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Scholarship recipient Ava Coleman and Board Vice Chair, Dr. Aaron Drevlow
Dear ,

As part of our commitment to volunteerism, Community Thread is proud to award a $500 scholarship to a Stillwater  Area High School graduate who exemplifies commitment to our community through volunteerism.  We are pleased to announce this year's scholarship recipient - Ava Coleman .

Ava is proud to be a lifelong resident of the Stillwater Area School District. She has shown her commitment by providing 1,000 hours of volunteer service throughout the community. Ava recognizes the importance of volunteerism and notes that many organizations rely on volunteers for their success. 

"Volunteering impacts so many others and is a way to contribute to organizations that are important to you," says Ava. "There are endless opportunities to get involved - even if you only have a few hours a week." 

Ava also notes the many rewarding experiences received through volunteerism. In fact, it was through a volunteer role at her church that she realized she wants to be a teacher. This fall, Ava plans to attend the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, where she will major in history in hopes of one day becoming a high school teacher.

Congratulations to Ava and best wishes for a bright future!
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Featured Activities
Thirty-One
Fundraiser
Wednesday, June 7
10:30-11:30am - Stillwater
 
Purses, totes, wallets & more! Stop by our 
Thirty-One Fundraiser to see these fun products. A portion of all proceeds benefit Community Thread's Senior Centers.

RSVP for Super Summer Party & Pie Social
Thursday, June 22 
1:00-2:30pm - Stillwater
 
Join us for our 50th Birthday Party! Enjoy live music by Sons of the Beach, Balloon Artistry by Mandana & a pie buffet featuring Joseph's pies.
 
Register by June 16 by calling 651-439-7434
Chair Yoga
Fridays, June 9-July 28 
2-3pm - Stillwater
Cost: $28
 
Join us for our next session of Chair Yoga. Yoga can help with stress, pain, fatigue, balance and even things like arthritis! All abilities welcome.
 
Register by calling 
651-439-7434
Featured Volunteer Opportunities
Be a Big
Brother or Sister
 
Your gift of friendship has the power to help a young person grow in self-confidence, improve decision-making skills & academics, & discover a brighter future.
Learn more.
Volunteer as
an Instructor
 
Do you have a teachable skill? Looking to help change lives?
Our House Senior Living
 in River Falls is seeking volunteer instructors for senior residents.  
Learn more.
Volunteer at
Summer Camp
 
Volunteer for a week at summer camp with True Friends! Support campers in various activities, gain valuable personal skills, & have fun.  
Learn more.  
  Community Thread | 651-439-7434 |  www.CommunityThreadMN.org
2300 Orleans Street West, Stillwater
Unless otherwise noted, all activities take place at our Stillwater location.
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