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Volunteer Shout Outs

November 16, 2013

The much-loved Rey Center in Waterville Valley honors the spirit of curiosity and discovery of its namesake, Margret and H.A. Rey, authors of the immensely popular Curious George books.

As a non-profit organization, the Rey Center couldn’t continue to thrive without the dedicated efforts of numerous volunteers.

The Rey Center offers a shout out to the following volunteers:

  • The 50 fabulous people who helped make the Curious George Cottage Family Festival in August a huge success!
  • Curious George Cottage host Ann Verow
  • Makayla F. for helping with Curious Crafts at the Rey Center
  • Rael Gleitsman for tending to the garden and putting it to bed
  • Christian, Andrew, and Jackson from the Waterville Valley Academy who helped put the garden to bed and collected sticks for a Waterville Valley Elementary School project
  • Delia for folding school program brochures
  • Water Watchers volunteer Terry Roper
  • Tina Koppel for helping to clean up after a party
  • Rael Gleitsman for all the hard work he put into the Abenaki program at the Waterville Valley Elementary School

Volunteer opportunities are available on a year-round basis – and are especially needed in summer and winter.

Consider volunteering at:

Curious George Story Time & Popcorn
Do you enjoy popcorn and Curious George stories?  The Rey Center needs help setting up, handing out popcorn, reading a story if you wish and cleaning up. Wednesdays from 3;30-5 p.m., Jan. 8-Mar. 12, 2014

Cottage Host
A lovely spot to spend a few hours sharing this special place with Curious George fans from all over.  Saturdays, 2-4 p.m., Dec. 7, 2013-Mar. 29, 2014.  Help is especially needed on Dec. 14, 2-4 p.m., Dec. 26-31, daily 12:30-2:30 p.m., Feb. 17-22, daily 12:30-2:30 p.m., Feb. 25-Mar. 1, daily 12:30-2:30 p.m.

Curious Crafts
Help set-up crafts, assist children with crafts, and help clean up after all the fun. Fridays, 3-5 p.m., Dec. 27, 2013-Mar. 14, 2014.  Have a craft in mind that you want to share with children?  Let the Rey Center know!

Learn more by contacting Leigh Ann Reynolds, volunteer coordinator, at 603-236-3308 or email [email protected].

Volunteer at the Rey Center, Waterville Valley

About Jan Stearns

I've been living in and loving New Hampshire's White Mountains for most of my life. I moved to Waterville Valley in 1981 and quickly realized why it was dubbed a Yankee Shangri-la. Once you’ve experienced Waterville Valley, you’ll want to call it yours. The great team of Realtors at Waterville Valley Realty can help you find a Waterville Valley home that fits your lifestyle and budget. 1-888-987-8333.

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