunteers. Our families need that support staff.”

Garrett County’s Hospice got its start in 1983 when home health nurse Pauline Faucett saw a need and got things moving. She still serves on the board of directors today.

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Free 2013-14 Wisp Day Ski Passes – Volunteer to clear new trails

Volunteer some time at Wisp clearing new terrain and get a complimentary ski pass!
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Glade Clearing Project

Weekly: Every Saturday through June 29, 2013
Location:

Event: Glade Clearing Project

Dates: Saturdays – June 1 thru 29

Times: – 9am – 4:30pm
Includes complimentary Lunch
Location To Meet: Bear claw Adventure Park Building
EVENT RAIN OR SHINE!

Call To Register Early – 301.387.4000 ext.0

Description:  Wisp Resort plans to open up over 20 acres of gladed ski and board terrain for the 2013.2014 winter season and we want you to be a part of the team!  Volunteers are needed to assist Wisp Staff in removing  felled trees, shrubs, brush  and debris from the wooded area skier’s left of Squirrel Cage trail.  Volunteers will receive one complimentary one-day non-holiday lift ticket valid for the 13.14 winter season and a complimentary lunch day of service.  Anyone under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.  Event rain or shine.

More here.