“The Pepper Job”

PVC members spent time at the Food Gatherers warehouse sorting green peppers, putting them into bags, and loading them into boxes on a palette, for delivery to local food banks.

PVC members put green peppers into bags.

PVC members put green peppers into bags.

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Perry Nursery School Mailing Project

PVC members enjoyed pleasant social conversation as they put together a 630 piece mailing of the school’s annual report. A complex assembly, it involved multiple parts – the report, an insert, and envelopes. Careful placement of the materials in a certain order along with multiple folds and tabs were required to complete the project.

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NEW Center “Painting Project” Thank You

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The tenant is pleased with the new bright turquoise walls. Thank you so much for doing such a fine job of painting their office. They are truly thrilled.

Paula Rand
Tenant Relations Manager
NEW (Nonprofit Enterprise at Work)

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Greenfield Village “Holiday Nights” Social

In December, PVC experienced an enjoyable evening filled with lively encounters-Santa Claus and reindeer, a World War II soldier, and a drum and fife band.

PVC members stand in a gazebo decorated for Christmas at Greenfield Village.

PVC members stand in a gazebo decorated for Christmas at Greenfield Village.

The group toured homes, learning how families lived and celebrated the holidays in past centuries. Members also sang Christmas carols at the community sing and watched fireworks explode in the sky-all part of this spectacular event.

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The Salvation Army “Christmas Program” Thank You

It is a joy for The Salvation Army to express our appreciation to you for your support this Christmas season.

If not for the families, churches, corporations,

A PVC member arranges toys on one of the tables in December 2013.  Parents came in the next day to choose items for their kids as part of The Salvation Army’s Christmas program.

A PVC member arranges toys on one of the tables in December 2013. Parents came in the next day to choose items for their kids as part of The Salvation Army’s Christmas program.

organizations or individuals such as you to help our program, The Salvation Army of Washtenaw County would not have been able to make this Christmas season memorable for more than 1,000 children in our community.

Thank you for caring so much and for touching the lives of so many people this year.

Many blessings to you for a successful and Happy New Year.

Darlene Howard
Volunteer Coordinator
The Salvation Army

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Trip to Frankenmuth, Michigan

Members visited Bronner’s Christmas Wonderland, toured the Silent Night Memorial Chapel, had lunch at Zehnder’s, and stopped at Birch Run Mall on the way home in November 2013. Visit a2pvc.org for more information.

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Hudson Mills Metropark and Dexter Cider Mill Social

Members enjoyed a brisk three mile walk on a cold and windy day at Hudson Mills Metro Park and treated themselves to goodies at the Dexter Cider Mill-apples, donuts, cider, and apple turnovers. Yum!

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