United Way website: http://tinyurl.com/volunteerconnections or call (231) 487-1006. Nonprofit agencies that wish to post volunteer opportunities can register for free at:http://tinyurl.com/volunteerconnections-agency.
You can help
If your organization needs volunteers or donated items, write Debbie McGuiness at the Petoskey News-Review, 319 State St., Petoskey, Mich., 49770, or send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. Because of the large number of requests, we will publish your listing only twice.
The Women's Resource Center needs volunteers to work at its safe home and Gold Mine Resale Shop. If you are available and would like to give even a few hours per month, contact Jamie Winters at (231) 347-1572.
The Petoskey Friendship Center's loan closet offers a wide variety of gently-used durable medical equipment for those facing surgery, illness, or long-term health conditions. The program is currently in need of wheelchairs, bedside commodes, toilet risers, shower chairs, bath benches, and wheeled walkers. If you would like to donate your clean, well-cared-for items, stop by the Petoskey Center at 1322 Anderson Road. A receipt for your donation will be provided.
The Gold Mine Resale Shop of the Women's Resource Center has two Petoskey locations, 1002 Emmet St. and 2049 U.S. 31 North.¿ Both stores accept donations of gently used furniture, household items and clothing and are open from 9:30 a.m.- 5:30 p.m., Monday through Saturday.¿ Volunteers are also needed.¿ Call (231) 347-3970 for additional information.
Zonta Club of Petoskey is accepting donations¿of one yard or longer of 100 percent cotton and fiberfill.¿ These will be used to make the mastectomy pillows that the club donates to the hospital.¿ If you would like to donate contact Karen Clark at (231) 347-0313 or Deb Manker at (231) 347-3313.
Bay Bluffs in Harbor Springs is in need of recent hardcover books and books on tape, for their library.¿No paperbacks, please.¿For more information,¿ call (231) 526-5495.
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 23
BNI-Business Before Breakfast, meets 7-8:30 a.m. every Wednesday at the Petoskey United Methodist Church. Visitors welcome.
Harbor Springs Kiwanis Club meets at noon every Wednesday at Stafford's The Pier Restaurant. Visitors welcome.
Petoskey Duplicate Bridge Club meets at noon Wednesdays at 2144 Cemetery Road, Petoskey¿ (behind Lowe's). All players welcome. Visit www.petoskeybridgeclub.com or call (231) 881-0829 for information.
THURSDAY, MARCH 24
Petoskey No. 1 BNI will meet 7-8:30 a.m. Thursday at Petoskey United Methodist Church. For further information, call (231) 526-6449.
Writer's group meets 6 p.m. Thursday at the Charlevoix Public Library.
Petoskey Duplicate Bridge Club meets at noon Thursday at 2144 Cemetery Road, Petoskey. All players welcome. Visit www.petoskeybridgeclub.com or call (231) 881-0829 for information.