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NEWS RELEASE

LANCASTER COUNTY EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 3, 2004

FOR MORE INFORMATION:
   Kerry Eagan, Lancaster Co. Commissioners, 441-6865
   Margo McKendree, Volunteer Center, (402) 798-7318

VOLUNTEERS STILL NEEDED FOR COUNTY CLEANUP EFFORT
200 to 250 volunteers needed per day to help with on-going cleanup effort

The Lancaster County Emergency Management Office and Volunteer Partners are requesting additional volunteer help as the cleanup effort continues in Hallam and throughout Lancaster County. About 200 to 250 volunteers are needed daily until further notice.

Volunteers must check-in 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.

Information on the volunteer efforts as well as a daily summary and breakdown of volunteers registered in Princeton can be found on the county website, lancaster.ne.gov, by clicking on the "Lancaster Co. Disaster Relief Effort" link in the "hot box." (see following page for an updated printout).

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

Large groups of volunteers are needed. Any groups wanting to volunteer are encouraged to call the Emergency Volunteer Center at Princeton Countryside Alliance Church with your group name, group total, date and time when your group is available, as well as any resources or equipment the group can bring.

For more information on the volunteer effort, contact Volunteer Partners in Lincoln at (402) 435-2100, or the Princeton Countryside Alliance Church at (402) 798-7318.

 

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


Disaster Relief Effort