Life in Delaware County

Scouting Service Projects Available At Local State Parks

23 Feb , 2020  

Scouts and their leaders who are looking for service projects need look no further than at Delaware and Alum Creek State Parks. The Ohio Department of Natural Resources has made information available about service opportunities at the parks easy to access through an online interface.

Though a link on the Resources for Scouts page on the ODNR website, details on each opportunity is available as well as sign-up instructions. More…

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Life in Delaware County

Build A Blanket, Help A Child

25 Jan , 2020  

The Delaware Buckeyes have selected to support the My Very Own Blanket program.

MVOB provides a blanket to each child in the foster care system. In recognition of Ohio State’s 150th anniversary, the Buckeyes will be assembling 150 blankets to donate. The blankets will remain in the Delaware County area. More…

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Life in Delaware County

A Thanksgiving Story: Delaware Unites For Fight Against Hunger Games

28 Nov , 2019  

In the end, it wasn’t even a close contest: Delaware County employees and Delaware City Schools students united for the 5th annual Fight Against Hunger Games and provided 225 Thanksgiving meal kits to their neighbors in need. They also restocked the Pacer Pantry, a local food bank, with the extra donations collected over the last month. Hunger didn’t stand a chance. More…

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Genoa Township

Genoa Township Looking For Committee Volunteers

17 Nov , 2019  

Nine committees serve a vital link between the Genoa Township Board of Trustees and the Township’s residents, providing input into policy and decision making.

These resident-drive committees are seeking new members.

Not only does the Township benefit from the talents of each participant, but committee members have said that they feel a greater sense of connection with neighbors after becoming involved. Residents from all backgrounds and professions are encouraged to apply for committee appointments; the variety provides a cross section of the community that brings diverse insight and talent. More…

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Life in Delaware County

Volunteers Help Make Delaware County a Great Place to Live

10 Nov , 2019  

Volunteers gathered on a recent Saturday to do good throughout local neighborhoods during the 13th annual Make A Difference Delaware County (MDDC) – the county’s single largest day of volunteering.

Volunteers of all ages and abilities started the day at this year’s kickoff sites at Camp Lazarus in Delaware, OH and Jessica Forman’s State Farm Insurance Office in Sunbury, OH. Following breakfast and project assignments, volunteers were dispatched to 54 homes of older adults around the county. More…

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Life in Delaware County

Become A Wildlife Volunteer

3 Nov , 2019  

Do you care passionately about the outdoors, nature, and animal life? Are you wanting to find an outlet for those interests somewhere close to home?

The Ohio Wildlife Center is looking for adult volunteers, and training sessions are avaialble in November for that purpose. More…

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Life in Delaware County

Lend A Hand, Make A Difference

19 Oct , 2019  

Make A Difference Delawarae County provides an opportunity to people of ages to gather together in the county’s largest day of volunteering.

On Saturday, October 26, everyone has the power to join with the Connections Volunteer Center and do something that improves the lives of antoher, no matter who you are or your abilities. More…

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Life in Delaware County

SourcePoint Board Recruiting New Members

14 Jun , 2019  

SourcePoint’s board of directors seeks interested candidates to serve on the organization’s governing board for terms beginning in 2020. The local nonprofit organization provides professional expertise, services, and programs for Delaware County adults who want to thrive after 55. SourcePoint provides community support with in-home care services, resources for family caregivers, and an enrichment center for adults ages 55 and better to focus on health and wellness, education, creativity, and recreation. More…

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Life in Delaware County

Genoa Township Encourages You To Volunteer

19 Jan , 2019  

It’s the time of year when everyone is doing the same thing, refocusing and setting goals for 2019. In doing so, consider the opportunities Genoa Township offers for involvement in the community.

Eight resident-driven committees exist to serve a vital link between the Board of Trustees and the Township’s residents, providing input into policy and decision making. Not only does the Township benefit from the talents of each participant, but committee members have expressed that they feel a greater sense of connection and unity with neighbors after becoming involved. More…

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Life in Delaware County

Volunteers Do Good During Make A Difference Across Delaware County

31 Oct , 2018  

More than 400 volunteers gathered on Saturday, Oct. 27 to do good throughout local neighborhoods during the 12th annual Make A Difference Delaware County (MDDC) – the county’s single largest day of volunteering. More…

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