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Ravenscroft, Wednesday, June 1 - We have a couple more spots open for this Wednesday, June 1, at Ravenscroft Lower School.  The plan is to have some 55 kids come read with our canine companions.  If some more volunteers could help out, the number of kids reading with each team at on linda p. May 29, 2016 5:54 PM
Last read event for 5 schools this week! Volunteers needed at some schools, May 24-27 - THANK YOU to the many volunteer teams who have already signed up to help this week in the schools!  This is the last week for five of our schools on the traditional schedule.  Enjoy your last day with these kids!  Many kids will sincerely miss not b linda p. May 22, 2016 6:10 PM
Last opportunities to help out in many schools for the[masked] academic year, May 17-20 - As you see from Our Calendar, this week many of the traditional schools will end their read events for this academic year. We could use some help, please, at the following schools: Salem (Apex)- -Thursday, May 19     linda p. May 16, 2016 8:47 AM
Many school read events ending in May. Volunteer opportunities in the schools/ May 10-13 - Happy Mother's Day to all the Mothers!   Many of you may be involved in graduation ceremonies in the area too.  If so, congratulations to all the graduates! If you have looked at Our Calendar, you have noticed that all the Wake County Schools linda p. May 8, 2016 11:27 AM
Northeast Regional Library Now Open!! - The brand new Northeast Regional Library opened mid-April.  Staff and patrons there are looking forward to See Spot Read visits on the second Sunday of every month at 1:30 pm beginning May 8. This new regional library will be a great asset to Gail C. Apr 27, 2016 10:54 AM
Need volunteers in the schools next week, April 26-29 - No one, to date, has signed up for the following schools next week: Weatherstone Millbrook Salem Sanford Creek Please help out, if at all possible.  Thanks so very much to our active volunteers! Linda linda p. Apr 22, 2016 2:23 PM
Teams needed Monday April 25 at Richard Harrison Library -   OOPS....should be Monday, April 25!!!, 6:30 pm Hi Volunteers, To date, no team is signed up for the SSR session on Monday, Apr 29, 6:30 pm at Richard B. Harrison Library.  The library is in Raleigh on New Bern Avenue.  Chec Gail C. Apr 22, 2016 1:03 PM
Teams needed at Richard B. Harrison Library Monday - Hi Volunteers, To date, no team is signed up for the SSR session on Monday, Apr 29, 6:30 pm at Richard B. Harrison Library.  The library is in Raleigh on New Bern Avenue.  Check out the SSR Calendar for more details and help out if you can. Gail C. Apr 22, 2016 7:34 AM
Volunteer opportunities in the schools---April 19-22, 2016 - Thank you to all our teams that have already signed up to help in the schools next week. To date, only one volunteer team has signed up for Green Leadership and World Languages on Friday, April 22.   We could use more help here, please.   T linda p. Apr 17, 2016 11:47 AM
Stress Relief Dog Visits - Wake Tech Community College -   Hi Volunteers...This is a follow up to my notice a few weeks ago about Stress Relief Dog Visits at Wake Tech.  Catherine from Wake Tech is very happy that some volunteers have signed up and she will be sending out directions and parking inf Gail C. Apr 13, 2016 4:02 PM
Re: [pettherapy-162] The Trilogy School----North Raleigh - I will sign up for May 11th.  I am wondering if the child who does not like dogs will change his mind after meeting my Ellie.  She does really good work at Phyllis J. t. Apr 12, 2016 9:40 AM
Teams Needed at Libraries Friday and Saturday - Hi Volunteers, No teams are signed up for the following libraries end of this week. Wake Forest Library - Friday, 4/15, 4:00 pm.  (Wake Forest) Duraleigh Road Library - Saturday, 4/16, 11:00 am.  (off of Glenwood Avenue) Gail C. Apr 12, 2016 8:49 AM
The Trilogy School----North Raleigh - We have received a request from the Trilogy School in North Raleigh to come work with their elementary children.   This is a private school located in an office park off of Six Forks Road (3810 Merton Drive). The Trilogy School meets the needs of 70 linda p. Apr 11, 2016 5:59 PM
