Archives for September 2015

AGL VA Office Volunteers During the Salvation Army Community Lunch

On September 9, 2015 the AGL VA office volunteered during the Salvation Army community lunch. This lunch helps to provide those in need in the community with a lunch every Monday, Wednesday and Friday. The AGL VA office has committed to volunteer to prepare the food for the 2nd Wednesday of each month. Employees go to the Salvation Army and make food and serve this food to anyone that comes to the Salvation Army during this time. On September 9th around 30 people were served lunch of mixed vegetables and made from scratch hamburger helper. The VA office looks forward to helping this worthy cause in the future.

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AGL VA Adopts the SPCA During the Month of August

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The AGL VA office adopted the SPCA during the month of August. Employees volunteered throughout the month to help support this organization. Each Monday during August employees went to the SPCA facility and washed puppies that were about to leave for another Shelter. In total close to 100 puppies were washed during this time. Kittens were also helped during AGLs visits as employees held warm compresses to kittens fighting eye infections to help minimize swelling and ease the kittens discomfort. Employees also attended the Smith River Fest and worked at the SPCA booth. They helped to walk dogs and puppies around the festival providing information about the pet and the SPCA to help these animals find their forever home. The AGL VA office employees were very excited to help the animals in need throughout the month and look forward to continuing to help this great local organization.

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Smith River Fest Helgramite Hustle 5K Mud Run

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The AGL VA office supported the Miles in Martinsville challenge series by running in the Helgramite Hustle 5 K mud run to benefit the YMCA of Martinsville and Henry County on August 8, 2015. This program helps to support the local YMCA by providing funds for various things including providing scholarships for YMCA memberships and day care services as well as funding programs like Activate Martinsville.  The Run spans 3.2 miles and includes 18 obstacles, 10 mud pits, and a water slide. The AGL VA office had 8 employees in the race and several friends and family also joined into help support this great cause. The AGL VA office looks forward to future opportunities to promote healthy living and  support local programs.

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