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January 29, 1998

Hospice needs clergy members

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - Hospice of the Panhandle needs volunteer clergy to provide spiritual support to people who are living with a limited life expectancy, yet who still want to live life to its fullest. These people come from various spiritual backgrounds and belief systems, so pastors from different denominations are needed.

Help is needed in Berkeley, Hampshire, Jefferson and Morgan counties.

The time commitment is nominal, especially if many pastors apply. Retired ministers especially might be suited to this task.

Some orientation is required in the form of a two- to three-hour luncheon training class.

For information, call volunteer coordinator Pam Shanklin at Hospice of the Panhandle at 1-304-264-0406 by Friday, Feb. 6.

Shepherd needs phonathon help

SHEPHERDSTOWN, W.Va. - Shepherd College Office of Alumni Affairs is seeking volunteers for the 1998 Annual Fund Phonathon.

The phonathon will be 5 to 9 p.m., Monday, Feb. 9, and Tuesday, Feb. 10; Monday, Feb. 16, and Tuesday, Feb. 17; and Monday, Feb. 23, and Tuesday, Feb. 24.

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Individuals may volunteer as callers, facilitators or record keepers. Space is limited and is available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Prizes will be awarded to callers each evening, and a light buffet dinner will be available.

For information or to register, call Pat Poffenberger, alumni affairs coordinator, at 1-304-876-5157.

Cancer Society needs clerical help

FREDERICK, Md. - Frederick County Unit of American Cancer Society is in need of volunteers who are willing to help with clerical work.

The chapter is looking for people who are willing to commit to at least three hours per week, and who enjoy working in a relaxed atmosphere. Jobs include data entry, light typing, mailings, preparing materials for distribution, copying, etc. Long-term commitments are preferred but not required.

For information, call Denise Schick at 1-301-662-2357.

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