Re: [pettherapy-162] Opportunities to help out in the schools, April 12-15, 2016 - I signed up for Fri. at JLSA 12:30 Phyllis J. t. Apr 11, 2016 10:28 AM
RE: [pettherapy-162] Opportunities to help out in the schools, April 12-15, 2016 - Sandra Apr 11, 2016 9:44 AM
Opportunities to help out in the schools, April 12-15, 2016 - There are  4 schools that have no volunteer team signed up next week, April 12-15: Weatherstone (Tuesday, Cary) Salem (Thursday, Apex) Sanford Creek (Thursday, Rolesville) Jordan Lake School of the Arts (Friday, near Jo linda p. Apr 10, 2016 7:05 PM
Fellow Volunteers - Good evening, me and my dog Chester (Sheltie) are new to pet therapy and we are scheduled to go to Sunrise nursing home in Cary this Friday from 2:30-3:30pm  for an hour visit. We are a little nervous about going solo and thought we w Janine L. Apr 5, 2016 8:01 PM
Opportunities to help out in the schools, April 7 and 8 and next week (April[masked] - Please consider helping out this Thursday at Salem Elementary (Apex)!  We have one volunteer signed-up, but help is needed and greatly appreciated! No one, to date, has signed up for Green Leadership and World Languages (at a temporary locatio linda p. Apr 5, 2016 12:35 PM
Opportunities to volunteer in the schools, April 5-8, 2016 - If any volunteer team(s) could help, please, at the following two schools where no one has signed up yet: Sanford Creek (Rolesville)   Thursday--- Read with kids in counselor's office. Green Leadership and World Languages   (tempora linda p. Apr 1, 2016 10:18 AM
Team needed at Fuquay-Varina Library Saturday - Hi Volunteers, We could use another team at Fuquay-Varina Library this Saturday, April 2, 11:30 am.  This is a wonderful little library.....easy to get to from Cary/Apex/Holly Springs.... just one block off of Fuquay's Main Street...easy parki Gail C. Mar 30, 2016 10:03 AM
Stress Relief Dog Visits - Wake Tech Community College - Hi Volunteers, Wake Tech would like certified Therapy Dogs to visit their campus libraries for Stress Relief Dog Visits during exams the week of April 25th. The visits last semester were a success with their students, staff and faculty and with Gail C. Mar 29, 2016 2:14 PM
Volunteer opportunities/schools--March 31 and April 1 - Next week is Spring Break for the Wake County Schools on the traditional calendar. Three schools on the year-round calendar are in session next week: Salem (Apex), Sanford Creek (Rolesville) and Herbert Akins (Fuquay-Varina). To date, n linda p. Mar 25, 2016 8:05 AM
Yet another email re Banks Road Moonlight Read Night - For some reason the message that I copied and pasted in and was sent by Lisa Powell,  Coordinator at Banks Road Elementary, did not appear in the first email:(    Try, try again-- I am typing the message here so that you can see all the groovy activ linda p. Mar 14, 2016 7:49 PM
Banks Road Elementary Moonlight Family Read Night next Tuesday, March 22, 2016 - Here is more information about the Banks Road Elementary Moonlight Family Read Night next Tuesday, March 22.   We REALLY need more teams to join us!  PLEASE step up and help us next Tuesday, March 22, at this once-a-year event!  Th linda p. Mar 14, 2016 7:32 PM
Volunteer opportunities in the schools---March[masked] - Next week, March 15-March 18, if anyone can help out at the following schools-----THANK YOU! Tuesday, March 15, Weatherstone in Cary, 10 a.m. Friday, March 18, Jordan Lake School of the Arts (near Jordan Lake), 12:30 p.m. Friday linda p. Mar 11, 2016 1:10 PM
Re: [pettherapy-162] Volunteers Needed at Green Road Library on Monday - Sent from my iPhone On Mar 11, 2016, at 10:59 AM, brenda yarbrough < [address removed] &g brenda y. Mar 11, 2016 11:04 AM
Re: [pettherapy-162] Volunteers Needed at Green Road Library on Monday - I will sign up but I am working 7-5 that day. Usually I get off at 3 but it depends on the schedule. Brenda Yarbrough Sent from my iPh brenda y. Mar 11, 2016 10:59 AM
