Davenport Work Week informational meeting


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Press release submitted by city of Davenport


City of Davenport Work Week June 2013 Volunteer Opportunities Informational Meeting

In August 2012, the City of Davenport announced the kickoff of the first ever Group Cares Home Repair Workcamp coming to Davenport during the summer of 2013. As many as 70 local residents will benefit from the work of a projected 400 adult and teenage volunteers at the Davenport Work Week, coming to Davenport the last week of June 2013.

The City is still looking for interested individuals, organizations, companies and groups to volunteer with various elements of the Work Week prior, during and after the Work Week. The City will be hosting Volunteer Opportunity Community Meetings on Tuesday, February 12th at 2PM and 5:30PM for individuals to learn more about the Work Week and how they can join in volunteer efforts. There are a variety of opportunities for individuals; everything from preparing baked goods for the volunteers to assisting with Work Week efforts.

If you'd like more information, please attend the meetings below or visit the website!

Work Week Informational Meeting, Tuesday, February 12th:
2PM – Conference Room, River's Edge, 700 W River Drive
5:30PM – Community Room, Davenport Police Station, 416 N Harrison Street

To find out how you or your group can volunteer, please contact Ashley McDonald at (563) 888-3438 or amcdonald@ci.davenport.ia.us
www.cityofdavenportiowa.com/workweek






















 



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