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The projects for September 29th, 2019 are listed below.

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1 – Ronald McDonald House (A)  6-8 participants

Leader:           Dave Farver

Description:   Meet at the church at 7:30AM and carpool to the Ronald McDonald House in Hershey. The Ronald McDonald house provides a place to stay for families whose loved ones are being treated at Hershey Medical Center. This team will go on site to prepare breakfast for about 50 – 75 guests.

Location:        Hershey

Time Frame:  7:30AM until finished

Ages:              12 and up

 

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2 – Mission Central              40 participants

Leader:         Steph Pomraining

Description:   Meet at the church at 8:30AM and carpool to Mission Central in Mechanicsburg. Once there, assemble kits to be sent around the world to people in need. This work is not physically demanding and can be done while seated.  Some parts of the team may do some light warehouse work such as washing windows, stripping floors, moving items, etc. You will not be asked to do any warehouse work, unless you indicate you are willing to do so.

Location:        Mission Central in Mechancisburg

Time Frame:  8:30AM to 11:30AM

Ages:              10 & up (under 14 must be accompanied by a parent)

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3a – Peanut Butter Egg Project SATURDAY                          up to 17 participants

Leader:           Vernon Brehm / Shirley Eckard

Description:  We’ll be making a special run of Chambers Hill Peanut Butter eggs. Saturday’s team will set up, mix and form the eggs.

Location:        Social Hall at Chambers Hill UMC

Time Frame:  8:00AM—11:00AM

Ages:              Teen and up

3b – Peanut Butter Egg Project SUNDAY                          up to 17 participants

Leader:           Vernon Brehm / Shirley Eckard

Description:  We’ll be making a special run of Chambers Hill Peanut Butter eggs. Sunday’s team will coat, wrap, and label the eggs.

Location:        Social Hall at Chambers Hill UMC

Time Frame:  8:00AM—11:00AM

Ages:              Teen and up

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4 – Stuff Comfort Bears — KIDS PROJECT

Leader:           Joyce Getsay and Amber Getsay

Description:  This project is specifically designed for kids to come to this group without their parents. Once there, they will work to stuff Comfort Bears for children in need. Childcare will be provided for those too young to work on the project.

Location:        Phoenix Classroom, CHUMC

Time Frame: 8:30AM—11:30AM

Ages:              for kids from infant to elementary age

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5 – CATRA          up to 16 participants

Leader:          Tammy Farling

Description:   Meet at the church at 8:30AM and carpool to CATRA (Capital Area Therapeutic Riding Assoc), an equestrian farm environment offering a therapeutic riding experience to those able to benefit from it.

Location:        Grantville, PA

Time Frame:  9:00AM to 11:00AM (or until finished)

Ages:              8 & up (under 14 must be accompanied by a parent)

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6 – Chambers Hill Elementary Painting (A)           6 participants

Leader:           Brookye Keeney

 Description:     Meet at the church at 8:45AM.  This group will walk together to the elementary school and paint the first coat of three new outdoor ‘playground’ projects.

Location:         Chambers Hill Road

 Time Frame:     8:45AM to 11:15 AM

Ages:               12 & up

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7 – Christian Churches United (CCU) Painting          Up to 10 participants

Leader:           Mike Kaywork

Description:   Meet at the church at 8.15 AM.  This group will travel to the CCU headquarters in a former church in Harrisburg and paint offices.  All supplies will be provided.

Location:        S 19th St, Harrisburg

Time Frame:  8:00AM until done

Ages:              16 and up

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8 – Cemetery Repair (A)     up to 4 participants

Leader:           Brian Kennedy

Description:   Meet at the church at 8:00AM and walk to the cemetery across the street. This project will dismantle the shed, repair headstones and perform general maintenance.  This will be a very labor intense project.

Location:        Chambers Hill Road

Time Frame:    8:00AM to 12:00PM

Ages:              15 & up

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9  – Comfort Teddy Bear Assembly 8-10 participants

Leader:           Donna Speelman

Description:   Meet at the church at 1:00PM and gather in the Phoenix Room.  Once there, volunteers will work to assemble (sew, stuff and hand stitch) small comfort bears to be distributed to children in need of a hug.   There are multiple steps to assembling the Comfort Bears so no sewing experience is necessary.

Location:        Phoenix Room at Chambers Hill UMC

Time Frame: 1:00PM to 4:00PM

Ages:              Teenager and up

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10 – Hospice House                       12 participants

Leader:           Vickie Gray

 Description:   Meet at the church at 1:00PM and carpool to the Hospice house. Once there, you will do light yard work such as pulling weeds, trimming bushes, cleaning gutters and raking leaves.

Location:        Carolyn Croxton Slane House, Linglestown

 Time Frame:  1:00PM car pool to Hospice House

 Ages:              Teenager and up

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11 – Ronald McDonald House (B)      6-8 participants

Leader:           Matt and Cassidy Pomraining

 Description:   Meet at the church at 12:30PM and carpool to the Ronald McDonald House in Hershey. The Ronald McDonald house provides a place to stay for families whose loved ones are being treated at Hershey Medical Center. This team will go on site to bake and prepare supper for about 50 – 75 guests.

Location:        Hershey

 Time Frame:  12:30PM to 5:00PM

 Ages:              12 and up

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12 – Chambers Hill Elementary Painting (B)                     6 participants

Leader:           Brookye Keeney

 Description:   Meet at the church at 12:30PM.  This group will  walk together to the elementary school and paint the second coat of three new outdoor ‘playground’ projects.

Location:        Chambers Hill Road

Time Frame:  12:45PM to 3:15 PM

Ages:              12 & up

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13 – Gleaning for Food Bank      up to 35 participants

Leader:           J Neumyer

Description:   Meet at the church at 1:00PM and carpool to Strite’s Orchard. Volunteers will be gleaning (picking the fruits and vegetables left at the end of the harvest), a practice that goes back to Old Testament days. This food will be distributed via the Central PA Food Bank. This is a family- friendly project and all ages are welcome.

Location:        Strites’ Orchard

Time Frame:  1:00PM to 4:00PM

Ages:              All Ages—Family Friendly

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14 – Frey Village Bingo                 6-12 participants

Leader:           Gary Gray

Description:   Meet at the church at 1:00PM and carpool to Frey Village. This group will go to the Frey Village Nursing Home in Middletown to lead the residents in playing games of Bible Bingo and also entertain by singing some of your (or their) favorite hymns.

Location:        Frey Village, Middletown

Time Frame:   1:00PM to 4:00PM

Ages:              All ages, family friendly (under 13 must be with a parent)

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15 – Cemetery Repair (B)     up to 4 participants

Leader:           Brian Kennedy

Description:   Meet at the church at 8:00AM and walk to the cemetery across the street. This project will dismantle the shed, repair headstones and perform general maintenance.  This will be a very labor intensive project.

Location:        Chambers Hill Road

Time Frame:     1:00PM to 4:00PM

Ages:              15 & up

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16 – Cookout                                  8 participants

Leader:           Allison Kuhn

Description:   This team will prepare the meal and hospitality for our evening gathering, including setting up the room for our evening worship.  You’ll feed all of our hungry volunteers after a good day doing the Lord’s work.

Location:        Social Hall at Chambers Hill UMC

Time Frame:     2:00PM to 5:30PM (mealtime)

Ages:              Adult Only

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