COLUMN: Volunteers needed for Beaver Lake Nature Center’s Golden Harvest Festival

— Volunteers are needed for this two-day event held Saturday, Sept. 8, and Sunday, Sept. 9, to help with children’s crafts and games, T-shirt printing, parking, canoe dock, food booths, set up and clean-up. Shifts are 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 1:30 to 6 p.m. Volunteers need to be age 14 and older. Call Margaret Tzen at 638-2519 or email her at maksayshi@gmail.com.

Operation Northern Comfort needs people of all skill levels and experience to help with weekend projects doing home repairs, building wheelchair ramps, painting, clearing yard debris, etc. for those in need. For more information about this non-profit organization, please visit their Facebook page or email them at info@operationnortherncomfort.org.

Save the date for our next Volunteer Recruitment Fair scheduled from 2:#0 to 6:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 24, at the Baldwinsville Public Library. Get first hand information from representatives of more than 20 local and area groups looking for new members and volunteers. Come explore the volunteer opportunity that is right for you and make this the year you decide to get involved to make a difference.

The Baldwinsville Optimist Club is looking for volunteers to help sell raffle tickets at their Oktoberfest booth on Friday, Sept. 14, and Saturday, Sept. 15. Three-hour shifts are available for both days so if you can help, please call me at 638-0251 or Gene Hearl at 516-1787.

For other volunteer opportunities, please visit bvillevolunteers.org or call the Baldwinsville Volunteer Center at 638-0251.

Nancy Conley is the executive director of the Baldwinsville Volunteer Center.

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