Volunteers Needed at Green Road Library on Monday - Hi Volunteers, If anyone can help out at Green Road Library this Monday, 3/14, 4:30 pm it would be sooo greatly appreciated.  To date no one is signed up - some volunteers who typically visit this library can't make it this month - and I know Gail C. Mar 11, 2016 9:44 AM
Volunteer opportunities in the schools---day and evening - Thank you so very much to all of you who have committed to volunteering next week in the schools! I understand that we are all busy people, but if anyone could please help out this coming week on Wednesday, at Longview in Ralei linda p. Mar 6, 2016 11:26 AM
RE: [pettherapy-162] Volunteer opportunities in the schools---March 8-11, 2016 - Sandra Mar 4, 2016 9:58 AM
Volunteer opportunities in the schools---March 8-11, 2016 - Here are some opportunities for volunteer teams next week in the schools: Richland Creek (Wake Forest)   Tuesday, March 8     Wonderful school!  You listen to kids read in the quiet library.  The staff is extremely supportive of the SSR linda p. Mar 3, 2016 9:34 PM
Weatherstone Elementary---Tuesday, March 1 - Would any volunteer be able to help out at Weatherstone, in Cary, this coming Tuesday, March 1.   Please see Upcoming Meetups and Our Calendar for all the details.   The volunteers will listen to the kids read in the cozy, quiet library.  The even linda p. Feb 27, 2016 6:08 PM
Healing Touch Seminar - Hi Volunteers, One of our volunteers has asked to forward this to our members for information in case you may be interested in attending the Seminar Below. All information is included and I am sure some of y Beth Cooke W. Feb 19, 2016 4:10 PM
Volunteer opportunities in the schools---February 23-26, 2016 - Thanks to all who have already signed up to participate in the schools next week!  Please see Our Calendar and Upcoming Meetups for all the details. No one has signed up, as yet, for Washington GT (Raleigh) on Tuesday We have openings linda p. Feb 18, 2016 1:24 PM
Upcoming opportunities in the schools - Thank you to all the volunteers who have signed up to help in the schools next week! We still have some opportunities open: Weatherstone---Tuesday---to this date, no one has signed up for this school.   The school is located very near where y linda p. Feb 11, 2016 8:21 PM
Durant Road Elementary School Family Reading Night---Thursday, March 3, 2016 - The third of March will be here before we know it... Last year we had an unprecedented number of volunteer teams show up for the DRES family night read event.   LET'S MATCH THAT NUMBER OR, EVEN BETTER, TOP IT! This event is so popular linda p. Feb 5, 2016 8:10 AM
Volunteers needed in the schools, week of Feb. 9-11 - I heard this story on the radio (WUNC-FM) this morning:   40 percent of the state's 3rd graders tested below grade level in reading last year!   40 percent!!   (I went to the website to check the numbers, just in case I had not heard the percenta linda p. Feb 4, 2016 8:40 AM
Re: [pettherapy-162] Volunteers needed in the schools, week of Feb. 1-5 - Yes, it'll be my 2nd time.  pt Phyllis J. t. Jan 31, 2016 2:44 PM
Re: [pettherapy-162] Volunteers needed in the schools, week of Feb. 1-5 - Phyllis, Thanks for signing up for Northwoods on the 5th. Have you ever been there before? If not, you will love it linda p. Jan 31, 2016 1:48 PM
Re: [pettherapy-162] Volunteers needed in the schools, week of Feb. 1-5 - I just signed up for Northwood on the 5th.  Had to cancel last week.  Phyllis & Ellie Phyllis J. t. Jan 30, 2016 10:25 AM
Volunteers needed in the schools, week of Feb. 1-5 - Please consider volunteering in the schools next week if you can.  We need volunteer teams at the following schools: No one has signed up, as yet, for Millbrook on Tuesday, Feb. 2, and we have no volunteers signed up for linda p. Jan 29, 2016 9:12 AM
Register to participate as a volunteer in the schools - This message is for the volunteers new to the SSR Calendar read events. You must go to a Wake County Public School to register to participate as a volunteer.  Please take your driver's license with you to the school.  You cannot register from linda p. Jan 27, 2016 9:19 PM
