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Volunteer Central's Sector News E-Newsletter Archive


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    10 Outdoor Volunteering Opportunities

    13 Jun, 2019

    It’s becoming increasingly evident that natural environments are important for our health. Not only is being outdoors fun, but more importantly – it’s good for the brain, body and soul!  According to psychologists, exposure to nature helps us shrug off s…

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    Benefits of Volunteering for Your Youth

    11 Jun, 2019

    Ah, the sights, sounds and smells of summer. Kids laughing on the streets, ice cream trucks, festival and events, the smell of BBQ’s and campfires galore! We love summer, no doubt, however a common theme with parents come summertime is – what am I going …

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    Being a Community Builder is Good for Business

    29 Nov, 2018

    On Tuesday, November 20, 2018, we held our second annual Giving Tuesday Luncheon at the Radisson Hotel in Red Deer. This year, our speaker was Russ Dahms. He is the Executive Director of the Edmonton Chamber of Voluntary Organizations.   Russ Dahms gi…

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    Featured on Volunteer Management Institute's Twitter

    30 Jun, 2018

    Thank you to Volunteer Management Institute for featuring our work and organization in their social media pages!

  • Lynne Mulder awarded the 2018 Lifetime Achievement Award

    07 Jun, 2018

    Our Board of Director, Vice-chairperson, Lynne Mulder received the Lifetime Achievement Award at the Women of Excellence Awards:  

  • RDPL Highlights Volunteer Opportunities at Volunteer Fair

    14 Apr, 2018

    We were featured and quoted in articles about National Volunteer Week in, Red Deer Express, Red Deer Advocate, Red Deer News Now, and on Sunny 94 and Shaw Channel 10. Our staff was interviewed on Red Deer News Now when participating in a vo…

  • Pam Snowdon featured in International Women's Day article

    02 Mar, 2018

    Our Executive Director, Pam Snowdon, was featured in a special International Women’s Day article in the Red Deer Express. 

  • Non-Profit Incubator Featured in Red Deer Advocate

    08 Feb, 2018

    Volunteer Central's Non-profit Incubator was featured in the Red Deer Advocate:


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