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Westlake Chapter

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Tue, 01/31/2017 - 09:28 -- Heidi Holguin

The Westlake chapter of the Young Men’s Service League has been active for less than a year yet its 140 members have already donated almost 2,000 hours of volunteer hours to the Austin community.

The nonprofit service organization is made up of mothers and their sons. The purpose is to initiate and encourage young men and their mothers to pursue philanthropic involvement in their community while at the same time, provide an opportunity to enhance mother/son relationships.

The national organization includes dozens of community chapters across the United States. The Westlake chapter is the ninth and newest to the Austin area. Its members are divided equally between the 2019 and 2020 classes and most of the boys attend Westlake High School and other nearby schools.

The organization hosts a charity calendar where members can sign up for volunteer opportunities from approximately 24 area philanthropies, such as the Capital Area Food Bank and Sunshine Camps, The Trail Foundation and The Ronald McDonald House. Both mothers and sons are required to complete a minimum of 20 approved philanthropy hours per year and most of these are accomplished as a team. They must also attend monthly meetings and hold various leadership positions within their chapter.

“It’s not always easy to find volunteer opportunities you can do with your kids,” said Diane Anderson, a member mom at Westlake YMSL. “YMSL has relationships with many organizations who carefully select tasks that we can do together and are age appropriate. It’s a beautiful thing to see your teenage son giving back to the community and even better to be able to serve side by side.”

The tasks these members take on range from sorting food and clothing for several organizations to greeting Honor Flight veterans at the airport, preparing and delivering meals for Mobile Loaves and Fishes and working at various children’s camps.

Clay Buckner, a Westlake YMSL member, recalls a memorable experience was helping out at Camp Mabry.

“We helped clean off some of the old tanks and Jeeps the camp has as a part of their museum,” Buckner said. “It was just so cool being able to climb on and see this equipment close up. Normally, I don’t like cleaning but I felt it was a way to give back to the men and women who have done so much for our country, safety and way of life.”

For more information on the chapter, its requirements and membership, contact Margo Sbrocco at margo@teamings.com and visit mslnational.org.

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The Westlake chapter of the Young Men’s Service League has been active for less than a year yet its 140 members have already donated almost 2,000 hours of volunteer hours to the Austin community.

The nonprofit service organization is made up of mothers and their sons. The purpose is to initiate and encourage young men and their mothers to pursue philanthropic involvement in their community while at the same time, provide an opportunity to enhance mother/son relationships.

The national organization includes dozens of community chapters across the United States. The Westlake chapter is the ninth and newest to the Austin area. Its members are divided equally between the 2019 and 2020 classes and most of the boys attend Westlake High School and other nearby schools.

The organization hosts a charity calendar where members can sign up for volunteer opportunities from approximately 24 area philanthropies, such as the Capital Area Food Bank and Sunshine Camps, The Trail Foundation and The Ronald McDonald House. Both mothers and sons are required to complete a minimum of 20 approved philanthropy hours per year and most of these are accomplished as a team. They must also attend monthly meetings and hold various leadership positions within their chapter.

“It’s not always easy to find volunteer opportunities you can do with your kids,” said Diane Anderson, a member mom at Westlake YMSL. “YMSL has relationships with many organizations who carefully select tasks that we can do together and are age appropriate. It’s a beautiful thing to see your teenage son giving back to the community and even better to be able to serve side by side.”

The tasks these members take on range from sorting food and clothing for several organizations to greeting Honor Flight veterans at the airport, preparing and delivering meals for Mobile Loaves and Fishes and working at various children’s camps.

Clay Buckner, a Westlake YMSL member, recalls a memorable experience was helping out at Camp Mabry.

“We helped clean off some of the old tanks and Jeeps the camp has as a part of their museum,” Buckner said. “It was just so cool being able to climb on and see this equipment close up. Normally, I don’t like cleaning but I felt it was a way to give back to the men and women who have done so much for our country, safety and way of life.”

For more information on the chapter, its requirements and membership, contact Margo Sbrocco at margo@teamings.com and visit mslnational.org.

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The nonprofit service organization is made up of mothers and their sons. The purpose is to initiate and encourage young men and their mothers to pursue philanthropic involvement in their community while at the same time, provide an opportunity to enhance mother/son relationships.

The national organization includes dozens of community chapters across the United States. The Westlake chapter is the ninth and newest to the Austin area. Its members are divided equally between the 2019 and 2020 classes and most of the boys attend Westlake High School and other nearby schools.