School SSR Calendar read events - Just a reminder that SSR Calendar events are cancelled when there is a school delay, like today.  The schools have to scramble to shuffle everything around on a day like today, and, very importantly, they must work in lunch for all the kids too. linda p. Jan 26, 2016 8:43 AM
Holly Ridge Elementary School after school read event - Rebecca Brady, the Holly Ridge Elementary School Coordinator for the SSR Calendar events, needs to cancel the read event scheduled for Thursday, February 4. Rebecca, very graciously, has asked to reschedule this event for this week on Wednesday linda p. Jan 26, 2016 7:48 AM
Wake County Schools Closed Friday! - Wake County Schools will be closed on Friday 1/22 due to inclement weather, so obviously SSR read sessions are cancelled for that day.  Stay warm and safe!!! Gail Gail C. Jan 21, 2016 5:49 PM
In case of inclement weather... - Since it is possible we may have some inclement weather this Friday morning, please check your local news station to see if the schools are open BEFORE venturing out to the school. If the schools are closed, there is no SSR Calendar read event. linda p. Jan 20, 2016 6:03 PM
Volunteer opportunities in the schools---Jan. 26-29, 2016 - Thank you to all the volunteers who have already signed up to volunteer next week!   The number in ( ) will give you the number of team spots open at each school. Here are some wonderful opportunities to help the kids next week: Tuesd linda p. Jan 20, 2016 10:21 AM
Spots Open at Libraries this weekend - Volunteers, We have some open spots at a few libraries this weekend. Athens Drive Library - Space available for one more team on Sat, 1/16, 2PM.  This is the first read session at this library in a few years and the library staff is ve Gail C. Jan 11, 2016 10:15 AM
Spots Available at Cary Community Library Saturday - Volunteers, We could use another team or 2 at Cary Community Library this Saturday, 1/9, 11:00 AM.  There is some road construction going on in downtown Cary, but the library and parking lot are open and accessible. See Calendar for more detai Gail C. Jan 6, 2016 8:57 AM
Athens Drive Community Library-New See Spot Read Session! - Athens Drive Community Library looks forward to starting up See Spot Read sessions again.  They will be on the Calendar 3rd Saturdays of the month at 2:00 PM beginning January 16, 2016. There is a lovely Children's Section with tables and chai Gail C. Jan 2, 2016 1:30 PM
School spots open next week---Jan.5-8 - Happy New Year to all!  Many volunteers have already signed up to volunteer next week. Thank you so much for your dedication and enthusiasm. To date, we have no volunteer signed up for Weatherstone (Cary) on Tuesday, January 5.  If any team(s linda p. Jan 1, 2016 5:53 PM
Teams Needed at Libraries - Hey Volunteers! We could use some help at libraries over the next few days  Busy times for everyone during the holiday season, but if you have a chance to help out, kids and library staff will be very appreciative. Tonight!!  Thurs, 1 Gail C. Dec 10, 2015 7:33 AM
Re: [pettherapy-162] Need volunteers at Northwoods, Friday, Dec. 11 - The 11th I am at Jordan Lake S.A.  I wish I could help you out.  pt Phyllis J. t. Dec 8, 2015 9:57 AM
Need volunteers at Northwoods, Friday, Dec. 11 - Sincere thanks to all of you who have made time this week to volunteer in the schools. Could someone please help out this Friday afternoon at Northwoods in Cary?  To date, we have one very dedicated volunteer signed up for Northwoods who would linda p. Dec 7, 2015 5:02 PM
Re: [pettherapy-162] Change in checking in at Wake County Schools - I have been using this method at Longview for a while. As long as the license number remains the same when you renew, you can use your old license Beth L. Dec 4, 2015 1:20 PM
Change in checking in at Wake County Schools - Nancy Armstrong noted that she was asked to provide her driver's license yesterday in checking in at Durant Road Elementary. Thanks, Nancy, for your note. Eventually all volunteers working in the Wake County Public Schools will be asked to prov linda p. Dec 4, 2015 9:17 AM
