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Neighbors Growing Together | Dec 9, 2016

Family volunteer fair planned for Nov. 19

Nov 09, 2016

Individuals and families are encouraged to attend the Thanks for Giving Volunteer Fair between 1 and 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 19, in the Mercy Plaza lobby, 1225 S. Gear Ave., West Burlington.

More than 20 community organizations will be at the fair to increase awareness of their services and recruit volunteers of all ages.

These include:

•Arts

•Community pride

•Conservation

•Education

•Fitness

•Health

•Social services

•Tourism

The fair also will offer activities for children, giveaways and refreshments. People also can try climbing Great River Health Fitness’ 35-foot climbing tower in Wellness Plaza without charge. Children under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

Burt the Turkey will also make an appearance to visit with children and families.

The Thanks for Giving Volunteer Fair is coordinated by Great River Health Systems and Iowa State Extension Outreach.

For more information, call Becky Luers at 319-208-5395.

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