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NEWS RELEASE

LANCASTER COUNTY EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 30, 2004
FOR MORE INFORMATION:
   Dave Norris, Citizen Information Center, 441-7547    Wayne Svoboda, Volunteer Partners, 435-2100

MORE DISASTER CLEANUP VOLUNTEERS NEEDED ON JULY 9 AND 10
FOR FINAL "PUSH" IN HALLAM AND LANCASTER COUNTY

Lancaster County Emergency Management and Volunteer Partners request an additional 500 volunteers per day on Friday, July 9 and Saturday, July 10 to help conduct one final cleanup "push" in Hallam and other parts of Lancaster County.

On July 9 and 10, volunteers must check in at the Emergency Volunteer Center, now located at the Reformed Church of Firth, 603 Russell St., in Firth. Previously, the Volunteer Partners' Emergency Volunteer Center was located at the Princeton Countryside Alliance Church in Princeton.

Volunteers can check in from 7:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. on July 9 and 10. They will be registered at the church and bused to assigned areas for cleanup. Individuals wishing to volunteer will need to wear proper clothing, including gloves and heavy shoes. Sun screen and bug spray are also recommended.

Lunch will be provided for the volunteers on July 9 and 10.

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

Any groups wanting to volunteer on July 9 and 10 are encouraged to call Volunteer Partners in Lincoln at 435-2100 with the group name and group total.

 

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


Disaster Relief Effort