News & Updates from Viste

VISTE Partners with Alltek to Recycle Computers

Alltek Services has partnered with Eckerd, one of the nations largest nonprofit child and family service organizations, to take part in Project Bridge, a program designed to provide transitional services to youth ages 16 – 18 who are rejoining their home communities after spending time in juvenile justice residential commitment programs throughout Central and South […]

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Struck by Lightning

A message from our President, Steve Bissonnette It was Monday morning, August 17,2015. VISTE staff and volunteers quickly realized that the computers and phones were down again, no doubt the effect of summer storms over that weekend. It wasn’t the first time and the remedy usually doesn’t take long to get everyone back online. Nothing […]

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VISTE Annual Meeting Highlights Partnerships

At Wednesday’s Annual Meeting, Volunteers in Service to the Elderly officials reflected on a year of transition and growth. The meeting’s theme, Forward! echoed throughout the sentiments of VISTE President, Steve Bissonnette, as he shared the many ways in which VISTE has benefited from partnerships in the community. “It is an honor to be part […]

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VISTE Volunteers Honored at Luncheon

On April 1st, at VISTE’s Annual Volunteer Appreciation Luncheon, Volunteers in Service to the Elderly (VISTE) named David Deal as their 2015 Volunteer of the Year, according to Ashley Miller, VISTE Volunteer Coordinator. “The Dr. Sam Clark Memorial Award is given to our Volunteer of the Year each year,” Miller said. “It is an incredibly […]

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2015 VISTEBall

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VISTEBall Live Auction Items Announced

VISTE’s 10th Annual VISTEBall is less than a month away, and the Live Auction items are now available to the public. To bid on the items, please click here.      

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Lakeland Area Chamber Foundation Gives Grant to VISTE

VISTE (Volunteers In Service To the Elderly) has been unanimously awarded a grant from the Lakeland Area Chamber Foundation for the organization’s Cakes for Caring program, according to Alice O’Reilly, VISTE President. The 2015 grant is in the amount of $2,000 and will be used to purchase supplies to enhance the current birthday cake program. […]

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GiveWell Community Foundation Provides Grant to VISTE

VISTE clients are able to celebrate the holidays in ways they might not have otherwise, thanks to the generosity of the George W. Jenkins Fund within the GiveWell Community Foundation, according to Alice O’Reilly, VISTE President. Volunteers In Service To the Elderly (VISTE) recently received a 2014 Helping Hand Holiday Feeding Grant for $69,460, which […]

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New President Announced

After 20 years of service to VISTE, Alice O’Reilly is retiring.  Alice O’Reilly began working for VISTE in 1994 and has served as its Executive Director since 1995. During the past 20 years O’Reilly has become the public face of VISTE and the driving force behind its continued growth and success. At today’s Board of […]

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VISTE Clients Recipients of Local Collaboration

Recently, employees at Madden Brand Agency worked with students at Lincoln Avenue Academy in an enhancement project aimed at teaching students how marketing can affect change. VISTE clients were the beneficiaries of that change as students collected a little more than 2,600 personal care items for VISTE through the project. “We were just delighted to […]

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