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Super Heroes Needed: Be a Volunteer for the 2012 Race to Cure Lymphoma

Volunteers are needed for the charity event Oct. 5 and 6 at St. Louis Mills. Find out how you can help and more, right here.

Are you looking for a way to give back? Whether you’re a high school student who needs to get in those community service hours or you’re just a philanthropist looking to do some good in the world, an ideal opportunity is coming up in October.

Volunteers are needed for the 2012 Race to Cure Lymphoma 5K/10K on Oct. 5 and 6 at St. Louis Mills. Opportunities include packet pickup, registration tent, start and finish line crews, food tent staff, setup and breakdown, cleanup, balloon tent and more.

"Race To Cure Lymphoma is made possible each year by a large group of volunteers," said Linda Chatham, volunteer coordinator for the event. "Volunteering with family and friends is a great way to get involved in the fun and excitement of the race and show support for this community event."

Volunteers Needed Friday, Oct. 5, 3-9 p.m. (Three-hour shifts available)

  • Assist with registration and packet pickup at the Women’s Fitness Expo at St. Louis Mills.

Volunteers Needed Saturday, Oct. 6

  • Set up athlete’s village.
  • Man water stations.
  • Man start/finish lines.
  • Serve as course cheer squads.
  • Staff water stations.
  • Help with registration.
  • Man the balloon tent.
  • Help serve refreshments.

Each volunteer will receive a race staff t-shirt and a complimentary breakfast.

Volunteer Training Wednesday, Oct. 3.

Volunteers should attend training on the Wednesday before the race. The orientation will give volunteers an opportunity to get their t-shirts, meet their volunteer area captians and ask questions. The times and locations are to be announced.

If you’d like to volunteer, you can call Linda Chatham, Volunteer Coordinator, at 636-219-5863.

You can see a full listing of volunteer openings at http://racetocurelymphoma.org.

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