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Dogs 'muttbomb' celebrities to boost adoptions

...homeless pets and its new movie starring a cartoon canine.The adoption campaign by Dallas Pets Alive, a small, all-volunteer rescue, and Dieste Inc., a marketing firm working pro bono, launched Feb. 10. They take the publicly posted...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2014-03-15/dogs-muttbomb-celebrities-boost-ado
Children's fishing tournament is scheduled for late September

...And any boat taking out girl students must have female chaperones on board."The school makes background checks on all volunteers and boat captains so those folks need to register no later than noon on Sept. 6.If you want to join the fun this...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/outdoors/fishing/2013-08-29/childrens-fishin
University of South Carolina's Army ROTC one of the nation's fastest growing

...even though the Pentagon is planning for smaller forces in the aftermath of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, the all-volunteer Army is in constant need of new officers. The service is also revamping its brigade structure and is looking to increase...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2012-11-24/university-south-carolina
Retired Gen. Norman Schwarzkopf dies

...Vietnam, Schwarzkopf was among those who opted to stay and help rebuild the tattered Army into a potent, modernized all-volunteer force.After Saddam invaded Kuwait in August 1990, Schwarzkopf played a key diplomatic role by helping to persuade...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2012-12-27/retired-gen-norman-schwarzkopf-dies
Volunteers help Turn Back the Block

...that homeownership can really help turn around a community, so we thought why not combine those two things."The all-volunteer organization acquires abandoned or vacant houses, rehabilitates them using volunteer labor and donated materials...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/richmond-neighbors/2013-05-21/volunteers-help-
Rants & Raves

Comments from readers:RAVE FOR THE principal and teachers at Belair Elementary. They had a dinner for all volunteers. It was absolutely awesome. I have never volunteered at a school that did that. Thank you so much and have a blessed summer...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-06-02/rants-raves
Action Ministries volunteers break Guinness World Record, making 2,988 sandwiches in one hour

...So many churches and groups came together for this one occasion, on behalf of the children," she said.Nearly all volunteers stayed to help package the sandwiches for distribution.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/your-faith/2013-06-29/action-ministries-volunt
Celebrate the Fourth of July with a 10K race

...shared one of its T-shirts for me to wear as I run with 60,000 others on the Fourth of July.The local group, all volunteers, serves families in the greater Augusta area, providing speakers, resource materials, exhibits and a monthly...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-07-01/celebrate-fourth-july-10k-rac
How far we have come

...of 9-11, more determined to protect ourselves and, hopefully, more aware of our blessings. Especially as an all-volunteer military continues to give of its own lives to protect ours in the misbegotten country whence those attacks were hatched...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2012-09-11/how-far-we-have-come
Right man, right time

...kill it."The ambiguity of the first Gulf War's end wasn't Schwarzkopf's doing. Rather, he lent America's all-volunteer Armed Forces a clarity and John Wayne-style swagger that cut off and killed any of the country's remaining self-doubt...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2012-12-30/right-man-right-time