Category Archives: Volunteer

Teen 2 Teen Theatre holding auditions for ‘The Littlest Angel’

Times-News    Teen 2 Teen Theatre & Video will present “The Littlest Angel” Nov. 19-22, 2015, at the Paramount Theater, 128 E. Front St., Burlington. Auditions are for ages 8 to 19 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Sept. 21-22 at the Historic Depot in downtown Burlington. Be prepared to sing a Christmas song and [...]

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Teens & Twenties collecting items for military

Times-News     Former Teens & Twenties writer Paul Jordan is deployed overseas and Teens & Twenties is collecting items for a care package for Paul and his buddies. If you’d like to help, items can be delivered to the Times-News, 707 S. Main St., Burlington, during office hours (8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through [...]

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Young Life’s Splatter Run is May 2

   Times-News    Young Life 5K, Alamance County’s Splatter Run, will be May 2, 2015, at American National Bank, 3101 S. Church St., Burlington. The event is presented by Young Life of Alamance County, a multicultural ministry for youth. Funds raised will help send area high school students to Young Life summer camp. For more details [...]

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B.I.G. on bikes: Program provides homeless with transportation, new lease on life

Commentary by Catherine Wiggins Times-News correspondent    Bicycling In Greensboro (B.I.G.) began its Changing Gears Program to provide free bicycles to those facing homelessness in 2007. The community outreach program provides a free bicycle and a cycling safety kit to those in need. These recipients also complete training sessions in safe bicycling and basic [...]

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PathWay College Outreach Ministry to have chicken pie sale

Times-News    PathWay College Outreach Ministry will be selling chicken pies to raise funds for its upcoming missions trip to San Celoni, Spain, in the summer. The group will be teaching English as a second language in the community and through it, sharing the gospel along with sharing testimonies and singing at revival services. Chicken [...]

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Chocolate dessert contest deadline is Feb. 5

Times-News    Think you have a great chocolate dessert recipe? Then enter the Cheers for Chocolate Festival’s Decadent Chocolate Dessert contest. The event is open to high school and middle school students and adult hobbyists (18 years old and up) as well as professional cooks. A children’s chocolate cookie contest for elementary school students also [...]

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‘Slacktivism’ isn’t true of all teens

By Sam Lowe Times-News correspondent    The rise of social media has seen the birth of an embarrassing new form of involvement — slacktivism. This portmanteau word is used to describe the “activism” many argue they are carrying out behind their computer screens. With the prevalence of this form of IN-activity, it’s easy to [...]

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Operation Christmas Child is an incredible ministry

Commentary by Jacob Barnes Times-News correspondent    CHARLOTTE — Who thought something like a shoebox would have such a big impact on someone’s life. On Thanksgiving Eve, a group of Alamance citizens including my Mom and I had the privilege of serving at Operation Christmas Child Distribution Center Headquarters in Charlotte. From 1993 to [...]

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Third annual youth film festival set for Dec. 13

By Catherine Wiggins Times-News correspondent    Alamance County’s Youth Film Festival (ACYFF) has held the attention of elementary through college students across the county since it first started two years ago. The ACYFF is a program that showcases youth films and videos. Sam Cryan, a Williams High School student and filmmaker, started the film [...]

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Lambda Chi Alpha fraternity, Salvation Army partner to feed hungry in Alamance County

Times-News    ELON – The Elon University chapter of Lambda Chi Alpha and The Salvation Army of Alamance County are teaming up to help feed the hungry in Alamance County. Proceeds from the fraternity’s “Pumpkinfest” collection/fundraiser will benefit the Salvation Army food pantry. During the event, teams from the university’s sororities compete against each other [...]

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