President’s Blog: Sunshine Kids Volunteer Opportunities (and more)

As the newly elected Alumni President. I think is was more of an appointment, I was out of town, during the January meeting. Here is a list of activities and volunteer opportunities for the Alumni.

April 7, 2015: Sunshine Kids held their kick-off meeting in preparation for the “2015 Texas Hill Country Adventure” week of events, hosted by the Hays County Sheriff’s Department. The week of activities will be June 8th – 14th, 2015. Here is a list of events in which you may be interested in volunteering:

  –   Mon, Jun 8th: Kids arrive, dinner at Texas Roadhouse.
  –   Tue, Jun 9th: Sea World, Dinner at Clear Springs.
  –   Wed, Jun 10th: Showcars for Kids, Capital with Police Escort, Sheriff’s BBQ and Swimming at the Rio Vista Pool
  –   Thu, Jun 11th: Schlitterbaun, Bingo Night, Pizza and Ice Cream Social
  –   Fri, Jun 12th: Ranch Experience, Other Activities (TBA)
  –   Sat, Jun 13th: Motorcycle Ride, San Marcos BBQ, Souvenir Shopping, Mexican Dinner, Texas Flag Ceremony, DJ, Dancing at Dick’s Custom Car.
  –   Sun, Jun 14th: Return home

 

Background: (from sunshinekids.org website) The Sunshine Kids is a non-profit organization dedicated to children with cancer. Established in 1982, we are committed to providing positive group activities and emotional support for young cancer patients. The Sunshine Kids provides a variety of programs and events, free of charge, for kids who are receiving cancer treatments in hospitals across North America.

April 9, 2015: 13 Alumni graduated from the Third Advanced Citizens Academy. The evenings program was lead by Deputy Tom Ormsby. Representing the Sheriff’s Department was Sheriff Gary Cutler, Captain Brad Robinson, Lieutenant Jeri Skrocki and Deputy Stephen Treager. The Alumni was represented by President Wayne Kendrick and Vice President Angie Cruz provided a pizza dinner. Upcoming Alumni meeting speaker programs and volunteer opportunities were presented. All graduates were invited to become members of the Alumni. A “Certificate of Graduation” was presented by Sheriff Cutler and Lieutenant Skrocki.

Upcoming Volunteer Opportunities:

Wed, May 27th thru Sat, May 30   –   2nd Annual Capital of Texas Motorcycle Chute Out (Cabelas)
Mon, Jun 8th thru Sun, Jun 14th   –   Sunshine Kids (Various Locations)
Tue, Jun 30th thru Thu, Jul 2nd   –   Junior Deputy Academy – West Side (Wimberley)
Tue, Jul 28th thru Thu, Jul 30th   –   Junior Deputy Academy – East Side (Kyle)

 

Thanks,

Wayne Kendrick

 

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