Encore! A national movement expands locally

by (Lois Guinn)

Submitted 12-12-2016 under LOCAL LIFE

For many people across the country, retirement brings one common question: What now? “The Baby Boomer generation has been all work, work, work,” said Jane Royer. “You spend so much time mastering your job and suddenly you have...

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Encore Workshop to Connect Experienced Adults with New Skills-based Opportunities

by (Heart of West M...)

Submitted 05-24-2011 under NONPROFITS

The Volunteer Center is piloting a new free workshop designed to help retirees identify and connect their talents and interests with unique skills-based volunteer opportunities in the community. This workshop is a...

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Community Input a Key Part of Growing Encore and Skills-Based Volunteer Programs

by (Heart of West M...)

Submitted 02-15-2011 under NONPROFITS

Our country is undergoing a demographic revolution as its largest generation nears traditional retirement age. There may be no shortage of energy – but knowing the best way to harness it is another story. For many, “retirement” no longer has the...

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