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June 27, 2016
For More Information Contact:
Melissa Lindeman, Parks and Recreation, 402-441-4900
Dorothy Skorupa, Parks and Recreation, 402-441-7959
Jim Portis, Parks and Recreation, 402-441-7958

Volunteers Needed for Uncle Sam Jam

The public is invited to help with the City's annual Uncle Sam Jam Sunday, July 3 at Oak Lake Park. Volunteers are needed from noon through 9:45 p.m. to help with Parks and Recreation activities and to help direct cars in parking lots.

Individuals age 16 and up are needed to help with canoeing, the gaga pit, bubbles, the parachute, kite flying, carnival games, archery (if certified) and other activities. Shifts are available from noon to 8:30 p.m., and volunteers will receive t-shirts and a meal. To volunteer, contact Melissa Lindeman at 402-441-4900 or Dorothy Skorupa at 402-441-7959.

Individuals age 18 and up are needed to direct traffic for parking from 3:30 to 9:45 p.m. Volunteers will receive t-shirts and dinner, and vests will be provided. To volunteer, contact Jim Portis at 402-441-7958.

New and current Parks and Recreation volunteers are welcome. New volunteers are asked to sign up at or fill out a volunteer application and bring it to the event or submit it with their registration. The form is available at (Select the "volunteer" button, then download the application from the list on the right.)

More information on the Uncle Sam Jam is available at (keyword: Uncle Sam Jam). More information on Parks and Recreation is available at

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