Your News » Volunteering

Make Christmas brighter by adopting a deserving family

Posted on November 24, 2014 at 9:35 am

Thanksgiving is this week and the Lincoln County Adopt-a-Family team is thankful for those who have stepped forward and adopted a family in need this Christmas. Over 100 families have been adopted! But as Christmas gets closer, families remain on the list. Below are some of the families that are available for adoption. Not sure what adoption involves? Contact the committee and they will be glad to talk with you!

Read Full Story

Volunteering » Older Stories

  • The Cellular Connection to hold nationwide food drive

    Posted on November 24, 2014 at 9:22 am

    The Cellular Connection, the largest Verizon premium wireless retailer in the U.S., announced on November 14 that 300 of its stores will be donating and volunteering at local food banks through its “Stop the Hunger” initiative this holiday season in a joint effort with its customers. From November 14 until Friday, December 12, participating TCC stores across the U.S. are encouraging local families to bring in canned and boxed food,

    Read Full Story
  • Morse LCCOA Volunteer of the Year

    Posted on November 10, 2014 at 9:19 am

    Linda Morse is the Volunteer of the Year at the Lincoln County Council on Aging (LCCOA).

    This year the celebration of the LCCOA volunteers was held on Saturday, October 18. It was extremely rewarding to host a party that expresses how essential volunteers are to their mission. All of facilities and staff could not do it without their help. Not to mention the thousands upon thousands of Lincoln County residents served and showed kindness. Volunteers help to create a peaceful world and a safer planet. To

    Read Full Story
  • Scouts presented the Beacon Award

    Posted on November 10, 2014 at 8:30 am

    Boy Scout Pack 395

    Boy Scout Pack 395 Den 2, received some exciting news at their Oct. 28 meeting. The group of boys had worked hard from May – Sept. doing community service work painting Troy city park picnic tables. The boys painted 17 tables to help beautify the city parks. Den 2 was recognized for their efforts and were awarded the Beacon Award. The Beacon Award recognizes the good deeds that scouts do

    Read Full Story
  • Area Kiwanians give children the gift of play, install $50,0000 equipment

    Posted on November 3, 2014 at 9:14 am

    Kiwanis Playground

    Children now have a new place to slide, climb and play after city officials declared their previous playground unsafe. Kiwanis, Toyota and Landscape Structures Inc., have partnered to improve the community by building a $50,000 playground at Fairgrounds Park. It is a safe oasis for local kids to engage in creative, imaginative and accessible play. Kiwanis club members devoted Oct. 25 to build the playground. Volunteers began at 8 a.m.

    Read Full Story
  • Bread for Life Food Pantry: a local mission

    Posted on October 27, 2014 at 9:35 am

    In September of 2003, the Greater Troy Ministerial Alliance opened the Bread for Life Food Pantry and served on average 12 families per week. Now, 11 years later, the pantry is in a new facility and served 115 families in a recent week. On average, 500 Lincoln County families each month receive food from Bread for Life Food Pantry. The all-volunteer organization is blessed with on-going community support from individuals,

    Read Full Story
  • Winfield School celebrates awesome bus behavior

    Posted on October 20, 2014 at 9:45 am

    Every quarter Winfield R-IV School District gives out awards to students who have shown the Warrior Way while riding on the school bus for the whole quarter. Those who are being recognized for the first quarter are: Primary – Gauge Masterson, Ashlyn Fry, Maggie Springer, Madilynn Baker, Baylei Young, Kalynn Mitchell, Alex DiFeo, Andie Kukan, Makayla Meyer, Ava Morris, Kayden Ash, Hayden Ptak, Damien Gammons, Chloe Ruckel, Jeanna Rose, Michael

    Read Full Story

Headlines of the Day