VOLUNTEERS - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/VOLUNTEERS News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Kirby: Taking time out of yourself http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58276618-78/volunteering-lazy-utah-volunteer.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58276618-78/volunteering-lazy-utah-volunteer.html.csp">Kirby: Taking time out of yourself</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Robert Kirby</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> Tribune Columnist</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-11T12:40:34.052-06:00">Updated Aug 11, 2014 12:40PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">I didn’t volunteer for the Army in 1972. They came and got me. I could have run away, but that would have required effort. Too lazy to join and too lazy to get out of it. It’s the story of my life. In the Army I seemed to volunteer a lot. Somebody loud and scary would tell me that I had volunteered to stand guard, paint rocks, dig a hole, give blood or haul garbage. Being lazy wasn’t an option. After that, I was even more cautious about volunteering. Whenever volunteers were called to perform s...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58276618@www.sltrib.com Mon, 11 Aug 2014 12:40:34 MDT Ebola forces Peace Corps to pull out of West Africa http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58243881-68/ebola-liberia-volunteers-contact.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58243881-68/ebola-liberia-volunteers-contact.html.csp">Ebola forces Peace Corps to pull out of West Africa</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JONATHAN PAYE-LAYLEH</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-30T21:50:49.151-06:00">Updated Jul 30, 2014 09:50PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Monrovia, Liberia • The largest recorded Ebola outbreak in history has led the U.S. Peace Corps to evacuate hundreds of volunteers from three affected West African countries, and a State Department official on Wednesday said two volunteers were under isolation after having contact with a person who later died of the virus. Meanwhile, Liberia’s president ordered the nation’s schools to shut down and most civil servants to stay home as fears deepened over the virus that already has killed more th...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582438812014-07-30T21:50:49.151-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-30T21:50:49.151-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58243881@www.sltrib.com Wed, 30 Jul 2014 21:50:49 MDT Letter: Invest time and effort in politics http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58174189-82/candidates-volunteer-parties-party.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58174189-82/candidates-volunteer-parties-party.html.csp">Letter: Invest time and effort in politics</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-11T17:20:02.531-06:00">Updated Jul 11, 2014 05:20PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Americans love competition. Let the best person win. In Utah, we volunteer time and donate to churches, youth sports, scouting and the environment. These worthy endeavors need dedicated volunteers and financial donations to achieve their goals. Another volunteer effort many of us take for granted affects the many ways we are taxed and charged fees for government services. It determines the laws and regulations we must obey. It’s politics. All political parties are run by volunteers and financed...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58174189@www.sltrib.com Fri, 11 Jul 2014 17:20:02 MDT