Availability in schools, December 8-11 - Only two more weeks of volunteer opportunities in the schools before the start of 2016!!! Here are the opportunities available next week, December 8-11: To date, no one has signed up for Sanford Creek (Thursday, Rolesville) and Jordan L linda p. Dec 3, 2015 3:18 PM
Availability in schools, December 2-4 - We have some openings this week (Dec. 2-4) in our schools. This week we could use some help at the following schools: Wiley Elementary (Raleigh - near Broughton High School) on Wednesday, December 2. The one wonderful volunteer linda p. Nov 29, 2015 11:26 AM
Reminder: Wake Tech Wants Final Exam Stress-Relief Dog Visits - Volunteers, Catherine Tingelstad, Wake Tech Health Sciences, has requested certified Therapy Dogs to visit their Campus Library to provide stress-relief to students during final exams.  Several teams have signed up, but she could still use a f Gail C. Nov 27, 2015 4:27 PM
Availability in schools, Tuesday, November 24 - If anyone could please help out this coming Tuesday at Weatherstone (Cary) and at Millbrook (North Raleigh), the KIDS AND STAFF at these schools will love you forever!  Please see Our Calendar and Upcoming Meetups for all the details on Weatherstone a linda p. Nov 20, 2015 8:38 AM
Re: [pettherapy-162] Availability in schools, Friday, November 20 - Hi LInda,  I just signed up for Northwoods.  pt Phyllis J. t. Nov 17, 2015 9:55 AM
Availability in schools, Friday, November 20 - A huge THANK YOU to all of you who have signed up to volunteer this week!!!  Our volunteer teams DO bring great joy to the kids, staff and parents AND do make a difference for the kids, both in advancing reading skills and learning to interact appropr linda p. Nov 16, 2015 11:15 AM
Richland Creek Elementary, Wake Forest---Tuesday, December 1 - Laura Herman and the teachers of two classes of autistic  (AU)  children at Richland Creek would like to schedule a different event on Tuesday, December 1.  The majority of the autistic students cannot read. The plan is to have the students come in linda p. Nov 11, 2015 2:43 PM
Volunteer Opportunity: Final Exams Stress-Relief Dog Visits wanted at Wake Tech Health Sciences - Hi Volunteers, Catherine Tingelstad, Public Services Librarian at Wake Tech Health Sciences, contacted us requesting certified Therapy Dogs to visit their Campus Library to provide canine stress-relief, comfort and fun to students during final Gail C. Nov 10, 2015 2:34 PM
Availability in schools, November 10-13 - If someone could please volunteer at Sanford Creek Elementary in Rolesville on Thursday, November 12, that would be a huge help.    The kids and Gina, Counselor, would really appreciate your visiting with your canine linda p. Nov 7, 2015 1:24 PM
Fwd: Kirk TLC Bring Dogs - SEE SPOT READ VOLUNTEERS: Please read the note below from Jennifer Best at Cary Kirk TLC, who has asked for volunteers to contact her if interested in coming to meet and greet her Seniors with your dog Beth Cooke W. Oct 30, 2015 1:18 PM
Availability in schools, November 3-6 - Thank you to all of you who have already signed up to volunteer next week!!!   We have some opportunities open for volunteers Nov. 3-6: Richland Creek (Wake Forest) Tuesday, Nov. 3     This is a new school to our calendar linda p. Oct 29, 2015 12:44 PM
News & Observer, October 27 (today)-Best Dressed Pets for Halloween - One of our See Spot Read Calendar volunteer's dogs, Sydney and Sammi, are featured on the front page of the N & O's "Life" section, "Best Dressed Pets for Halloween." It's a very clever idea and adorable photo!   Sydney landed in linda p. Oct 27, 2015 8:08 AM
Re: [pettherapy-162] Thank you. and sort of an obituary for Revs - I share in your sorrow- Our 4 legged family members are with us for too short of time but they give us so much love during that time. Helen and Buddy Dog Helen J. Oct 17, 2015 11:46 AM
Re: [pettherapy-162] Thank you. and sort of an obituary for Revs - Beautiful, truly beautiful.  I am sending this to my sister in Massachusetts, who recently lost her Yellow Lab, under almost the same exact happening.  If s Phyllis J. t. Oct 17, 2015 11:40 AM