The organization hosts a charity calendar where members can sign up for volunteer opportunities from approximately 24 area philanthropies, such as the Capital Area Food Bank and Sunshine Camps, The Trail Foundation and The Ronald McDonald House. Both mothers and sons are required to complete a minimum of 20 approved philanthropy hours per year and most of these are accomplished as a team. They must also attend monthly meetings and hold various leadership positions within their chapter.

“It’s not always easy to find volunteer opportunities you can do with your kids,” said Diane Anderson, a member mom at Westlake YMSL. “YMSL has relationships with many organizations who carefully select tasks that we can do together and are age appropriate. It’s a beautiful thing to see your teenage son giving back to the community and even better to be able to serve side by side.”

The tasks these members take on range from sorting food and clothing for several organizations to greeting Honor Flight veterans at the airport, preparing and delivering meals for Mobile Loaves and Fishes and working at various children’s camps.

Clay Buckner, a Westlake YMSL member, recalls a memorable experience was helping out at Camp Mabry.

“We helped clean off some of the old tanks and Jeeps the camp has as a part of their museum,” Buckner said. “It was just so cool being able to climb on and see this equipment close up. Normally, I don’t like cleaning but I felt it was a way to give back to the men and women who have done so much for our country, safety and way of life.”

For more information on the chapter, its requirements and membership, contact Margo Sbrocco at margo@teamings.com and visit mslnational.org.

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The Westlake chapter of the Young Men’s Service League has been active for less than a year yet its 140 members have already donated almost 2,000 hours of volunteer hours to the Austin community.

The nonprofit service organization is made up of mothers and their sons. The purpose is to initiate and encourage young men and their mothers to pursue philanthropic involvement in their community while at the same time, provide an opportunity to enhance mother/son relationships.

The national organization includes dozens of community chapters across the United States. The Westlake chapter is the ninth and newest to the Austin area. Its members are divided equally between the 2019 and 2020 classes and most of the boys attend Westlake High School and other nearby schools.

The organization hosts a charity calendar where members can sign up for volunteer opportunities from approximately 24 area philanthropies, such as the Capital Area Food Bank and Sunshine Camps, The Trail Foundation and The Ronald McDonald House. Both mothers and sons are required to complete a minimum of 20 approved philanthropy hours per year and most of these are accomplished as a team. They must also attend monthly meetings and hold various leadership positions within their chapter.

“It’s not always easy to find volunteer opportunities you can do with your kids,” said Diane Anderson, a member mom at Westlake YMSL. “YMSL has relationships with many organizations who carefully select tasks that we can do together and are age appropriate. It’s a beautiful thing to see your teenage son giving back to the community and even better to be able to serve side by side.”

The tasks these members take on range from sorting food and clothing for several organizations to greeting Honor Flight veterans at the airport, preparing and delivering meals for Mobile Loaves and Fishes and working at various children’s camps.

Clay Buckner, a Westlake YMSL member, recalls a memorable experience was helping out at Camp Mabry.

“We helped clean off some of the old tanks and Jeeps the camp has as a part of their museum,” Buckner said. “It was just so cool being able to climb on and see this equipment close up. Normally, I don’t like cleaning but I felt it was a way to give back to the men and women who have done so much for our country, safety and way of life.”

For more information on the chapter, its requirements and membership, contact Margo Sbrocco at margo@teamings.com and visit mslnational.org.

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The nonprofit service organization is made up of mothers and their sons. The purpose is to initiate and encourage young men and their mothers to pursue philanthropic involvement in their community while at the same time, provide an opportunity to enhance mother/son relationships.

The national organization includes dozens of community chapters across the United States. The Westlake chapter is the ninth and newest to the Austin area. Its members are divided equally between the 2019 and 2020 classes and most of the boys attend Westlake High School and other nearby schools.

The organization hosts a charity calendar where members can sign up for volunteer opportunities from approximately 24 area philanthropies, such as the Capital Area Food Bank and Sunshine Camps, The Trail Foundation and The Ronald McDonald House. Both mothers and sons are required to complete a minimum of 20 approved philanthropy hours per year and most of these are accomplished as a team. They must also attend monthly meetings and hold various leadership positions within their chapter.

“It’s not always easy to find volunteer opportunities you can do with your kids,” said Diane Anderson, a member mom at Westlake YMSL. “YMSL has relationships with many organizations who carefully select tasks that we can do together and are age appropriate. It’s a beautiful thing to see your teenage son giving back to the community and even better to be able to serve side by side.”

The tasks these members take on range from sorting food and clothing for several organizations to greeting Honor Flight veterans at the airport, preparing and delivering meals for Mobile Loaves and Fishes and working at various children’s camps.

Clay Buckner, a Westlake YMSL member, recalls a memorable experience was helping out at Camp Mabry.

