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This sunny Saturday, October 12, Walk 4 Animals to help the animals of the Anderson Shelter and get a chance to win a $500 shopping spree! Check-in at 9 am at the Peg Bond Center in Batavia.  See how you can help with fundraising and see further event info at  https://www.andersonanimalshelter.org/

The West Chicago PADS homeless shelter will be opening in October, and we are in need of volunteers for all shifts.  We are open each Thursday evening from 7:00 PM to 7:00 AM from October through May.  The night is broken up into four shifts: 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM, 9:00 PM to 1:00 AM, 1:00 AM to 5:00 AM, and 5:00 AM to 7:30 AM.  Volunteers are asked to work only one shift per month.  We serve our guests…

Know any community-minded folks outside of Fermilab? Maybe a local citizen interested in engaging with the laboratory? Tell him or her about the Fermilab Community Advisory Board. Fermilab is seeking new members outside the laboratory to join. Send them this webpage, which has general and nomination information. And if you, a Fermilab badge holder, want to get more involved with laboratory life, considering joining one of several Laboratory Resource Groups.

Fox Valley Robotics offers summer camps in Batavia to students in grades 1-12 interested in learning how to build and program robots. Camps for 1st – 3rd graders start June 21, and camps for older students will be held in July. See the attached flyer, visit the Fox Valley Robotics website, and email info@foxvalleyrobotics.com for more information and to sign up! 2017-06-13_5940525360352_Fox_Valley_Robotics_Camp_Poster_with_text_1342075890

TriCity Family Services is seeking Fermilab employees and friends who would like to become engaged with the organization’s mission to provide quality, affordable and compassionate mental health services to kids, teens and their families in the Fox Valley area. The Ambassador Council is a group of dedicated volunteers that meets four times a year. The Council’s goal is develop closer ties between members and the agency, support the TriCity Family Services’ mission to the extent possible, and get to know the various programs…