MVDOVIA hosts Connecting Faith and Service


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Posted Online: Feb. 19, 2013, 9:57 am
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Press release submitted by Western Illinois Area Agency on Aging


MVDOVIA (Mississippi Valley Directors of Volunteers in agencies) Hosts:


Connecting Faith and Service:
A round table discussion of how churches and faith based organizations can partner with nonprofit and government service providers to address the needs in our communities. Members of church groups and leaders in the faith community will sit down with DOVIA members and others from the service community to connect and strengthen common missions.

Thursday February 21st, 11:30 a.m-1:00 p.m. Brown bag lunch at 11:30 followed by discussion at 12

Figge Art Museum 225 W. 2nd St. Davenport, IA

Cost: Free


Please RSVP by February20th: to Wendy Smith at 309-794-1100 or email: RICAPDHS@aol.com


DOVIA (Directors Of Volunteers In Agencies) Is a non-profit organization dedicated to supporting volunteer program administrators through communication, education, and networking, and to promote volunteerism in the Quad Cities.

You can learn about MVDOVIA agencies by going to the MVDOVIA website www.mvdovia.org

















 



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