“We helped clean off some of the old tanks and Jeeps the camp has as a part of their museum,” Buckner said. “It was just so cool being able to climb on and see this equipment close up. Normally, I don’t like cleaning but I felt it was a way to give back to the men and women who have done so much for our country, safety and way of life.”

For more information on the chapter, its requirements and membership, contact Margo Sbrocco at margo@teamings.com and visit mslnational.org.

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The Westlake chapter of the Young Men’s Service League has been active for less than a year yet its 140 members have already donated almost 2,000 hours of volunteer hours to the Austin community.

The nonprofit service organization is made up of mothers and their sons. The purpose is to initiate and encourage young men and their mothers to pursue philanthropic involvement in their community while at the same time, provide an opportunity to enhance mother/son relationships.

The national organization includes dozens of community chapters across the United States. The Westlake chapter is the ninth and newest to the Austin area. Its members are divided equally between the 2019 and 2020 classes and most of the boys attend Westlake High School and other nearby schools.

The organization hosts a charity calendar where members can sign up for volunteer opportunities from approximately 24 area philanthropies, such as the Capital Area Food Bank and Sunshine Camps, The Trail Foundation and The Ronald McDonald House. Both mothers and sons are required to complete a minimum of 20 approved philanthropy hours per year and most of these are accomplished as a team. They must also attend monthly meetings and hold various leadership positions within their chapter.

“It’s not always easy to find volunteer opportunities you can do with your kids,” said Diane Anderson, a member mom at Westlake YMSL. “YMSL has relationships with many organizations who carefully select tasks that we can do together and are age appropriate. It’s a beautiful thing to see your teenage son giving back to the community and even better to be able to serve side by side.”

The tasks these members take on range from sorting food and clothing for several organizations to greeting Honor Flight veterans at the airport, preparing and delivering meals for Mobile Loaves and Fishes and working at various children’s camps.

Clay Buckner, a Westlake YMSL member, recalls a memorable experience was helping out at Camp Mabry.

“We helped clean off some of the old tanks and Jeeps the camp has as a part of their museum,” Buckner said. “It was just so cool being able to climb on and see this equipment close up. Normally, I don’t like cleaning but I felt it was a way to give back to the men and women who have done so much for our country, safety and way of life.”

For more information on the chapter, its requirements and membership, contact Margo Sbrocco at margo@teamings.com and visit mslnational.org.

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The nonprofit service organization is made up of mothers and their sons. The purpose is to initiate and encourage young men and their mothers to pursue philanthropic involvement in their community while at the same time, provide an opportunity to enhance mother/son relationships.

The national organization includes dozens of community chapters across the United States. The Westlake chapter is the ninth and newest to the Austin area. Its members are divided equally between the 2019 and 2020 classes and most of the boys attend Westlake High School and other nearby schools.

The organization hosts a charity calendar where members can sign up for volunteer opportunities from approximately 24 area philanthropies, such as the Capital Area Food Bank and Sunshine Camps, The Trail Foundation and The Ronald McDonald House. Both mothers and sons are required to complete a minimum of 20 approved philanthropy hours per year and most of these are accomplished as a team. They must also attend monthly meetings and hold various leadership positions within their chapter.

“It’s not always easy to find volunteer opportunities you can do with your kids,” said Diane Anderson, a member mom at Westlake YMSL. “YMSL has relationships with many organizations who carefully select tasks that we can do together and are age appropriate. It’s a beautiful thing to see your teenage son giving back to the community and even better to be able to serve side by side.”

The tasks these members take on range from sorting food and clothing for several organizations to greeting Honor Flight veterans at the airport, preparing and delivering meals for Mobile Loaves and Fishes and working at various children’s camps.

Clay Buckner, a Westlake YMSL member, recalls a memorable experience was helping out at Camp Mabry.

“We helped clean off some of the old tanks and Jeeps the camp has as a part of their museum,” Buckner said. “It was just so cool being able to climb on and see this equipment close up. Normally, I don’t like cleaning but I felt it was a way to give back to the men and women who have done so much for our country, safety and way of life.”

For more information on the chapter, its requirements and membership, contact Margo Sbrocco at margo@teamings.com and visit mslnational.org.

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The nonprofit service organization is made up of mothers and their sons. The purpose is to initiate and encourage young men and their mothers to pursue philanthropic involvement in their community while at the same time, provide an opportunity to enhance mother/son relationships.

The national organization includes dozens of community chapters across the United States. The Westlake chapter is the ninth and newest to the Austin area. Its members are divided equally between the 2019 and 2020 classes and most of the boys attend Westlake High School and other nearby schools.

