Community announcements 04-26-11

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Volunteers needed
The Fuller Lodge Art  Center needs up to a dozen new volunteers. Volunteers sit at the reception desk, greet visitors as they enter and handle any sales. Often visitors have questions about Los Alamos and the interactions with the volunteers become part of their vacation experience. Volunteers are assisted by Fuller Lodge Art Center staff members, as needed. Shifts available are from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. or 1 p.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Saturday. Call Amy Bjarke at 662-1635 or email gallery@fullerlodgeartcenter.com.

March on Hunger
Aspen, Chamisa and Mountain Elementaries, along with Los Alamos Middle School, are collecting non-perishable items for people and collars and leashes for pets as a community project and a student service project combine their efforts. To learn more about making donations call 661-4846. The Los Alamos Monitor, KRSN, AM 1490 and the Betty Ehart Senior Center continue the March on Hunger through the end of the month.

Photos sought
 Blue Star Mothers is seeking photos of area military men and women serving in the armed forces.  Photos will be displayed on the organization’s  “Wall of Heroes”.  This traveling case is displayed at fundraisers and community events. Call call Marilyn at  927-4341  or Lena at 927-2687 for more information.

USS Clinton reunion
The USS Clinton Crewman’s Reunion Association is looking for crewmen and families for the 18th annual reunion in Florida Oct. 10-14. For reunion information, contact Reunion Coordinator Duncan E. Atkinson, 1510 19th Avenue North, Texas City, Texas 77590; 409-945-6148, 409-739-1341 or deape@aol.com.

Singers needed
Do you like to sing? Join the Choral Society, a non-auditioned chorus for all ages in Los Alamos. For their spring concert, they will be sing love songs, some Brahms, favorites from the Beatles and some spirituals. Rehearsals are Tuesdays from 7-9 p.m. at the United Church, 2525 Canyon Road. Call Chuck, 662-9127, or Wendy, 231-0162, for details.

Applications not
being accepted
Habitat for Humanity’s Building Kindness program is currently NOT accepting applications. Upon completion of the current home repair projects, applications will again be given and received. It is Habitat’s policy to not keep a waiting list, so we must open and close the process as appropriate. They look forward to completing affordable home repairs in our community. Volunteers are needed. Contact the Building Kindness Administrator for more information at 505-747-2690.