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The Alzheimer's Association, Western New York Chapter is in need of a volunteer to provide immediate administrative support for its Development Department. Responsibilities will include computer work, assistance with mailings, filing, telephone support and other office duties. Experience with Microsoft Office Excel and Word is a must.

The volunteer is needed for a minimum of a one four-hour period each week, preferably Monday or Tuesday, between 8:30 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. For more information, please contact Welthea Christman, at 626-0600 or

The American Red Cross, Greater Buffalo Chapter is recruiting individuals for its disaster action team. After receiving comprehensive training, volunteers serve at both the local and national levels responding to residential fires, floods, snowstorms, as well as national disasters, such as the wildfires in California. Interested parties should contact 878-2355 for more information.

The Volunteer Services Committee of the United Way of Buffalo and Erie County is accepting applications for the Class of 2008 Board Governance Project for Women. In the past ten years more than 300 local, professional women have participated in the program meant to bring together people interested learning about board governance, networking, leadership skills, strategic planning, legal and financial responsibilities and problem solving techniques.

Classes begin Feb. 6 and are held from 8 a.m. to noon every Wednesday through March 26. Applications are available from: Bernie Miltenberger. Call 887-2746, E-mail: or download one at Deadline is Dec. 3.

For information on other volunteer opportunities, visit the Web site of the Volunteer Center of the United Way at or call 887-2690.

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