Volunteers are the only human beings on the face of the earth who reflect this nation's compassion, unselfish caring, patience, and just plain love for one another - Erma Bombeck
The miracle is this - the more we share, the more we have. - Leonard Nimoy
Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizen can change the world; indeed, it's the only thing that ever has. - Margaret Mead
Volunteers contribute their unique talents, skills, and knowledge to events and organizations in communities all over the world! This philosophy on volunteerism is vital to the Lyon Township Downtown Development Authority and its mission to revitalize and redevelop the historic New Hudson area and to provide the best services possible for the downtown stakeholders in our community.
Downtown Development Volunteers
The DDA has four committees where there are always opportunities to volunteer. Click here to learn more about each committee and the committee chair to contact to get involved.
If you are interested in serving on a DDA committee or as a board member, click here to complete a application. As opportunities to fill board positions become available, your application will be on file for the Supervisor's review.
The Lyon Events Organization (LEO)
The Lyon Township DDA is an active member of this organization and provides sponsorship, administrative assistance and volunteers to support the festival events hosted by LEO.
Lyon Events Organization has produced the Lyon Township Kite Festival since 2008. Other notable festivals over the years has been the Lyon Township SummerFest Carnival, the Lyon Township Ethnic Festival and most recently, the Lyon Township Music Festival. These events attract citizens and visitors to the community to enjoy family-friendly activities, to highlight local businesses and non-profit groups and to garner community pride and enjoyment.
Volunteering with LEO is a fun and fulfilling experience. To learn more about volunteer opportunities, click here.