A bowling fundraiser and a haircut-a-thon will raise funds for DG student recovering from February accident.
There are two fundraisers Sunday to benefit the family of Hunter Himes, a Lakeview student who was seriously injured in February when he was struck by a car. The first is a bowling fundraiser at Brunswick Zone, 1555 W. 75th St., from 5 to 7 p.m. Tickets are $30 per person, which inclues two hours of unlimited bowling shoe rental, raffle ticket, pizza and soda. Half of the ticket price will go to Hope for Hunter. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org to reserve your ticket. You can also stop buy the event for a raffle, which will include baskets of prizes donated by the community. Also on Sunday, Michael Graham Salon & Spa in downtown Western Springs wil have a cut-a-thon with proceeds going to Hunter's family. The cut-a-thon is from 10 a.m. to 4 p…
There are plenty of ways around the area to volunteer and contribute to society. Below, some upcoming opportunities.
- VOLUNTEERS IN THE NEWS
- Colleen Kant
Wednesday, September 21, 2011
WHAT: ESL Teaching Opportunity WHERE: St. Joseph Services, Bolingbrook WHEN: 12:45 to 3:15 p.m. Thursdays through Nov. 3 WHY HELP: Volunteers are needed to help teach basic English skills to adult students. Assigned classroom workbooks will be provided, and volunteers will have orientation and observe a class before teaching. REQUIRED SKILLS: Volunteers must be older than 18 and make a minimum six-month commitment, with at least two hours of in-class class and a half-hour of preparation per week. A 10-hour online training will be required. Volunteers also should be prepared to shadow two classes prior to teaching, and must provide a copy of their resume and two professional references. Volunteers also need to pass a background check and be…