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North Cheyenne Cañon Park Clean Up, May 17, 2003, from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Lunch provided. Pre-register by calling the Starsmore Discovery Center at 578-6146.

Tutoring Adults 101 , Penrose Public Library, 20 N. Cascade Ave. Free training will be provided for volunteers who want to help adults improve their reading and writing skills. May 12-16, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Call 531-6333, x2224 or x2223 to register or for more.

Volunteer musicians and educators to coordinate a Blues Lyrics Contest for high school students or to organize summer concert series. Business of Art Center, 513 Manitou Ave., Manitou, Meet at 5 p.m., For more, contact pikespeakbluescommunity@hotmail.com.

The Business of Art Center in Manitou, seeks cultural enthusiasts to help coordinate events that include performance and visual art. Volunteer needs are gallery sitting, food preparation and ushering. This is an opportunity to meet local artists and musicians while contributing to the art community. For more call 685-1861.

Southern Colorado AIDS Project seeks volunteers who take pleasure in the outdoors, and want to share in the success of annual bicycle ride through the front range, August 14th - 17th. Setting up camp, cooking meals, cheering riders on, or cruising the route in support of our riders, each volunteer is vital to the success of the Ride. If interested in volunteering, call DawnAnn at 578-9092 or dgriffeth@s-cap.org.

YouthLink: Connecting Kids with Caring Adults, is looking for adult volunteers to build a positive, regular friendship with a child or teen. Orientation, ongoing training and support are provided. Call Scoti Domeij, YouthLink Mentor Coordinator at 444-5404.

Foster Parents needed for vulnerable teens. For more visit www.hopeandhome.org or call 575-9887.

Volunteer Chefs needed to teach a nutrition education and cooking program to low income children. Share Our Strength's Operation Frontline is a non profit organization that addresses the root causes of hunger and mal nutrition by mobilizing volunteers to help teach our classes. For information please contact jparadis @ofl.org

Silver Key Senior Services seeking people to help drive local elderly persons to the grocery store, bank, doctor, etc. Invest just four hours a week or month and don't pay a penny for your gas! Call Diane, 632-1521.

Head Start Needs Groups to Volunteer to distribute flyers in targeted neighborhoods. For more, call Susan 635-1536 x233.

Southern Colorado CURE, a prison reform group, P. O. Box 7474 Colorado Springs, needs volunteers to act as a liaison for inmates families. 749-2145.

Spaceship Earth Foundation, an international environmental education & global non-profit needs volunteers. Work from home, email, phone or do school programs with kids. See www.spaceship-earth.com Flexible hours Call Mark 636-3637 or 964-3935.

Volunteer Tutors needed: Children's Literacy Center seeks volunteers to provide one-on-one tutoring to 1st, 2nd & 3rd graders. We have new sites in southern Colorado Springs that meet after school one hour, two days per week. Call for information and training times, 471-8672.

First Visitor provides literature, gifts, support and information to young parents raising children without anyone to support or advise them. You could be a big help to those families by donating just a couple of hours a month by being a mentor. Call Nancy at 444-4504 to become a volunteer.

Starsmore Nature Center seeks volunteers for children's programs and hike leaders. Training provided. Call Phyllis McKee at 578-6146.

T.E.S.S.A. formerly the Center for Prevention of Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault, seeks volunteers. Call Jessica, 633-1462.

Walking Shield American Indian Society seeks volunteers for packing and loading boxes and picking up donations around town. Call Elaine, 329-0251, Tues.-Fri., 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Meals-on-Wheels seeking volunteers to help deliver hot meals to lonely, isolated area seniors for two hours each week. Call Diane or Mikki at Silver Key Senior Services, 632-1521.

PILLAR, the Peak Institute of Living, Learning and Rejuvenation, has volunteer opportunities for retirees including data entry, reception, proof reading, marketing and advertising. Call 633-4991 for more information.

The Probation Victim Assistance Program seeks caring volunteers to assist in victim notifications, victims' rights education and the victim/offender mediation process. Call Stephanie, 329-7006.

Safe Kids Coalition Home Safety program needs volunteers to install safety devices for homes with small children. Call Karen Weber, 578-3278 or e-mail karenweber@epchealth.org.

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