Thank you. and sort of an obituary for Revs - Thank you to everyone from See Spot Read for your kind words and thoughts. For those who did not know Revs, I would like to tell you about him. Along with See Spot Read, he was Patty Van S. Oct 17, 2015 10:44 AM
SSR News - Hi to all Volunteers! Time has flown by and we are back in school visits and will soon be getting ready for Holidays!! First, I want to thank LINDA PATTISON, for arranging a wonder Beth Cooke W. Oct 16, 2015 1:12 PM
Spots Open at Libraries this Weekend - Duraleigh Road Library, Saturday, 10/17, 11AM Cameron Village Library, Sunday, 10/18, 2PM Only one team is signed up at each of these libraries.  Sometimes one team is sufficient if traffic is light, but can be challenging if kids are Gail C. Oct 16, 2015 10:47 AM
Washington GT---change of week - Washington GT's read event has moved to the alternate week, same day---Tuesday---so that we could return to having a full hour to read with the kids.  This means that there will be an opportunity to volunteer at this wonderful school near downtown Ral linda p. Oct 13, 2015 5:56 PM
Re: [pettherapy-162] Millbrook Elementary-Tuesday, Oct. 13 - Elizabeth S. Oct 12, 2015 11:19 AM
Re: [pettherapy-162] Millbrook Elementary-Tuesday, Oct. 13 - I am in a workshop all week for work.I won't be able to. sorry. karen b. Oct 12, 2015 8:15 AM
Millbrook Elementary-Tuesday, Oct. 13 - If any volunteer can please help out tomorrow, Tuesday, October 13, at Millbrook, the kids and Stacy would appreciate it.   At this time we have no volunteer going there.  Please see Our Calendar and Upcoming Meetups for more details.  Thank you!!! linda p. Oct 12, 2015 8:08 AM
Teams needed at North Regional Library this Sunday - Hey Volunteers - We could use a few more teams at North Regional Library this Sunday, Oct 11.  Read session starts at 2PM.  This is typically a very popular library with our volunteers so here is a chance for some of you  who maybe can't usually fin Gail C. Oct 9, 2015 3:47 PM
Availability in schools, October 13-16 - To date, we have no volunteers signed up for the following schools next week: Weatherstone    (Cary)   Tuesday, Oct. 13 Longview    (Raleigh)     Wednesday, Oct. 14 Penny Road    (Cary)     Wednesday, Oct. 14 linda p. Oct 6, 2015 8:14 PM
Re: [pettherapy-162] In remembrance of Patty Van Sicklen's beautiful Revs - I am so sorry to hear of her loss.  The pain of losing a beloved pet, in my life, is as bad as losing a family member or good friend.  I know, all too well, Phyllis J. t. Oct 5, 2015 10:54 AM
Re: [pettherapy-162] In remembrance of Patty Van Sicklen's beautiful Revs - Thank yo Elizabeth S. Oct 5, 2015 9:12 AM
In remembrance of Patty Van Sicklen's beautiful Revs - A note of sadness-- Patty Van Sicklen's beautiful, energetic, and sweet Siberian Husky, Revs, passed away this Saturday evening, October 3, of Hemangiosarcoma. We thank Patty and Revs for their dedicated work in many Wake County librari linda p. Oct 4, 2015 8:54 PM
Changes made at Millbrook Elementary and Penny Road - We made some recent changes at both Millbrook Elementary (time) and Penny Road (students with whom we will be working).   If you are interested in either of these schools, please see Upcoming Meetups for more details. Literacy Night is coming linda p. Sep 30, 2015 8:35 AM
Re: [pettherapy-162] Urgent request for help next week- September 28-October 2 - Linda, I am having some trouble sending a reply about going to Weatherstone on Tues. the 29th @ 10 so I am resending this again in hopes you will get it.   Phyllis J. t. Sep 26, 2015 12:57 PM
Re: [pettherapy-162] Urgent request for help next week- September 28-October 2 - I just signed up to attend.  Phyllis & Ellie Phyllis J. t. Sep 26, 2015 12:40 PM
Urgent request for help next week- September 28-October 2 - This is another plea for help next week in our schools! No volunteer has signed up at Weatherstone in Cary on Tuesday, September 29.   This is their "opening" read date.  If someone could help here, it would be wonderful and linda p. Sep 26, 2015 12:29 PM
