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NEWS ARCHIVES


2011 Board of Directors Election info posted in member's area

5/9/2011
NOMADS, in the member's area of the website, check under "Recent News for NOMADS" for the article about candidates interested in running for our board of directors openings this year. 

2011 Annual Meeting in Forest City, Iowa

4/12/2011
The registration form with full details will be available in June, and will be on the website and will be available to print and mail too.  Please plan to join us at the Winnebago River Oaks Rallygrounds in Forest City, Iowa.  The official dates are September 19-23, 2011.  More details are in the member's area of the website. 

2011 Summer-Fall teams posted in member's area

4/12/2011
NOMADS....would you like to see where there are openings this summer and fall?  Want to know who's on the teams you've already signed up for?  Log in to the member's area and page down to PROJECT INFORMATION.  Click on 2011 Summer-Fall teams-updated 4-12-11.  Leaders, we NEED YOU to sign up for our summer projects!  We have lots of new NOMADS who've signed on this summer, and we need your leadership for those projects.

Photo Gallery for 2010 Annual Meeting

4/1/2011
Down to the left on this screen, there are a number of photo galleries, and awhile back we put a new gallery up with photos from last fall's Annual Meeting.  As you start thinking about your plans to attend our gathering this September in Forest City, Iowa, check out the photos from last year's event.

Ready to sign up for projects this Summer or Fall?

4/1/2011
NOMADS members may now login and view the 2011 Summer-Fall project list, for 3-week projects on our schedule in June through December, 2011.  We pray that you will be able to participate and assist with the needs of the many United Methodist organizations around the country.   

Andalusia Newspaper Article

3/30/2011
A team of NOMADS was recently highlighted in the Andalusia Star News. 

Hosting site details posted in member's area of website

3/30/2011
NOMADS, go check out the spreadsheet with ALL of our recent and/or upcoming Hosting Agency site details, which includes info about the location of their RV sites, what they have for hookups, whether background checks are typically required, whether they allow your pets on a leash while at a project there, what they have for email access, whether they MIGHT have housing available, and other amenties are listed there too.   Whenever you are deciding about projects, you'll need to look up each ...

Head to the Northwest this summer

3/28/2011
    NOMADS’ friends, we encourage you to come to the beautiful Northwest this summer! We have three new projects in Washington state—3 small Methodist churches south of Olympia—in Pe Ell, McCleary, and Tumwater-- who are excited about hosting their first NOMADS’ project. In addition to these new projects, Randle UMC has scheduled another project as well as Camp on the Boulder in Montana and Ten Sleep, Wyoming. We have scheduled these projects consecutively to make your trip west more energy ...

Independent Sector announces volunteer hourly rates for 2010

3/19/2011
The value of your donated hours through NOMADS or through other volunteer efforts is given a specific value each year, and it has been announced by the company 'Independent Sector' that the value of these hours for 2010 is $21.36.  This compares with $20.85 per hour in 2009.  NOMADS had quite an impact in 2010, with the value of their donated hours in excess of 2.3 million dollars.  Thank you NOMADS, for your dedication and service to those in need.    

Summer-Fall 2011 Project List due out March 31st, 2011

3/15/2011
NOMADS...start thinking about your plans for the second half of 2011, as our Summer-Fall Projects list will be out on March 31, 2011.  Signups are more casual for this season, as there is less demand and the projects are spread out around the country more so than they are during our busy winter schedule.  Signups are first-come, first-served and you are welcome to log in to the member's area and use the project signup form, or to send an email to the office with your project request.  You may ...

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