Events

February 6, 2013

Events

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Navy and Marines Corps Relief Society seeking volunteers on station

New to town and looking to make friends? Is your spouse deployed and you want a productive way to pass the time? Maybe you want to get out of the house for a few hours a week? Or are you looking build your resume? Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society YUMA is actively seeking volunteers to help operate the services of the Society. Volunteer positions are open in a variety of programs including Budget for Baby, Office Assistant, Casework, and Thrift Shop.

Paid childcare and mileage reimbursement! Please stop by our office, call or e-mail and become a relief society volunteer today. Building 645, room 101, (928)269-2373 or lora.ohara@nmcrs.org.

Education Assistance for Navy and Marine Corps Family Members:

Applications now being accepted. Interest-free loans or grants available for undergraduate education at an accredited institution in the United States. Applications available at www.nmcrs.org/education Deadline is May 1st, 2013.

Quick Assistance Loans

Quick Assistance Loans for active duty Marines and Sailors are now available for up to $500! Interest-free loans for urgent needs are available in as little as 15 minutes. No appointment necessary. Applications are available in our office or online (www.nmcrs.org) Bring your completed application, active duty ID card, and most current LES.




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