Community Notes

Job training for women: Step-Up for Women spring training is from April 22 to June 14 at the James Rumsey Technical Institute in Martinsburg. For more information, call Jennifer Wood at 304-754-9258 or go online to apply at wvwomenwork.org.

Football camp: Jefferson County Parks and Recreation is offering a non-contact football camp at Sam Michael’s Park starting at 1 p.m. every Sunday through May 19, with open dates on March 31 and May 12. The camp will cost $35. Register online at JCPRC.org or call 304-728-3207 for more information.

Calling all poets: The Potomac Valley Audubon Society will showcase the art of local poets as part of the April 6 Wildflower Festival at the Yankauer Nature Preserve. Poets should submit their work to Poetry Walk, c/o PVAS, PO Box 578, Shepherdstown 25443, email them to 4seasons@citlink.net, or drop them off at Four Seasons Bookstore in Shepherdstown. Deadline is March 29. For questions, call 304-676-3397 or email Kristin@potomacaudubon.org.

Nominate a senior citizen: Nominations will be accepted from Feb. 1 through March 31 for the Salute to Senior Service program, which honors the contributions of adults 65 and older who give at least 15 hours a month of volunteer service to their favorite causes. To submit a nomination form and view the contest’s official rules, visit SalutetoSeniorService.com. Completed nomination forms also can be mailed to Salute to Senior Service, P.O. Box 285, Bellevue, NE 68005.

Calling all campers: The Audubon Discovery Camp is now registering campers for its 2013 summer season. This year’s camp will be from May 28 to July 19. Fees range from $50 to $200 per week. Full details about the camp can be found on the PVAS website at potomacaudubon.org. For more information, call 304-676-8739 or email ellen@potomacaudubon.org.

Volunteers needed: Good Shepherd Caregivers is recruiting volunteer drivers for critical transportation needs and members of churches willing to serve as part of a care team for an individual in need. Persons interested should call 304-876-3325 or email director@gsivc.org.

Low-cost vet service: Spay Today offers reduced-cost spay and neuter program for dogs and cats. To find vets and more information, go to baacs.org or call 304-728-8330.

– Compiled by Robert Smith.

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