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COVID-19/Coronavirus Response Volunteering

Ways you can get involved!

  • The next meeting of the Medical Reserve Corps is Thursday, April 2 for radiation monitoring training, 5:30-6:30 p.m. at the Columbia/Boone County Dept. of Public Health & Human Services, 1005 W. Worley.  Canceled.
  • Household Hazardous Waste Collection (HHW), Saturday, May 2 & 16 at 1313 Lakeview. Volunteers assist with paint consolidation. shifts are available 8 a.m.-10 a.m. & 10a.m.-12p.m. Volunteers must signup, no walk-ins please.   HHW has been canceled on April 4 & April 18.
  • Cleanup Columbia on April 11 has been canceled.
  • Special Olympics! Volunteer for an hour each week to help support athletes participating in Basketball, Swimming, Track & Field, or Volleyball. Dates for each sport will vary. 
  • Looking for a project for a group?  We can help you organize a litter pick up event or park project. 

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Volunteer of the Month for March-Valerie Owen

On her drive home Valerie Owen always noticed the flower bed in the Clark Ln. and Ballenger roundabout. As a professional gardener she would admire the space and think of ways to improve the landscape.

In February 2019, Valerie got the opportunity to adopt the bed and do just that. Valerie says since she has taken over the spot “people really do notice, less trash is thrown out, and there are less signs littering the roadway!" With all of the hard work that Valerie has put into her spot, what she enjoys the most is “seeing people who drive by and stop to comment on how they ... Read More