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Posted on: January 25, 2018

Make It Your New Year’s Resolution To Volunteer In Westmont

Village of Westmont
Date Issued: January 25, 2018

 Did you make any New Year’s Resolutions for 2018?  How are they going?  It’s not too late to consider one more resolution for the New Year.  

“Westmont has amazing volunteers who do remarkable work for the benefit of all,” said Westmont Mayor Ron Gunter, who has been a community volunteer for 40 years. “If you want to make a difference in your community, I encourage you to get involved.” 

The Village invites everyone to be active in your community. There are many opportunities to get involved and influence positive change through volunteering.  Whatever your interests, we have an activity, program, or event for you. Here is a list of just some of Westmont’s local organizations and their volunteer opportunities:

PEOPLE’S RESOURCE CENTER
Contact the Volunteer Coordinator - peoplesrc.org/volunteers 
volunteers@peoplesrc.org - 630-682-5402, ext. 243
  • Food Pantry Worker
  • Resource Rescue Driver
  • Clothes Closet Worker
  • And more...

WESTMONT SPECIAL EVENTS
Contact: Kristina Kaniauskaite - 630-829-9378 - westmontevents.com
  • Westmont Cruisin’ Nights & Street Fair
  • Taste of Westmont
  • Wicked West Fest Events
  • Holly Days Events
  • And more...

ENVIRONMENTAL IMPROVEMENT COMMISSION

Contact: Jon Yeater - jyeater@westmont.il.gov
  • Richmond Gardens and Apiary
  • River Sweep Event
  • Pumpkin Composting
  • And more...

WESTMONT EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY
Contact: Westmont Fire Department - 630-981-6400 - westmont.illinois.gov
  • Events traffic & crowd control
  • Emergency response
  • Severe weather monitoring
  • And more...

WESTMONT LIONS CLUB
Contact: Bob Fleck - 630-969-8080 - rfleck@westmontparks.org

WESTMONT ROTARY
Contact: Jeffrey Mitchell - 630-297-9204
  • Ugly Sweater 5k
  • And more...

As part of the Village of Westmont Strategic Plan, the Village encourages residents to get involved in the community through volunteerism.  The spirit of volunteerism also achieves another Strategic Plan goal of ensuring that Westmont retains its small-town charm.

We hope that at least one of these great organizations spark an interest in you to get involved and have fun in the community. If you have any further questions regarding volunteering in Westmont, contact us at communications@westmont.il.gov or 630-417-0280.

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Contact: Larry McIntyre
Village of Westmont Communications Director
630-417-0280, lmcintyre@westmont.il.gov
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