OBWC Community Service Programs
Encourages members to promote and support arts activities within the community. Creates programs and participates in projects that include music, dance, drama, theatre and other arts-related areas, both traditional and innovative.
Members are encouraged to demonstrate an appreciation for our environment. Members strive for educational opportunities regarding the importance of beautifying our communities by preserving, maintaining, and restoring our natural resources and by stimulating citizen action to address these concerns. This includes but is not limited to: water, trees, plants, air, land and wildlife.
Members raise awareness of literacy issues and other educational opportunities in their community and world-wide. Members work to improve literacy skills of adults and youth. Public libraries are supported through funding for book purchases.
Informs members of the issues that affect the well-being of individuals, families, and communities; Provides opportunities and resources to meet and address needs through volunteering
Encourages members to consider how they can make a global impact; Educates members and the community regarding major issues and challenges facing people in developing countries. Ensures children have access to health, education, equality, and protection.
Connects members with effective projects and activities relating to civic engagement; Focuses on the following areas with examples of projects: citizenship – taking an active role in the election process; veteran affairs – inviting returning veterans as speakers; emergency preparedness – sponsor first aid and CPR classes; and safety – work with local agencies to promote vehicle safety, fire safety awareness, and crime prevention programs.