The Lexington Opera House, 401 West Short Street, is seeking volunteers to expand its usher staff for the 2008-2009 season. No experience is necessary, and training will be provided. A 90-minute orientation session will be offered at 6:30 p.m. on Sept. 29, Oct. 1 and Oct. 6. A tour of the newly restored building is included. Responsibilities include ushering at events produced by local arts groups as well as Broadway Live and Variety Live performances held at The Opera House. Call (859) 233-4567, Ext. 3287.
The VA Medical Center is seeking monetary donations from individuals, groups or businesses to help provide veterans with special amenities that will enhance their comfort and well-being during their hospital stay. Send tax-deductible donations to: Department of Veterans Affairs, VA Medical Center - Voluntary Service (135-CD), 1101 Veterans Dr., Lexington, KY 40502.