Non-Profit will lead revitalization effort
Verde Valley AZ (April 18, 2014) – Organized by a non-profit organization dedicated to community service, the Amigos del Verde Valley Volunteer Coalition will lead a ‘Lend a Hand’ yard revitalization effort to benefit elderly and persons with disabilities in Bridgeport, Clarkdale, Cottonwood, and the Verde Villages on Saturday, April 26, 2014 from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Amigos volunteers also recently built two wheelchair ramps for Bert Cisneros, a Verde Village paraplegic, and will build safety rails for an elderly woman in Bridgeport.
Community volunteers will be given assignments to cleanup and beautify yards for disadvantaged elderly residents and persons with disabilities in Bridgeport, Clarkdale, Cottonwood, and the Verde Villages.
WHAT: The Amigos Del Verde Valley Volunteer Coalition’s ‘Lend a Hand’ event. Organized by the Amigos del Verde Valley Volunteer Coalition www.amigosdelverdevalley.com – a group of volunteers dedicated to community service.
WHERE: Local residents’ homes – including eight homes in the city of Cottonwood, four homes in the Verde Villages, one home in Clarkdale and one home in Bridgeport will be cleaned up and beautified. Two wheelchair ramps have recently been installed in Verde Village Unit 8 for a paraplegic, and safety rails will be built by Amigos volunteers for an elderly woman in Bridgeport.
WHEN: 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday, April 26th, 2014, Rain or Shine. Volunteers’ registration and complimentary lunch will take place at the Spirit of Joy Lutheran Church, 330 Scenic Dr., Clarkdale.
WHO: Community volunteers from the Bank of America/Cottonwood Branch, Central Arizona Food Bank, Verde Village Property Owners Association (VVPOA), Taylor & Sons Hauling, Taylor Waste, Spirit of Joy Lutheran Church, and the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints will participate in the event.
SPONSORS: Home Depot, ProBuild, Verde Valley ACE Hardware, Taylor & Sons Hauling, Spirit of Joy Lutheran Church, Clarkdale, and the Gozdan Family.
PARTNER ORGANIZATION: The Verde Valley Caregivers Volunteer Coalition, Sedona.