Do you carry a video camera with you 24/7? Are you looking for a way to showcase your favorite volunteer organization? The Volunteer Center of Lewis, Mason and Thurston Counties is calling all would-be filmmakers who are passionate about service to enter the Movies About Change Contest!
Who: The Volunteer Center of Lewis, Mason and Thurston Counties
What: We're looking for inspirational stories about every day people making a difference in their community. Whether it's helping the homeless, mentoring children or cleaning up the environment, we want motivational examples of volunteer efforts going on in Lewis, Mason or Thurston County. Videos should inspire volunteerism, highlight a nonprofit and their work, or educate about a community need in those Counties. Cash or prizes will be awarded to top entries which will be selected by a panel of judges. For more information email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 360-741-2622.
Where: Lewis, Mason and Thurston Counties
When: Email your entries, in an easily accessible file format, to email@example.com by April 30th, 2010.
Why: Judges will select one grand prize and at least ten selected entries to view at the Volunteer Centerís upcoming VolunTonies award ceremony which honors volunteers in the community.
The Volunteer Center supports volunteer efforts that address community needs by connecting people with opportunities to serve, offering volunteer management training and by promoting volunteerism.
The Volunteer Center also provides more than 3,000 volunteer referrals per year, works with more than 250 nonprofit and public agencies in its service area and offers more than 650 volunteer opportunities through its Web site at volunteer.ws. All of this is made possible through grants and generous donations from community members and organizations.