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Volunteer at Lions, Tigers & Bears Animal Sanctuary in Alpine!

LTB Volunteer 

Lions Tigers & Bears can always use your help!

Becoming a volunteer is one of the greatest ways to give back to the rescued animals that call Lions Tigers & Bears home.

Our primary purpose is the security and comfort of our animals. To this end volunteers help across our organization to accomplish this goal. Be it working on a mailing for an upcoming fundraiser or building a fence – there is no task that is any more or less important if the end result helps our rescued animals. All of our volunteer duties require extra effort and the dedication on the part of those who are willing. Your desire to help is greatly appreciated!

Just a few of the many duties LTB needs volunteers for:

LTB Volunteers · Office Help
· Carpentry
· Landscape Architect
· Graphic Design
· Printing Services
· Electrician
· Fence Building
· Event Help
· Grant Writing
· Community Events
· Making Enrichment for the animals
· And so much more!

 

Get Started!

To become an LTB volunteer, your first step will be to fill out your Lions Tigers & Bears Volunteer Application. Click here for your Volunteer Application. Once your application is submitted, our Volunteer Coordinator will get in touch with you to arrange an orientation. The orientation is pre-scheduled and will run approximately 4 hours. During the orientation you will join our guided visit. Afterwards, our Volunteer Coordinator will go over the expectations and opportunities that are available for you as a volunteer. The fee is $25. The fee for volunteers between 12 and 17 years of age is $15. Volunteers between 12 and 17 years of age must be accompanied by an adult/guardian during orientation and each volunteer shift moving forward.

 

Why Volunteer?

Animal EncountersGiving back is good for you. Volunteering lowers rates of depression and may decrease your risk of disease as well as extend your life by several years, according to a review of more than 30 studies from the Corporation for National and Community Service. As little as one or two hours a week of helping out can improve your health. So get your whole family involved, and start your commitment right now!

 

Lions Tigers and Bears LogoLions Tigers & Bears 

24402 Martin Way,

Alpine, CA 91901.

www.lionstigersandbears.org   

(619) 659-8078

 

Alpine Youth Soccer AYSO Spring 2018 Registration

Alpine AYSO invites all area youth to sign up for some exciting co-ed outdoor soccer this spring. Games start in March 2018!

Alpine Youth Soccer AYSO Spring 2018 Registration – SIGN-UP IS EASY!

1. Pre-register and pay online at www.alpineayso.org (click on “Register Now” in upper-right corner)
2.  Attend the walk-in event at Boulder Oaks Elementary on Saturday January 20, 2018, 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. (Express line for those that pre-register online)

Hurry! Registration closes February 8, 2018! Practices start in late February (one practice per week). Games are played on Alpine and Lakeside fields on Saturdays during March, April and May, with no games on Easter weekend.

$65.00 Registration Fee Includes:
• Full Uniform
• 3 Months of Soccer
• AYSO Insurance
• Picture Package

REFUNDS: New Spring players that drop before February 1will be charged $20, any drops after February 1 will be charged $40.

Multiple player discounts available for families in the same household registering more than one
player.

Volunteers Needed!!!! Alpine AYSO is an all-volunteer organization. We always are in need of coaches and referees. Please strongly consider becoming a coach or referee for Alpine AYSO. Training is provided and the Spring season is a great intro season! Coaching children is a very rewarding expererience, and coaching your own child’s team can be one of the most rewarding experiences of all! We can’t have games without referees, and we welcome all those interested in being part of their children’s fun.

FOR MORE INFORMATION please visit or www.alpineayso.org or email: ayso295@hotmail.com

 

Fun & Free Activities at the River Kids Discovery Days! – March 9 & 10, 2018

River Kids Discovery Days ! Volunteer Opportunity with the San Diego River Park Foundation!

Join the San Diego River Park Foundation for two days of FUN and FREE activities along our San Diego River! River Kids Discovery Days is an annual event that takes place all along the River, from Julian to Ocean Beach. On 3/9/18-3/10/18, kids, classes, groups, and families are invited to take part in community and nature education opportunities such as: painting signs, meeting animals, planting trees, exploring a nature preserve, conducing citizen science, and much more!  This is a chance for youth to take a leading role in protecting our natural resources and creating green spaces for the community.

If YOU are looking to get outside and give back, please join us. Learn more or sign up: www.riverdiscoverydays.org

For more info please contact Ally Welborn at or email (619) 297-7380  volunteer@sandiegoriver.org

 

 

Volunteers Needed at The Alpine Historical & Conservation Society

Volunteers Needed! The Alpine Historical & Conservation Society runs entirely on volunteer labor. While this allows us to use all of the membership fees and donations for maintaining the museum facilities and paying for program expenses, it sometimes makes it difficult to accomplish all the day-today chores that it takes to run a museum & historical society.

We need your help. Do you feel like your skills and abilities are languishing due to non-use? Do you want to do something meaningful for your community? Well, we’ve got an offer for you. There are a few Board of Director positions that need to be filled for the coming year.

