Humans needed at the Walking Deadwood Zombie Run

The Northern Hills Alliance for Children seeks volunteers for the Walking Deadwood Zombie Run on Saturday, Sept. 24, in Deadwood.

Volunteers are needed from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m., and can meet at the Days of ’76 arena parking lot. Volunteers will be placed along course to direct runners.

For more information, call Kayla at (605) 559-2007.

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Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Black Hills seeks volunteers for the Mustang Round Up

bbbsofbhThe Mustang Round-Up is a group mentoring program held at General Beadle Elementary School in the gym on early release Wednesdays from 1:05 to 3:00 pm.

The program provides a safe, structured, supervised, and fun atmosphere for the students at General Beadle Elementary in kindergarten through 5th grade. The program offers a variety of organized gym games, arts and crafts, homework help, and healthy snacks.

Mustang Round-Up is supervised by a Big Brother Big Sister staff member and organized by our local College and High School student volunteers.

For more information or to volunteer please call 605-343-1488.

SD Special Olympics needs your help!

The SD Special Olympics State Bocce Tournament and Softball Tournament is scheduled for this weekend. Volunteers are needed – please say you can help! No prior knowledge necessary. We have rules sheets for your review if you cannot make the officials meeting.

Volunteers are needed for the following:

  • Bocce Tournament – Friday, 16 September at Star of the West Softball Complex Field #6 (1615 Sedivy Lane Rapid City, SD 57703)

TIME OF EVENT: Officials Meeting 7:30 – 8:30 am; Opening Ceremonies 8:45 am; Tournament Play 9 am – 4 pm. They have broken it up into am and pm shifts if you are unable to help all day.

TYPE OF SUPPORT REQUESTED: Bocce Court Officials

NUMBER OF VOLUNTEERS REQUIRED: 12 needed (must be 12 and older)

  • SD Special Olympics State Softball Tournament – Saturday, September 17th & Sunday, September 18th at Star of the West Softball Complex Fields #1-5 (1615 Sedivy Lane Rapid City, SD 57703)

TIME OF EVENT: Saturday: Opening Ceremonies 8:30 am; Officials Meeting 9 am; Tournament Play 9:45 am – 4:30 pm. Sunday play resumes from 9 am – 4 pm. We have broken it up into am and pm shifts if you are unable to help all day.

TYPE OF SUPPORT REQUESTED: Secondary Umpire, Score Keepers, Score Board Operators, Field Supervisors, Field Maintenance Support, Lunch Assistants, and Hospitality Hosts.

NUMBER OF VOLUNTEERS REQUIRED: 10 – 15 each day (must be 12 and older)

Contact Kristy Lintz to sign up via email kristy.lintz@rcgov.org, call the Parks and Recreation Office 605-394-4168 or mobile 605-484-1724 after hours.

Feeding South Dakota Backpack Program needs your help!

feedingsdIt is that time of the year again when the children head back to school. Feeding SD is once again looking for volunteers to help out with their Backpack program for the 2016-2017 school year.

The BackPack program provides at-risk children with nutritious, easy-to-prepare foods during weekends and holidays when school is not in session. Food is distributed through the schools because of their relationship with students, easy access and safe environments. The Rapid City BackPack Program currently provides more than 1,800 weekend packages of food to at-risk, chronically hungry school children.

There are two days a week that volunteers are needed for the Backpack program:

Monday afternoons from 12:30 – 2:30pm
Volunteers are needed to help prep and set up the canned food line as well as pack a couple hundred bags.

Tuesday afternoons 12:30- 2:30pm
Groups of 20/25+ are needed to come and pack bags.

Volunteers must be 12 years of age and older.

If you would like to volunteer or have a group that would be interested please contact Larry at (605) 348-2689 ext. 206 or by email larry@feedingsouthdakota.org
The Feeding SD warehouse is located at 1111 N. Creek Dr, Rapid City SD, 57703