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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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Impact of volunteering hard to grasp

http://www.intelligencer.ca/2016/11/30/viq-impact-of-volunteering-hard-to-grasp-2 Over the past week individuals have experienced the shopping deals of Black Friday and Cyber Monday. Giving Tuesday was observed and many donated to their favourite charity. Today I ask you to consider volunteering. In each column I speak about the hundreds of agencies and programs throughout the community that rely on the support…
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VIQ Linking Quinte and Volunteers for years

http://www.intelligencer.ca/2016/11/23/viq-linking-quinte-and-volunteers-for-years In 1966 the Central Volunteer Bureau of Belleville was established, over the past 50 years VIQ has under gone many changes. In 1997 the Information Services was added. Many times we are asked what does your agency do? A Volunteer and Information Centre is a hub for both agencies and volunteers. We promote volunteer…
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