It’s like speed dating, without the rejection!
As a part of the Troy High School Homecoming game, Troy Main Street is hosting a speed volunteering event to help local businesses collaborate with people who want to make a difference.
On Friday, September 28, eight local non-profit organizations will have booths located in front of Troy Memorial Stadium with volunteer activities. For every five minutes you volunteer, you receive a discount card to downtown businesses. The more you volunteer, the more discounts you earn, according to a Troy Main Street press release.
“Troy Main Street is happy to host this Speed Volunteering event,” said Nicole Loy, Executive Director of Troy Main Street. “Volunteering not only helps the non-profit organizations, but it also gives the community a sense of pride and shows that volunteering can be easy, convenient, and fun.”
There are 15 downtown businesses that are offering discounts to those who volunteer. Participating businesses include The 3 Weird Sisters Studio, Around About Books, Bakehouse Bread & Cookie Company, Basil’s on Market, Be You Boutique, Heath Murray State Farm, Haren’s Market, Hittle’s Jewelry, Lion & Lamb Yarn Boutique, The Olive Oasis, Pachamama Market, Purebred Coffee, The Rec, samozrejme and Yellow Tree Yoga.
WANT TO GO?
WHAT: Speed Volunteering
WHEN: 5 p.m.- 8 p.m. Friday, Sept.r 28
WHERE: Troy Memorial Stadium, 151 W Staunton Rd, Troy