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Joint Service National Volunteer Day

Calling all volunteers! The Joint Service National Volunteer Day is Nov. 17 from 8:30 a.m. to noon at the Armed Forces Retirement Home on Rock Creek Church Road & Upshur St., NW, Washington, D.C. National Family Volunteer Day is a day when families are encouraged to volunteer as a unit to perform community service and to instill the value of volunteering in children. Join us to help our veteran "living legends" preserve their home and prepare for the holidays. Volunteers needed for:

- Children's Holiday Card Project

- Clear the Historic Canal (Swell)

- Thanksgiving Decorating

- Landscaping/Weeding

- Rake Leaves (Please bring a rake)

- Wheel Chair Wash

- Holiday decoration inventory

- Remove invasive plants

Registration is at 8 a.m., followed by orientation 8:30 a.m., with a rain date scheduled for Nov. 18. To register, send an email to with the names and ranks of all attendees, their commands, branches of service, age of children if any, and an emergency contact name and phone number. For more information contact:

Army: (202) 685-0493

CG: (202) 372-4087

Navy: (202) 433-6854

Marines: (202) 433-0016

Air Force: (202) 441-2680

College Prep Workshop at WNY Chapel

The Protestant Youth of the Chapel is sponsoring a college prep workshop Nov. 10 at the Chapel Center from 1-4 p.m. There will be facilitators present to discuss how to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), Post 9/11 Yellow Ribbon Program, Military Recruiters, and how to write a resume. All ages are welcome to attend. If you have any questions or concerns please contact Sister Trina Randall, 301-325-0318 or via email

Toys For Tots

Naval Services Family Line is a toy drop off location for the Marines' Toys for Tots. Please bring a new unwrapped toy to our office located on The Navy Yard by Dec. 16. Our address is 1043 Harwood Street SE, Bldg 154 Suite 100; Washington Navy Yard, Washington, D.C. 20374. We are available for drop off Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Please place in the Toys for Tots box. For further information please call Naval Services Family Line 202-433-2333 during office hours.