Volunteers in Action

Category: Volunteers in Action

348. March for Meals to Feed Seniors in Barrington

 I occasionally volunteer to deliver meals to seniors in Barrington. And I’ve learned that the Meals on Wheels program is the quickest pick-me-up around. If you want to see how something as simple as delivering lunch can make a big difference in lives around us, you might want to check out the Barrington Area Council on Aging’s Meals on Wheels program. You are guaranteed smiles!  In fact, there are several ways you can help feed local seniors this month. And all you have to do is dine at specific restaurants on select Tuesdays.
The Barrington Area Council on Aging is taking part in “March for Meals”, a month-long campaign during March, sponsored by the Meals on Wheels Association of America. If you dine at specific Barrington restaurants on Tuesdays this month, they’ll make a donation to BACOA’s meals programs.…

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24 Hour Dance Marathon at Barrington High School

247. Barrington High School 24-Hour Dance Marathon

 If you’ve mastered the Mashed Potato, the Moonwalk, the Macarena or if you’ve come up with a dance style that’s all your own, Barrington High School is THE place to be this weekend! Students are hosting the school’s first ever 24-hour dance marathon and almost 100 dancers of all ages have already signed up to participate. If you’re in the mood to do a little dancing, they’re looking for more contestants.  Or you can come just to spectate and all the money raised will go to local charities.

The BHS Dance Marathon is the brain-child of the Barrington Area Community Foundation’s brand new Youth Advisory Council.…

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Gobbler Gallop in South Barrington

228. Sign Up for the South Barrington Gobbler Gallop

 South Barrington is continuing a brand new tradition by hosting the second annual “Gobbler Gallop” one week from today on Sunday, November 21st. The 5K run and 1 mile walk is a great way to kick off the Thanksgiving season because you’ll be helping two important causes AND get a great workout at the same time.…

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