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Chelmsford CIVICThe Community Involvement and Volunteerism In Chelmsford (CIVIC) Committee undertakes efforts to increase volunteerism and civic engagement.
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Category Archives: Environment
350 Mass of Greater Lowell Working to organize the city of Lowell since 2012, 350 Mass is a volunteer led, non-profit focused on fighting climate change. The Greater Lowell Node includes volunteers from Chelmsford and other nearby towns with meetings and most public events centered in Lowell. Contact Lowell Node Leader: Jay Mason Lowell@350ma.org http://350mass.betterfutureproject.org/ Volunteers Volunteers are involved in legislation, education, or direct action to encourage the use of renewable energy and discourage the over-reliance on fossil fuels. The education can be done on a person-to-person basis, in town meetings or community groups, or on social media or TV. The legislative outreach is typically done by calling or emailing our local legislators, but occasionally we’ll go down to Boston with other nodes to lobby at the State House. Meetings Meetings are every other Wednesday; check out the calendar (look for Lowell node events). Last Updated: April 2017
Lowell National Historical Park Individuals and groups seeking volunteer opportunities can help the park in a variety of ways. Contact Mailing Address: 67 Kirk St. Lowell, MA 01852 Visitor Center: 246 Market St. Lowell, MA 01852 General Phone: (978) 970-5000 Park Volunteer Coordinator: 978-275-1740 https://www.nps.gov/lowe/getinvolved/supportyourpark/vol-jobs.htm Volunteers • Volunteer in the Exhibits: Greet park visitors and help them learn the park story at the Visitor Center, Boott Cotton Mills Museum, and Mill Girls & Immigrants Exhibit. • Volunteer with Maintenance: Help maintain historic structures, keep grounds clean, and help operate our set of historic locks! • Volunteer on the Trolley: Help the park trolley crew greet riders, flag the historic trollies through downtown Lowell, and bring visitors to boats! Last Updated: April 2017
Challenge Unlimited at Ironstone Farm offers a variety of therapeutic riding programs for people of all ages. Volunteers assist lessons by leading horses and sidewalking next to clients to provide encouragement and stability.
We are a group of volunteers dedicated to enriching the lives of others by harnessing the proven power of flowers to lift spirits and promote healing. Our recipients are people who are lonely, isolated, ill, or simply going through a rough patch.
The Merrimack Valley Lead Poisoning Prevention Program (MVLPPP) was established in 1976, as a provider to the Massachusetts Department of Public Health Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Program (CLPPP). Originally, the service area covered Greater Lawrence communities. In 1979, the program expanded to Greater Haverhill and Greater Lowell serving a total of twenty-three (23) communities with emphasis to the core neighborhoods of Lawrence, Lowell, Haverhill and Methuen. The MVLPPP provides a full range of preventive services to children and their families, and others with an interest in the prevention of childhood lead poisoning.
The objective of the club is to stimulate the knowledge and love of horticulture, floriculture, and landscape design, to aid in the protection and conservation of natural resources; to promote civic beautification and roadside improvement and to offer socialization and friendship.
Provides beginning farmers with business training, access to land and farm equipment, organic production training and materials, marketing assistance and continued guidance to start their farm businesses. Community Sustainable Agriculture (CSA) is a partnership between consumers seeking high quality, ecologically produced food and the farmers who grow it.
NMCOG is a regional planning agency (formed under Chapter 40B M.G.L.) that works with communities in the Greater Lowell region to support and enhance a wide range of land use objectives: environmental protection, economic development, housing and residential development, transportation and transit planning, and the building and maintenance of community character.
Called the “Voice of the Merrimack” for over 30 years, MRWC advocates for the health of the river and the people who depend on it through environmental monitoring, education and outreach, community organizing, advocacy and recreation. MRWC protects the river through innovative public and private partnerships to promote a healthy ecosystem, including individual membership and “Adopt-A-Merrimack-Mile”. Kayak and canoe trips are scheduled from April-October. Call for more information. Founded in 1976.
An all-volunteer non-profit group that advocates for construction of a multi-use path on the rail bed of the old Framingham-Lowell line.