Margery "Margy" Michaels Campbell is serious about her investment in Girl Scouting. And for 25 years she has led troops at all levels, served on the Utah Girl Scout Council board of directors, and chaired the finance committee and the fund development committee.
Working with business people and community leaders, she has raised about $45,000 annually to support camping, career exploration and other self-enrichment programs.She said she believes that by offering girls the opportunity for knowledge, growth and self-confidence, she can help them avoid problems like teen pregnancy, illiteracy, drug abuse, depression, suicide and youth unemployment.
She was honored for her efforts with a Carnation Silver Bowl and lauded as a role model for girls. According to Rita Inoway, volunteer center, Campbell has been a role model to the girls, and encouraged professional women to live up to their responsibilities of nurturing tomorrow's women leaders. "She is another example of an employed person who manages to order her life and activities to give volunteering a priority in her life," Inoway said.
Want to know where to take your recyclables? Call the Information and Referral Center, 487-4716.
If you'd like to inquire about, or volunteer for, any of the following requests, call the Voluntary Action Center of the Community Services Council, 212 W. 13th South, 486-2136:
Group needed to paint gallery at Children's Museum.
Work the arts festival. Various hours.
Teach math, reading to cerebral palsy patient. Tuesday and Thursday at 3 p.m.
Be a counselor at YMCA youth camp. Each session 51/2 days.
Do receptionist work for half-day at Red Cross.
Entertain at care center. Help with scheduled activities.
Help with fund raising, light office work.
Do office work, write letters.
Read to a blind woman in the evenings.
Record a magazine for a blind man.
Help with health fair at refugee center. Need clown, juggler and more.
Teach first aid and CPR to adults.
Monitor rooms during virology conference at U.
Help teach English as a Second Language Tuesday or Thursday. Training. 7-9 p.m., one-on-one.
Entertain care center residents.
Work in food pantry once or twice a week. Training.
Do office/clerical work one-half day a week.
Help quadriplegic woman half-day each week. Training, flexible schedule.
Work on MS Society fund-raising bike tour. Once a week through mid-July.
Provide a foster home for unaccompanied refugee children from Vietnam who are not available for adoption.
Take minutes at meetings.
Volunteers who speak Dutch or Japanese are needed to communicate with two elderly residents at a care center.
Interact, counsel with youth.
Teach teenagers general subjects.
Provide information to stranded travelers. Training, flexible.
Help with intake/reception duties at homeless shelter. Training.
Greet the public at Historical Society. Training. Four-hour shifts. Saturday shifts.
Be a lake patrolman at Flaming Gorge. Motorboat experience desired.
Volunteer at the Western Rehabilitation Institute. Training.
Help handicapped individuals with adaptive sports.
Be an information desk receptionist.
Be a host family. Youth for Understanding Program.
Be a lookout tower guard.
Play chess with care center residents.
Do light data entry. Flexible three-hour shifts.
Teach Bible class at care center. 4 p.m. Saturdays.