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NEWS RELEASE

LANCASTER COUNTY EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 15, 2004
FOR MORE INFORMATION:
   Kerry Eagan, Lancaster Co. Commissioners, 441-6865
   Dave Norris, Citizen Information Center, 441-7547

MORE VOLUNTEERS NEEDED ON THURSDAY, FRIDAY AND SATURDAY TO ASSIST WITH CONTINUING HALLAM, LANCASTER COUNTY CLEANUP EFFORT

Lancaster County Emergency Management and Volunteer Partners are requesting an additional 200 to 250 volunteers per day on Thursday, June 17 through Saturday, June 19 to assist with the continuing cleanup effort in Hallam and other parts of Lancaster County.

Volunteers must check in at the Emergency Volunteer Center at the Princeton Countryside Alliance Church, 24005 South 12th Street, in Princeton. They can check in as early as 7:30 a.m. and up until 1 p.m. Volunteers will be checked in at the church and bused to assigned areas for cleanup.

A daily summary and breakdown of volunteers registered in Princeton, as well as other information regarding the disaster cleanup effort, can be found on the county website, lancaster.ne.gov, by clicking on the "Lancaster Co. Disaster Relief Effort" link.

Individuals wishing to volunteer will need to wear proper clothing, including gloves and heavy shoes. Sun screen and bug spray are also recommended.

Individuals and groups wanting to volunteer are encouraged to call Volunteer Partners in Lincoln at (402) 435-2100 from now through Wednesday. From Thursday through Saturday, calls should be made to the Emergency Volunteer Center at the Princeton Countryside Alliance Church at (402) 798-7318. Volunteer groups will be asked for their group name, group total, date and time when your group is available, as well as any resources or equipment they can bring.

 

Lancaster County Emergency Management
575 S. 10th Street, Lincoln, NE 68508


Disaster Relief Effort