The organization hosts a charity calendar where members can sign up for volunteer opportunities from approximately 24 area philanthropies, such as the Capital Area Food Bank and Sunshine Camps, The Trail Foundation and The Ronald McDonald House. Both mothers and sons are required to complete a minimum of 20 approved philanthropy hours per year and most of these are accomplished as a team. They must also attend monthly meetings and hold various leadership positions within their chapter.

“It’s not always easy to find volunteer opportunities you can do with your kids,” said Diane Anderson, a member mom at Westlake YMSL. “YMSL has relationships with many organizations who carefully select tasks that we can do together and are age appropriate. It’s a beautiful thing to see your teenage son giving back to the community and even better to be able to serve side by side.”

The tasks these members take on range from sorting food and clothing for several organizations to greeting Honor Flight veterans at the airport, preparing and delivering meals for Mobile Loaves and Fishes and working at various children’s camps.

Clay Buckner, a Westlake YMSL member, recalls a memorable experience was helping out at Camp Mabry.

“We helped clean off some of the old tanks and Jeeps the camp has as a part of their museum,” Buckner said. “It was just so cool being able to climb on and see this equipment close up. Normally, I don’t like cleaning but I felt it was a way to give back to the men and women who have done so much for our country, safety and way of life.”

For more information on the chapter, its requirements and membership, contact Margo Sbrocco at margo@teamings.com and visit mslnational.org.

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The Westlake chapter of the Young Men’s Service League has been active for less than a year yet its 140 members have already donated almost 2,000 hours of volunteer hours to the Austin community.

The nonprofit service organization is made up of mothers and their sons. The purpose is to initiate and encourage young men and their mothers to pursue philanthropic involvement in their community while at the same time, provide an opportunity to enhance mother/son relationships.

The national organization includes dozens of community chapters across the United States. The Westlake chapter is the ninth and newest to the Austin area. Its members are divided equally between the 2019 and 2020 classes and most of the boys attend Westlake High School and other nearby schools.

The organization hosts a charity calendar where members can sign up for volunteer opportunities from approximately 24 area philanthropies, such as the Capital Area Food Bank and Sunshine Camps, The Trail Foundation and The Ronald McDonald House. Both mothers and sons are required to complete a minimum of 20 approved philanthropy hours per year and most of these are accomplished as a team. They must also attend monthly meetings and hold various leadership positions within their chapter.

“It’s not always easy to find volunteer opportunities you can do with your kids,” said Diane Anderson, a member mom at Westlake YMSL. “YMSL has relationships with many organizations who carefully select tasks that we can do together and are age appropriate. It’s a beautiful thing to see your teenage son giving back to the community and even better to be able to serve side by side.”

The tasks these members take on range from sorting food and clothing for several organizations to greeting Honor Flight veterans at the airport, preparing and delivering meals for Mobile Loaves and Fishes and working at various children’s camps.

Clay Buckner, a Westlake YMSL member, recalls a memorable experience was helping out at Camp Mabry.

“We helped clean off some of the old tanks and Jeeps the camp has as a part of their museum,” Buckner said. “It was just so cool being able to climb on and see this equipment close up. Normally, I don’t like cleaning but I felt it was a way to give back to the men and women who have done so much for our country, safety and way of life.”

For more information on the chapter, its requirements and membership, contact Margo Sbrocco at margo@teamings.com and visit mslnational.org.

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The Westlake chapter of the Young Men’s Service League has been active for less than a year yet its 140 members have already donated almost 2,000 hours of volunteer hours to the Austin community.

The nonprofit service organization is made up of mothers and their sons. The purpose is to initiate and encourage young men and their mothers to pursue philanthropic involvement in their community while at the same time, provide an opportunity to enhance mother/son relationships.

The national organization includes dozens of community chapters across the United States. The Westlake chapter is the ninth and newest to the Austin area. Its members are divided equally between the 2019 and 2020 classes and most of the boys attend Westlake High School and other nearby schools.

The organization hosts a charity calendar where members can sign up for volunteer opportunities from approximately 24 area philanthropies, such as the Capital Area Food Bank and Sunshine Camps, The Trail Foundation and The Ronald McDonald House. Both mothers and sons are required to complete a minimum of 20 approved philanthropy hours per year and most of these are accomplished as a team. They must also attend monthly meetings and hold various leadership positions within their chapter.

“It’s not always easy to find volunteer opportunities you can do with your kids,” said Diane Anderson, a member mom at Westlake YMSL. “YMSL has relationships with many organizations who carefully select tasks that we can do together and are age appropriate. It’s a beautiful thing to see your teenage son giving back to the community and even better to be able to serve side by side.”

