It's Volunteer Week, and among local organizations that are welcoming volunteers is the Meals on Wheels program of Broome County:
It's hosting an open house all this week at it's Binghamton location on 85 Walnut St. from 10:30 until noon each day this week. Anyone wanting to get involved can come and learn more about the program:
"We serve 20 different routes, up to 14 people per route. That means we need 30-40 volunteers everyday. The volunteers are the core of the program," said Meals on Wheels Program Coordinator Joan Spargue.
For more information you can visit the Broome County website www.gobroomecounty.com, under the Office of Aging or give them a call at 778-6205.
Nelson Mandela Dies at 95
Former South African President Nelson Mandela has died at the age of 95.
The announcement was made by South African president Jacob Zuma this afternoon.
Mandela became the country's first black president after spending 27 years in prison for opposing apartheid.
Mandela was a recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize.... more