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Brooker educational center needs help

By Times Staff Writer
Published February 27, 2008


EAST LAKE

Looking to help out? Friendly, outgoing volunteers are needed at the Brooker Creek Preserve Environmental Education Center as exhibit hall docents and summer camp assistants. Call 453-6800.

COUNTYWIDE

Are you good at negotiating?

The Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program administered by the Florida Department of Elder Affairs is seeking men and women of all professional and cultural backgrounds who have concerns of residents' rights and are good at negotiating and advocating. Mileage and meal reimbursements are provided at the state rate for all official ombudsman duties. Call 588-6912 or toll-free 1-888-831-0404 to apply for the next training class.

Arbor Day group has pocket guide to trees

What Tree is That?, a 72-page pocket guide to distinguishing trees is available from the National Arbor Day Foundation. For a copy send you name, address and $3 for each book to 100 Arbor Ave., Nebraska City, Neb., 68410 or online at www.arborday.org.

Good at preparing taxes? You're needed

The IRS/AARP TaxGuide program needs volunteers to help low-income and elderly residents prepare their taxes free of charge. Volunteers receive training that leads to IRS/AARP certification. To volunteer, call Frank Mann at (727) 726-7822 or register online at www.aarp.org/taxaide.