Responsibilities for each position are described below. Each position requires you to be a member of the Alpine Historical & Conservation Society, and to attend our Board meetings on the second Thursday of each month from 3:00 to 4:30 pm.

• SECRETARY: Takes notes & minutes at monthly Board meetings. Presents meeting minutes to the Board of Directors for approval. Time commitment is approximately 2-3 hours per month.

• TREASURER: Checks PO Box regularly for bills and donations. Pays the bills and deposits donations. Enters financial data in Quick Books software program. Prepares monthly financial report for Board of Directors. Coordinates preparation of tax returns and government forms. Time commitment varies by month and season but averages 4-5 hours per month.

• PROPERTY MANAGER: Responsible for the care and maintenance of the museum buildings. This includes occasionally performing minor repair & maintenance, coordinating work with the museum caretaker, requesting contractor proposals for more difficult projects, monitoring contractor performance, and reporting monthly activities to Board of Directors. Time commitment varies by month and season but averages 5-6 hours per month.

To volunteer, please contact Tom Myers at 619-885-8063, or you can send a note to info@alpinehistory.org or to PO Box 382, Alpine, CA 91903

Help Save and Reconstruct Roy Athey’s Former Alpine Mine Train Exhibit

Help save and reconstruct the former Alpine Mine Train Exhibit

The Campo Railroad Park & Museum has set up a donation page to help offset the costs of relocating and reconstructing the former Alpine train to the Pacific Southwest Railway Museum (PSRM) in Campo.  Formerly lovingly operated for children of all ages by Roy Athey, the Museum is committed to keeping the legacy alive in Campo with a dynamic exhibit of not only the train ride but also to include a faux mine complete with mining equipment to explain San Diego County’s many gold and precious metal mines.

Moving the train and setting it up was an unexpected gift and funds are simply not available today to put it back together.  “The Museum is extremely grateful for the donation” said Jim Lundquist, Alpine resident and the Museum’s Director of Museum Services.  “Last year, we had a need to invest over $120,000 in our railway, and there were no funds available at this time to fund the development of the mine train including the relocation of the equipment from Alpine, the grading and preparation of the roadbed, laying tracks, installing electrical power, constructing the mine tunnel and building another passenger coach.”

The budget for the project is:

Finish the Grading for the Mine Train including depot and platforms            6400

Concrete crossing of mine train and driveway, setting up the wig-wag          4800

Three 9′ 6″ containers set up, covered with asphalt/similar, covered with

Dirt/wood, w/tracks and basic mine exhibit                                                    18,000

400 amp/240 volt electrical service to the mine for charging batteries            5200

Construct an additional coach and add mechanical emergency brakes

for two coaches and the caboose                                                                      5000

Contingency (20%)                                                                                             8000

TOTAL                                                                                                              47,400

 

The first $1,000 has been donated towards that cause with the donation of a RV to the Museum which has been sold.  In addition, John Hansen House Movers has stepped in to underwrite the majority of the costs to relocate the small depot from Alpine to Campo.  “Many people have expressed gratitude to Roy for his years of train rides and his finding a good home for the train” said Lundquist.  “Our hope now is those same people, and anyone with an interest in children and history to assist us with a cash donation.”

Donations can be made through the Museum’s web site at:   www.camporailroadpark.com/donate.  Select mine train as your donation fund.  If you would like to assist Lundquist in reconstructing the railway in Campo, volunteers are needed for that effort as well.  Email Jim@psrm.org to offer your services.

The Pacific Southwest Railway Museum is located at 750 Depot St, Campo, CA 91906

OPEN WEEKENDS ONLY

For more info please call (619) 478-9937

Visit or website at https://www.psrm.org/

 

Article submitted By Jim Lundquist 619-417-7059 EMAIL ME HERE

VOLUNTEER to Help Maintain Trails at Eagle Peak Reserve – January 27, 2018

You can help care for the hiking trails at Eagle Peak Preserve! Join the Trail Team at Eagle Peak Preserve on January 27, 2018 from 10am to 2pm.

This expansive preserve is the flagship of the San Diego River Park Foundation and includes breathtaking views of the Upper San Diego River Gorge. The region is a key part of the San Diego River’s ecosystem and is consider one of the most biologically diverse areas in the entire Country.

This is your chance to enjoy a beautiful day outdoors while working with like-minded folks to care for our open spaces and improving local recreation opportunities. Volunteers will help to enhance hiking options at Eagle Peak Ranch through a fun and rewarding trail maintenance project. Tasks will include brush removal, trail leveling, and erosion control. More adventurous volunteers will hike up to 3 miles carrying gear, but there will also be locations that require less hiking.

Please wear long pants, close-toed shoes (tennis shoes or hiking boots) and layers. Bring AT LEAST 32 oz. of water to drink and a snack. Please be aware that this is a remote location with no cell service. Also be aware that you may be working near poison oak. All supplies will be provided. Community service hours may be verified.

The preserve is located off of Eagle Peak Road, near Julian. Complete directions and arrival instructions will be provided upon RSVP. Carpool available.

