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Volunteers Needed for Saturday, National Youth Service Day

April 22, 2002

April 22, 2002, Greencastle, Ind. - Want to make a difference in your world and send a message to the nation about the committed nature of DePauw University students? Volunteer this Saturday, April 27, National Youth Service Day, at one of four sites throughout Putnam County. Transportation to and from the locations is free, as is lunch for all participants, courtesy of Subway.

Volunteers will be needed to repair the memorial garden at Cloverdale Elementary School; clean-up the trail, weed and perform other spring maintenance at the DePauw Ropes Course; work and assemble teams at the Trivia Challenge, proceeds of which will benefit the proposed Greencastle Skate Park; and create trails and clear away debris at the Hope Away Camp in northern Putnam County, a new, not-for-profit facility that will provide outdoor activities for families with special needs children.

Registration for National Youth Service Day is from 9:30 to 10 a.m., Saturday, April 27. The service projects will begin at 10 and conclude at 2:30 p.m.

For more information contact Amanda Link by clicking here or call the Hartman Center for Civic Education and Leadership at (765) 658-4870.

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