Family volunteer fair planned for Nov. 19

Individuals and families are encouraged to attend the Thanks for Giving Volunteer Fair between 1 and 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 19, in the Mercy Plaza lobby, 1225 S. Gear Ave., West Burlington.

More than 20 community organizations will be at the fair to increase awareness of their services and recruit volunteers of all ages. They include:

  • Arts
  • Community pride
  • Conservation
  • Education
  • Fitness
  • Health
  • Social services
  • Tourism

The fair also will offer activities for children, giveaways and refreshments. People also can try climbing Great River Health Fitness’ 35-foot climbing tower in Wellness Plaza without charge. Children under 18 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. Burt the Turkey will make an appearance to visit with children and families.

The Thanks for Giving Volunteer Fair is coordinated by Great River Health Systems and Iowa State Extension Outreach.

For more information, please call Becky Luers at 319 208-5395.