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Volunteers Wanted to Help Remove Wreaths from Veterans Graves at Spring Grove Cemetery Jan 18

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The Darien chapter of Wreaths Across America is asking for volunteers to help with removing wreaths from veterans’ graves at Spring Grove Veteran’s Cemetery at 10 a.m., on Saturday, Jan. 18. — an announcement from the Darien Chapter of Wreaths Across America

The wreaths were placed on the graves of the veterans on Dec. 14 during a ceremony coordinated by the local chapter. Wreaths Across America is a non-profit organization that strives to “REMEMBER the fallen ….

At Home In Darien Organizes Volunteer Leaf Raking and Public Sidewalk Snow Shoveling for Seniors

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While leaf raking and snow shoveling can be good exercise, they are often tiring and sometimes hazardous chores for seniors. —an announcement from At Home in Darien

At Home In Darien is pleased to offer fall leaf raking and winter snow shoveling services. This program matches seniors who are in need of assistance with At Home In Darien volunteers. Leaf raking, show shoveling, and other volunteer services can help Darien seniors remain in their homes and our community without worrying about simple things like household chores and maintenance. “Although the weather is still nice, we’re already getting ready for the falling leaves and snow,” remarked Gina Blum, At Home In Darien Executive Director.

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Do the Volunteers or the Visitors Have More Fun at the Maritime Aquarium? Here’s the Best Way to Find Out

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Pursue your interest in marine animals — and share your knowledge and enthusiasm with others — by becoming a member of the volunteer staff at the Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk. — an announcement from the Maritime Aquarium

Interviews for potential volunteers will be held on Tues., Sept. 17 and Thurs., Sept. 19, on both days at 5:30 p.m. (You need attend only one.)

“Volunteering here is fun and personally rewarding, and it’s also vital to fulfilling the Maritime Aquarium’s mission of educating and inspiring guests about Long Island Sound,” said Lisa Slinsky, assistant director of Volunteers and Community Service. “If you’re retired, the Aquarium offers a great way to stay active and connected.