August 23, 2006
Deadline for submissions is noon on Friday. Fax them to 324-2351 or email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Hospice Volunteer Training
East End Hospice is offering a volunteer training program for caring men and women who are interested in becoming Hospice volunteers. East End Hospice provides care and comfort for all terminally ill patients, their families and loved ones on eastern Long Island. Volunteers are needed in all areas. The eight session training program will begin on October 5; pre-registration is required. For more information and to schedule and interview with the EEH volunteer coordinators, call 288-8400 before September 15.
News from The Retreat
The Retreat, a domestic violence service for women and families, had a busy first six months of 2006. A group of Springs school student participated in the Natural Helpers Program, raising $1500 for four Nassau and Suffolk shelters. The Hampton Bays Girl Scout Troop 68 created boxes of goodies for the children at the shelter for Valentine's Day, and Megan, a senior Girl Scout from the troop, performed many hours of community service at The Retreat to earn the Scout's highest award, The Gold Award.