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Recognizing those who volunteer

Plans for National Volunteer Week — April 22 to April 29 — celebrations are well underway. This year’s celebrations will kick off celebrating VIQ’s 50th anniversary being held at the Banquet Centre on Saturday, April 22. Each year Volunteer and Information Quinte, together with our sponsor Investors Group, recognizes the work of dedicated volunteers in…
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Develop skills through volunteering

VIQ is committed to matching volunteers to agencies based on their interest and skill set. Many times, individuals would like to get involved but are unsure what is available or where to get started. VIQ has more than 500 volunteer activities to choose from throughout Hastings and Prince Edward counties. You can choose to volunteer…
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New year brings in new opportunities

This is a time when we tend to reflect on the year past and make plans for the new year. Looking at our successes and challenges and figuring out how to do things differently and setting goals to work on is a common theme as the year ends. I encourage you to consider volunteering as…
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Celebrating the community’s volunteers

http://www.intelligencer.ca/2016/12/07/viq-celebrating-the-communitys-volunteers In 1985 the United Nations introduced the International Day of Volunteers. Each year this day is set aside to recognize the gift of time given by volunteers. Volunteers make our world a better place. On Thursday, Dec. 1 more than 130 volunteers joined VIQ at Amica Quinte Gardens for our International Day of the…
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