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Published on March 01, 2024
AmeriCorps Invites Wright County Seniors to Blend Service and Socializing at Coffee Connections Event in AnnandaleSource: Unsplash / Ravi Patel

Wright County's senior residents have a fresh opportunity to blend community service with social interaction as AmeriCorps Seniors RSVP hosts Coffee Connections. The upcoming event in Annandale is an open house designed to showcase a variety of local volunteer opportunities available to individuals aged 55 and over. The informal gathering aims to provide an avenue for seniors to engage with one another, enjoy complimentary coffee and snacks, and explore how they can make a difference within their community.

According to a release obtained by Wright County's communication channels, AmeriCorps is encouraging pre-registration through a simple phone call at 763-765-3036 or email to [email protected], however, walk-ins are just as welcome. The event promises to be an intimate affair, where guests can converse with existing volunteers and staff to get a real sense of the benefits and impact of their work. It is scheduled to take place at In Hot Water Coffee Shop, situated in the heart of Annandale from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. on Tuesday, March 12.

This initiative is part of a broader effort by AmeriCorps Seniors RSVP to engage older Americans in service roles that utilize their skills and experience, while also fostering a greater sense of community and personal fulfillment. Events like Coffee Connections serve not only as a recruitment platform but also as a social hub, where the exchange of stories and experiences can inspire and rejuvenate both existing and prospective volunteers.

For more details about the event and the work of AmeriCorps Seniors RSVP, interested individuals can visit Wright County's official announcement. By fostering a warm, welcoming environment to talk about service, AmeriCorps Seniors RSVP's Coffee Connections event is set to be both a gathering point for the community-minded and a launchpad for meaningful volunteer work.