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Volunteers needed for benefit run

August 4, 2008


Agency: Watkins Community Museum of History

Contact: 841-4109

Watkins Community Museum of History needs 50 volunteers to assist with the Watkins Museum Run for History on Saturday, Aug. 16.

This is a benefit 10K and 5K run/walk for the museum. Volunteers will need to arrive at their stations by 6:45 a.m. and have cell phones available. For more information, call Helen Krische at 841-4109.

Immediate needs

¢ Clinton Lake U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is looking for volunteers interested in one-time or ongoing tasks such as litter pickup, painting jobs, weeding/mulching of decorative plantings, trail maintenance and other tasks as needed.

For more information, call Kipp Walters at 843-7665.

¢ The Lawrence Community Theatre is looking for people to help both on- and offstage during productions.

On-stage volunteers can help work as actors and as crew members working with props, costumes, set construction, lights and sound. Volunteers offstage can help as house managers, ushers, box office attendants and bartenders.

Volunteers are also needed to help in the business office for a variety of tasks from ticket reservations to filing, photocopying and other general office tasks. For more information, call the theater at 843-7469.

¢ The Lied Center is in need of 20 to 30 ushers to help with greeting patrons, handing out programs and tearing tickets for upcoming performances.

Volunteer ushers must commit for six months and sign up for events at the beginning of each semester. Usher orientation will be at 7 p.m. Aug. 26 at the Lied Center Auditorium. Contact Allen Wiechert at 864-2790 or

- For more volunteer opportunities, contact Tracie Massey or Rachael Perry at the Roger Hill Volunteer Center, a service of the United Way of Douglas County, at (785) 865-5030 or Opportunities are also online at


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