To learn more or RSVP, please email volunteer@sandiegoriver.org or call (619) 297-7380.

Submitted By Ally Welborn
Community Engagement Manager – The San Diego River Park Foundation ally@sandiegoriver.org | (619) 297-7380

Back Country Land Trust (BCLT) Monthly Volunteer Events in Wright’s Field Alpine – 2018

BCLT (Back Country Land Trust) will be hosting monthly volunteer events on the first Saturday of each month in 2018.

January 6, 2018 from 9am to 12pm: Trail Decommissioning Project at Wright’s Field. Meet at the trail head behind Joan MacQueen Middle School (2001 Tavern Rd, Alpine, CA 91901)

February 3, 2018 from 9am to 12pm: Trail Maintenance & Repairs at Wright’s Field. Meet at the trail head behind Joan MacQueen Middle School (2001 Tavern Rd, Alpine, CA 91901)

March 3, 2018 from 9am to 12pm: Trail Maintenance & Repairs at Wright’s Field. Meet at the trail head behind Joan MacQueen Middle School (2001 Tavern Rd, Alpine, CA 91901)

Please contact us by phone at 619.504.8181 or email at backcountrylandtrust@gmail.com with questions or to RSVP for any of these events. Visit our website at www.backcountrylandtrust.org

 

Alpine “CHRISTMAS GIFT BAG DRIVE” – Drop Off Your Donations at These Local Businesses!

2017 Marks our 19th year supporting churches, community centers and other charity drives. We are one of the few San Diego County Drives that donates 100% of all donations back to the community! Thank you San Diego! “Good people count their blessings, while exceptional people share their blessings.” – Jeff Campbell, Founder

 

Each year our efforts are instrumental in helping many families eat complete meals. We clothed babies, provided games for underprivileged children, brokered donations to civic organizations and provided goods so churches could continue their outreach and assistance programs.  We gave support to military families and community centers for Christmas programs.

The Numbers – Over the past 18 years, hundreds of unpaid volunteers have helped pass out over 110,000 bags door to door.

 

How do we distribute ?

Simple: we give to churches, community centers, and outreach centers. All food stays local and new toys and toiletries are given to the Polinsky Center who serves the entire county. This year we will also take a bundle to fire victims in San Diego County. When we hear of people in need, we direct them to one of the charities that we support. Have a question? Pickup or Drop-off? Call 619-445-3322or email Jeff Campbell at myfavoriterealtor@yahoo.com

For more info please visit our website at GiftBagDrive.com

Donation drop-off locations in Alpine

Ace Hardware
1347 Tavern Rd #C
Alpine, CA 91901

 

Alpine Mtn Empire Chamber of Commerce
1620 Alpine Blvd #208
Alpine, CA 91901

 

Alpine Sun
2144 Alpine Blvd
Alpine, CA 91901

 

Alpine Postal Annex
2710 Alpine Blvd #K
Alpine, CA 91901

Barons Market
1347 Tavern Rd
Alpine, CA 91901

 

Biker Shack
2109 Alpine Blvd
Alpine, CA 91901

 

Edwards Jones
1730 Alpine Blvd #107
Alpine, CA 91901

 

Jeff Campbell & Associates
1935 Alpine Boulevard, Suite A
Alpine, CA 91901

 

 

 

Alpine Community Center Weekly Activities

Alpine Community Center Activities as of October 2017

*Activities that are free or a small donation is requested. The Alpine Community Center is located at 1830 Alpine Blvd., Alpine Ca 91901. For more info please call 619.445.7330 or email Cindi Robertson at crobertson@alpinecommunitycenter.com

Monday
9:30-10:30am  Yoga by Patricia
9:30-10:30am  Stroller Strides

Tuesday
9:15-10:15am   Yoga by Mary
9:30-10:30am  Stroller Strides
11am-12pm   Matt’s Sit N Fit *
11am  Blood Pressure Check (1st Tuesday of month) *

Wednesday
9:30-10:30am  Yoga by Natalie
9:30-10:30am  Stroller Strides
2pm.-4pm  Alzheimer Support Group (1st  & 3rd  Wednesday of each month)

Thursday
9:00-10:30am  Weight Watchers
9:15-10:15am    Yoga by Mary
9:30-10:30am  Stroller Strides
11am-12:30pm  Senior Lunch /Bingo/Games
11am.-3:30pm Card Club*

Friday
9:30-10:30am  Stroller Strides

 

Other Activities

Tuesday  6:30pm -9pm  Adult Men’s Softball

Thursday  6:30pm – 9pm Adult Co-ed Softball

Monday-Sunday (Contact ACC for times) Tennis  court

 

DRIVERS NEEDED to Deliver Thanksgiving Meals to Alpine SENIORS

DRIVERS NEEDED to deliver Thanksgiving meals from the Alpine Community Center to Seniors in the Alpine area on November 23, 2017 between 9:30 – 11:30 a.m. Please call (619) 445-7330 to be a volunteer driver by November 1, 2017 or email Cindi Robertson cindi@alpinecommunitycenter.com