If you would like to make a difference in Independence County, please join Arkansas Hospice for a volunteer training session in Batesville on Saturday, Oct. 1. \nAll who would like to learn about the nonprofit organization and its volunteer opportunities are invited to register for this free training. The meeting will begin at 9 a.m. in the Arkansas Hospice office at 3000 Jennings Lane, Suite C, and lunch will be provided. \n“Whatever your talents might be, you can make a big difference for our Arkansas Hospice patients and families in the Batesville area,” said Chasity Richardson, volunteer coordinator. “Your help is always welcome and appreciated.” \nTo register, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 870-793-1938, or toll-free at 877-794-1938, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Fridays.