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Engaging, Enriching and Connecting People

Community Thread’s vision is a community where all people are engaged, enriched and connected. We leverage resources and volunteers to improve the quality of life for adults and their families in our local community. We do this by providing services aimed at older adults, particularly those who desire to age in place, as well as advocating for and supporting volunteers throughout the St. Croix Valley region. Our name symbolizes our belief that each act of service is a thread that ties people, communities and lives together.


Community Involvement Awards

Community Thread is now accepting volunteer nominations for the 2015 Community Involvement Awards. Anyone in the community may submit nominations for outstanding volunteer service. Nominations are due by 5:00pm on Monday, February 16, 2015. Learn more about the awards here and download a nomination packet here.

Tax Volunteer Needed

We are currently seeking a volunteer to help administer our AARP Tax Assistance program from February through April 2015. Please see the complete position description here. You may contact Sharon Pallarino for more information. Learn more about the tax program here.

AARP Tax Assistance
Appoinments required starting February 9, 2015

Trained AARP Tax-Aide volunteers, certified by the Internal Revenue Service and the Minnesota Department of Revenue,offer free tax assistance by appointment at Community Thread beginning in Februay 2105. The Tax-Aides will explain tax requirements, answer your questions then complete your tax return (based on the documents that you present) and electronically file your tax return at no cost to you. A copy of your tax return and all original documents will be returned to you. Assistance is free.  Learn more about the program.

Ebola-Vaccines & other Public Health topics

Tuesday, January 27 - 10:00 am
Register by Friday, January 23 by calling Community Thread at 439-7434

Join Washington County Public health nurse Jennifer Schreifels for an informative discussion about preventing illness and maintaining good health. Learn about vaccines and other preventative measures that will keep you feeling your best. Jennifer will also share information about Ebola and other health threats discussed in the news.

Winter Weather Policy

Community Thread follows the Stillwater Area School District Weather Policy. If schools are closed, Community Thread will be closed and all activities cancelled for that day.

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