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'Star Wars' inspires costumes

...way to use her creativity and meet new people when a friend told her about the 501st Legion.The 501st Legion is an all-volunteer costuming organization for Star Wars characters.Dressed in costumes that must meet rigid requirements for accuracy...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/richmond-neighbors/2014-10-03/star-wars-inspir
Poodle and Pooch Rescue moves more than 20 dogs out of Richmond County Animal Services

...now we're working on (getting) foster homes because this is a lot of dogs," she said.Poodle and Pooch is an all-volunteer organization with no shelter, and members foster pets in their homes.Eighteen of the dogs are already listed on...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-08-02/rescue-group-moves-more-20-do
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
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
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