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May 21. 2013 12:50PM
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DALLAS: Applications are available for the Summer Teen Program at the Meadows Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Teens can help with activities such as fishing, crafts, outdoor walks, manicures and much more. They can also work on senior completion or community service requirements.

An orientation is scheduled from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on June 19 in the center’s multi-purpose room. Pre-registration is required. Volunteers must be at least 13 years old and receive a two-step TB screening, which can be performed at the Meadows, free of charge. To register, or for more information, call the volunteer department at 675-8600 ext. 195 or 115.

DRUMS: The Mountain Top Garden Club will meet at 6:30 tonight May 21 for a walking tour of Crabtree Gardens, 538 W. Butler Drive.

Sandi Crabtree will host a walking tour of the gardens and give a presentation on creating beautiful low-maintenance gardens. Her presentation will discuss soil building and planting ideas for designing a diverse “cottage style,” low-maintenance garden without the use of chemicals.

Participants should wear appropriate footwear for walking outside through various garden rooms where presentations will take place. The tour will end in the Barn Theater Workshop for tea and scones.

MOUNTAIN TOP: Mountain Top Hose Company 1 is holding its annual rabies clinic from 1-3 p.m. on June 1 at the firehouse, Woodlawn Avenue and Lehigh Street, Route 309. Dogs and cats are welcome. Cost is $10 per inoculation.

WILKES-BARRE: The Wilkes-Barre General Hospital Volunteer Services Department is seeking friendly and courteous teens to serve the community by donating their time and efforts to the hospital’s Junior Volunteer Summer Program. Applicants must be between 13 and 18 years old.

Applicants will be invited to volunteer three to six hours, one day a week, Monday through Friday, starting on June 17. Typical volunteer activities include assisting nursing staff with non-professional duties in patient care areas, delivering mail and flowers, selling items on the hospitality cart and more.

For more information, or to apply, contact Daria Kochanievich, volunteer coordinator, at 570-552-1199.

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