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Pick One For Forman and You!

Happy February! Some nicer weather and sunshine helped to get rid of a little snow and remind everyone how spring feels. Is it just me or does seeing daylight at 5:50 p.m. feel pretty amazing? 
Last week we started our Pick1 volunteer campaign. The purpose of this campaign is to:
1. Make people aware of the various organizations in the community 2. Allow people to see the variety of needs within the different organizations 3. Help people to match up their skills and interests to volunteer roles
We hope this has another positive effect in that those volunteering feel a sense of purpose and belonging.  We know that most often people feel more invested in their communities and have a more positive view of their city when they're involved in making it better, even in a small way. 
Many of these roles and tasks are not very time consuming. Some require just an hour or two a year. A few require training or some paperwork but most just involve a willing community members saying, "Sure, I …