If you’d like to connect with your neighbors and build a better community in 2009, here’s three opportunities to consider…
Free Training for Study Circle Facilitators, Sat., Jan. 24, 9:00 am – 4:30 pm, Room OB110-L, Occoquan Bldg, George Mason University’s Prince William Campus. GMU is sponsoring free training for anyone who wants to volunteer to be a facilitator for the Neighborhood Study Circles scheduled for Manassas, PWC & Manassas Park beginning in February. Space limited to 20 participants, lunch provided. Commitment for facilitators is one circle, six sessions, two hours each. Help leading the way to better neighborhoods! Learn about neighborhood study circles, which aim to revitalize local neighborhoods in 2009, at www.pwsc.org. To sign up for free training, call Cindy Brookshire at 703-361-6941 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Neighborhood Conference, Sat., Feb 7, 2009, 8:30 am – 3:30 pm, County Complex Court, Woodbridge. This year’s conference seeks to prepare neighborhoods to meet challenges in a down economy. Classes are arranged in two tracks, Neighborhood Improvement and Common Interest Communities, but attendees may attend the class that best meets their needs. Registration is required; the fee of $25 includes breaks, a box lunch and conference materials. Information is available at www.pwcgov.org/neighborhoodconference.
Join Barack Obama’s Renew America Together initiative at http://www.usaservice.org. Type in your zip code and see all the volunteer opportunities going on in our neighborhoods!