Vol­un­teers thanked at CAB lun­cheon

Stanstead Journal - - FORUM - Vic­to­ria Vanier, Stanstead

TheCAB RH Rediker held its an­nual Vol­un­teer Brunch, last Fri­day, cel­e­brat­ing their over 150 vol­un­teers. Th­ese vol­un­teers help de­liver over 10,000 meals-on-wheels, they pro­vide trans­port and ac­com­pa­ni­ment over 900 times for out-of-town ap­point­ments, they run the fam­ily counter, the in­come tax clinic, the blood pres­sure clinic and much more.

This year’s theme for Na­tional Vol­un­teer Week was: Vol­un­teers are part of the rip­ple ef­fect. Vol­un­teer work is like a stone thrown in a lake: its ef­fect has a di­rect im­pact. At A full house of vol­un­teers en­joyed a de­li­cious lun­cheon, last Fri­day, at the CAB RH Rediker. the same time, like rip­ples, vol­un­teer ef­forts reach out far and wide to im­prove com­mu­ni­ties.

The CAB RH Rediker is in need of more vol­un­teers. Peo­ple are wel­come to vol­un­teer just a few hours a year, a month or a week; it is very flex­i­ble. For in­for­ma­tion call 819 876-7748.

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Dig­ni­taries at­tend­ing last Fri­day’s Vol­un­teer Lun­cheon were (l. to r.) Ayer’s Cliff mayor Alec van Zuiden; Og­den mayor Michael Sud­low; Or­ford MNA Pierre Reid; and Comp­ton/Stanstead MP Jean Rousseau.

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