A thank you party honoring all volunteers in Ulster County
when: Saturday January 19th, 2019, 2-5pm
(snow date: Monday January 21st)
where: Rosendale Recreation Center, 1055 NY-32, Rosendale
Celebrating your service to the community and honoring the legacy of Dr Martin Luther King Jr.
Hosted by UlsterCorps
UlsterCorps is sponsoring its 10th Annual MLK Day Celebration of Service, Saturday January 19th, 2019, 2-5pm at the Rosendale Recreation Center, 1055 NY-32, Rosendale, NY (Monday January 21st snow date). The event honors volunteers from non-profit service organizations throughout Ulster County for their hard work and dedication.
The day will celebrate the broad circle of kindness and generosity that knits us together as a community and demonstrates the value of the volunteer spirit across all generations. The event is free and features live music by Blind Mice and Women of the World, refreshments from local restaurants, and raffle drawings for the volunteers. Volunteers from all Ulster County non-profits, as well as their families and friends, are welcome to attend.
Thank you so much to everyone who joined us for UlsterCorps 10th Annual MLK Day Celebration of Service! Special thanks to: speakers NY State Senator Jen Metzger, Sue Weed (Family of Woodstock), Lisa Hantes (Angel Food East & Ulster Literacy Association); musicians Blind Mice and Women of the World, Jason Sarubbi, Split Rock Studio for sound; Green Cottage for the beautiful centerpieces; Community Foundations of the Hudson Valley, Assemblymember Kevin Cahill, Ulster Literacy Association, Rosendale Theatre and Rondout Valley Lions Club for sponsoring the event; Alternative Baker, Angel Food East, Arconic, Blue Mountain Bistro-to-Go, Bread AloneBakery, Colony Woodstock NY, Cucina Woodstock NY, Deborah & Michael DeWan, Hash, Hudson Valley Farm Hub, Keegan Ales, Main Course Catering, Marysa Sacerdote Jewelry, Postmark Books, Provisions Woodstock, Rosendale Cafe, Rosendale Theatre, Shindig, Signature Fitness, Sunflower, Sunfrost, Vitality Yoga Flow, Cornelia Wathen, and Yum Yum Noodle Bar for contributing food and raffle prizes!
when: MLK National Day of Service
Monday January 21st, 2019, 9:30-11am
where: Everette Hodge Community Center
15-21 Franklin St, Kingston, NY
Free event – refreshments will be served
Would you like to help increase access to nutritious foods in your own communities? If so, please join us for a Volunteer Orientation on MLK Day, National Day of Service, Monday January 21st, 2019, from 9:30-11am at the Everette Hodge Community Center, 15-21 Franklin St, in Kingston. You’ll learn about the many opportunities to help support and grow local initiatives to address food insecurity and improve the quality of food available to those in need in our community. Volunteer opportunities include: helping to grow, glean and distribute fresh produce donated by local farms; preparing lunchtime meals at a soup kitchen; picking up food from local grocery stores; stocking/organizing shelves and preparing food packages at your local food pantry; assisting with food drives and more. The Orientation will include presentations by Family of Woodstock Inc, Angel Food East, People’s Place Food Pantry, and the Farm to Food Pantry Collaborative.
Register/more info: To register or for more information please email email@example.com or call/text 845-481-0331.