Root Elementary would like to set up a read event on our calendar! - Root Elementary (located east of Crabtree Valley Mall) has contacted us and wants very much to set up a read event on our calendar.  If there is interest from our volunteers, the event will probably take place in the morning and we may be reading with linda p. Sep 25, 2015 8:43 AM
Availability at schools, September 29-October 2 - Quite a number schools will be holding their first SSR Calendar read event next week! There are MANY available spots open next week to volunteer!    If you can volunteer next week in the schools, please consider doing so.  The kids and staf linda p. Sep 24, 2015 8:39 AM
Fwd: Fundraiser for Pets at Duke- Needing your help!!! - Hello to all!! A Fall letter from SSR will be arriving in your email soon!! Everything is going great!! In the meantime, most of you know I volunteer with Pets at Duke in Durham at Duke Cancer Ce Beth Cooke W. Sep 11, 2015 8:26 PM
Volunteer opportunity in Cary: Adams Elementary - Ann Young, a counselor at Adams Elementary in Cary, has been working with a therapy dog team for three years now.  She has found that the therapy dog motivates and reinforces the importance of doing the right thing in students who find themselves in a linda p. Sep 10, 2015 4:22 PM
Richland Creek Elementary, Wake Forest - Richland Creek Elementary is a very new Wake County elementary school located in Wake Forest.  The school opened for the[masked] academic year.  The PTA President and school Librarian are taking the initiative at their school in an attempt to help th linda p. Sep 10, 2015 3:17 PM
Volunteer opportunity: Buddy break program - Nancy Register, of the Buddy Break program, contacted us to see if any of our  volunteers would be interested in participating in a "respite care" program at the Greystone Baptist Church on Leadmine Road (North Raleigh).  This is a program that provi linda p. Sep 2, 2015 7:30 AM
Re: [pettherapy-162] Sanford Creek Elementary---Rolesville - I hate I can't do this time. I have a conference this Thursday and will be out of town next week. Karen Brown Sent from Karen's iP karen b. Aug 25, 2015 3:10 PM
Sanford Creek Elementary---Rolesville - If any volunteer could help out this Thursday, August 27, at Sanford Creek in Rolesville, it would be greatly appreciated by many.  See the SSR Calendar for details!   Thank you for considering this!   linda p. Aug 25, 2015 2:13 PM
Teams Needed at Libraries - Saturday and Monday - To date, no teams are signed up for West Regional Library this Saturday the 22nd.  This can be a busy library, so if anyone can help out there, it would really be great.  Kyra and I might try to make it.  She had some lumps and bumps removed earlier Gail C. Aug 20, 2015 1:20 PM
Please register or re-register soon to volunteer in Wake County Public Schools - Sometime during the next two weeks would be the perfect time to visit the school nearest you to register for volunteering. Traditional schools will be up and running soon!!!   All volunteers in the Wake County Schools must register linda p. Aug 6, 2015 12:19 PM
Teams needed at Fuquay Varina Library Saturday - Due to vacations/family commitments the volunteers who regularly attend F-V Library cannot make it this Saturday, August 1, 11:30.   This is a great library and easy to get to from Apex or Cary - located just a block  away from cute little Main Stree Gail C. Jul 29, 2015 8:04 AM
Re: [pettherapy-162] Teams needed at Sanford Creek Elementary - Gail, I have rearranged my work schedule and signed up to attend with Kona. Karen Brown Sent from Karen's iPhone karen b. Jul 29, 2015 6:03 AM
Teams needed at Sanford Creek Elementary - Hi Volunteers!  To date, no teams are signed up for Sanford Creek Elementary this week, Thursday, July 30 at 1:30.  If anyone can help out, that would be super!  Thanks so much. Gail C. Jul 28, 2015 10:33 AM
Successful summer reading program in Charlotte - http://www.wbtv.com/story/2960­8816/summer-program-uses-dogs-­to-boost-reading-scores The above story was sent to me by one of our volunteers, Mark Shear.  The article is very interesting and confirms that the work the SSR Calendar volunteers do linda p. Jul 23, 2015 8:48 PM

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