The tasks these members take on range from sorting food and clothing for several organizations to greeting Honor Flight veterans at the airport, preparing and delivering meals for Mobile Loaves and Fishes and working at various children’s camps.

Clay Buckner, a Westlake YMSL member, recalls a memorable experience was helping out at Camp Mabry.

“We helped clean off some of the old tanks and Jeeps the camp has as a part of their museum,” Buckner said. “It was just so cool being able to climb on and see this equipment close up. Normally, I don’t like cleaning but I felt it was a way to give back to the men and women who have done so much for our country, safety and way of life.”

For more information on the chapter, its requirements and membership, contact Margo Sbrocco at margo@teamings.com and visit mslnational.org.

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The Westlake chapter of the Young Men’s Service League has been active for less than a year yet its 140 members have already donated almost 2,000 hours of volunteer hours to the Austin community.

The nonprofit service organization is made up of mothers and their sons. The purpose is to initiate and encourage young men and their mothers to pursue philanthropic involvement in their community while at the same time, provide an opportunity to enhance mother/son relationships.

The national organization includes dozens of community chapters across the United States. The Westlake chapter is the ninth and newest to the Austin area. Its members are divided equally between the 2019 and 2020 classes and most of the boys attend Westlake High School and other nearby schools.

The organization hosts a charity calendar where members can sign up for volunteer opportunities from approximately 24 area philanthropies, such as the Capital Area Food Bank and Sunshine Camps, The Trail Foundation and The Ronald McDonald House. Both mothers and sons are required to complete a minimum of 20 approved philanthropy hours per year and most of these are accomplished as a team. They must also attend monthly meetings and hold various leadership positions within their chapter.

“It’s not always easy to find volunteer opportunities you can do with your kids,” said Diane Anderson, a member mom at Westlake YMSL. “YMSL has relationships with many organizations who carefully select tasks that we can do together and are age appropriate. It’s a beautiful thing to see your teenage son giving back to the community and even better to be able to serve side by side.”

The tasks these members take on range from sorting food and clothing for several organizations to greeting Honor Flight veterans at the airport, preparing and delivering meals for Mobile Loaves and Fishes and working at various children’s camps.

Clay Buckner, a Westlake YMSL member, recalls a memorable experience was helping out at Camp Mabry.

“We helped clean off some of the old tanks and Jeeps the camp has as a part of their museum,” Buckner said. “It was just so cool being able to climb on and see this equipment close up. Normally, I don’t like cleaning but I felt it was a way to give back to the men and women who have done so much for our country, safety and way of life.”

For more information on the chapter, its requirements and membership, contact Margo Sbrocco at margo@teamings.com and visit mslnational.org.

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The Westlake chapter of the Young Men’s Service League has been active for less than a year yet its 140 members have already donated almost 2,000 hours of volunteer hours to the Austin community.

The nonprofit service organization is made up of mothers and their sons. The purpose is to initiate and encourage young men and their mothers to pursue philanthropic involvement in their community while at the same time, provide an opportunity to enhance mother/son relationships.

The national organization includes dozens of community chapters across the United States. The Westlake chapter is the ninth and newest to the Austin area. Its members are divided equally between the 2019 and 2020 classes and most of the boys attend Westlake High School and other nearby schools.

The organization hosts a charity calendar where members can sign up for volunteer opportunities from approximately 24 area philanthropies, such as the Capital Area Food Bank and Sunshine Camps, The Trail Foundation and The Ronald McDonald House. Both mothers and sons are required to complete a minimum of 20 approved philanthropy hours per year and most of these are accomplished as a team. They must also attend monthly meetings and hold various leadership positions within their chapter.

“It’s not always easy to find volunteer opportunities you can do with your kids,” said Diane Anderson, a member mom at Westlake YMSL. “YMSL has relationships with many organizations who carefully select tasks that we can do together and are age appropriate. It’s a beautiful thing to see your teenage son giving back to the community and even better to be able to serve side by side.”

The tasks these members take on range from sorting food and clothing for several organizations to greeting Honor Flight veterans at the airport, preparing and delivering meals for Mobile Loaves and Fishes and working at various children’s camps.

Clay Buckner, a Westlake YMSL member, recalls a memorable experience was helping out at Camp Mabry.

“We helped clean off some of the old tanks and Jeeps the camp has as a part of their museum,” Buckner said. “It was just so cool being able to climb on and see this equipment close up. Normally, I don’t like cleaning but I felt it was a way to give back to the men and women who have done so much for our country, safety and way of life.”

For more information on the chapter, its requirements and membership, contact Margo Sbrocco at margo@teamings.com and visit mslnational.org.

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