Look on the calendar for volunteer corps events or meetings. It’s a great way to spend a few hours helping someone else, getting to know like minded people, and feeling pretty darn good about yourself!
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The aim of Arbor Day is to raise awareness of trees and to help to provide an educative service to all areas of our community. The Secular Hub plants trees on Arbor Day because:
1). trees provide important products from lumber and paper to chewing gum and soap.
2). the shade that trees provide can decrease air conditioning costs by 20% annually.
3). during the cold winter months, evergreen tree breaks block the strong northerly winds saving around 2% annually in heating bills.
4). trees help clean the air and by capturing and removing pollutants.
5). trees provide food and habitat for wildlife.
6). trees lining our rivers, lakes and streams help prevent soil erosion and provide shade for wildlife and fish.
Continuing the momentum from Arbor Day, the Hub has adopted a stretch of Downing Street as part of the Adopt-A-Spot program. Bi-monthly, we’ll put out a call for volunteers to help clean up. Our environment, after all, can infiltrate our self-perceptions. And we want it to have a positive influence in our community. While we’ll put out calls before each event, we would also like to recruit a core team that we can count on to help regularly with the effort. If that sounds like you, Contact Us to let us know. Thanks for your support!
The Community Service team hosts a Pancake Breakfasts the first month of each quarter on a Sunday to support worthy causes. It might be to help a Hub member in need, or raise money a secular cause. If you’re interested in giving back, this will be an excellent time to stop in for a visit. We’ll speak to some great opportunities to make a difference and would love to hear your thoughts, as well.