Public Notice

Public Notice says, "Keep cool this summer and volunteer for a local public service organization.

The three big events this hot, sizzling pre-summer weekend are Project Transitions Texas Swing, the Lesbian Gay Rights Lobby of Texas (LGRL)-hosted Pride 2000, and the Danskin Triathlon. Texas Swing is one of PT's two annual Swing fundraisers. Raising much of the year's dough for the organization's many projects, Texas Swing, this Fri, Jun 2, 8pm, at Saengerrunde Hall, 1607 San Jacinto, features music by Alvin Crow. Check this week's Community Listings p.78, for a highlighted box with more info. Pride 2000 happens on Sun, Jun 4, noon, at Fiesta Gardens on Town Lake, with the annual Texas Pride Brunch, hosted by LGRL and the Austin Gay/Lesbian Political Caucus, 11am-1pm. The Danskin three-event women's race also takes place on Sun, Jun 4. Check the Community Listings for the particulars on these events.

In the meanwhile, here are some more Volunteer Opportunities for you and yours. Over the next few weeks, we'll run the remainder of this list (Hint to Public Service Groups: If you are not on here, send your info in and we'll get you in the queue!).Capitol Area Food Bank 18 CenTex counties served. 8201 S. Congress, 78745. 282-2111.

Caritas This safety net for the working poor, homeless, and legal refugees needs you. 611 Neches, 78702. 479-4610x221.

Casa Marianella Direct aid for refugees and immigrants. Room and board, stipend, and health insurance. 821 Gunter, 78702. 385-5571.

Ceden Family Resource Center Prenatal educators provide one-on-one support. 1208 E. Seventh, 78702. 477-1130.

Club Skirt Raise your skirt to raise funds for a variety of local nonprofits. PO Box 10314, 78766. 682-6987x8067.

Communities in Schools Help students succeed. 3000 S. I-35 #200, 78704. 462-1771.

Community Mentoring Network (Austin Metropolitan Ministries) Mentors for at-risk youth. 2026 Guadalupe, #226, 78705. 472-7627.

Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) Abused and neglected children need adult representatives in our often daunting court system. 6330 Hwy 290 E., Suite 350, 78723. 459-2272.

DeWitty Job Training & Employment Center Instructors and employment counselors needed. 2209 Rosewood, #205, 78702. 472-5718.

Ecology Action PR, electrical, plumbing, mechanical volunteers needed. Ninth & I-35, 78701. 322-0000.

El Buen Samaritano Help recent immigrants and area homeless. 1919 S. First, 78704. 441-7977.

Faith Home for babies with AIDS. 4101 Wildwood, 78722. 302-4101.

Foundation for the Homeless Area churches cooperate providing after-school programs and tutors. PO Box 1862, 78767. 480-0005.

Green Corn Self-Sufficiency Project Grow free, organic food gardens. PO Box 8544, 78713-8544. 833-7446.

HIV Wellness Center Peer support; office/event volunteers needed. Look for their newly expanded focus including Hep C clients. 4301-B N. I-35, 78722. 888/381-7050 or 467-0088.

Habitat for Humanity Site managers with people and construction skills appreciated. 310 Comal, #100, 78702. 472-8788.

Hands On Housing Providing free home repair for elderly, disabled, and low-income homeowners. 2026 Guadalupe, #226, 78705. 472-7627.

HEART Line/Parents' Anonymous Crisis line and support group regarding family issues. 7801 N. Lamar, #E-180, 78752. 459-5490.

Homeless Artists Guild Guide budding talent. 2026 Guadalupe, #226, 78705. Sarah Huddleson 476-4396, 476-4357.

Over the next two weeks we will run Part Two, I -- Z.

Big Thank You to Kimberly Morgan for assistance.

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KEYWORDS FOR THIS STORY

Volunteer Opportunities, Caritas, Casa Marianella, Ceden Family Resource Center, Club Skirt, Project Transition, Danskin Triathlon, Texas Swing, Lesbian Gay Rights Lobby of Texas, LGRL, Pride 2000, Capital Area Food Bank, Homeless Artists Guild, HEART Line/Parents'

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