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More than 120 sign up for Day of Caring

Second-annual event will do various volunteer projects

To volunteer for Day of Caring:

Call the United Way office at 437-2313 to register or go to the kickoff breakfast at 10 a.m. Saturday at Austin High School’s cafeteria.

Post-Bulletin staff reports

More than 120 volunteers from the Austin area have signed up to help with community service projects Saturday throughout Mower County.

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United Way of Mower County’s second annual Day of Caring will start at 10 a.m. with a breakfast at Austin High School’s cafeteria. After a brief program, volunteers will go to their work sites.

Teams of two to 10 people will help at sites in Austin and elsewhere in Mower County by washing windows, painting, planting gardens, doing yard cleanup and doing other tasks. Most teams will volunteer four hours.

The day is a celebration of community volunteers giving "one day to help one another," a United Way news release stated. Volunteers provide help to individuals or nonprofit agencies that need assistance.

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