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July 11, 2019
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Chris Myers, Parks and Recreation, 402-441-6051
Kat Scholl, Parks and Recreation, 402-441-3084

Volunteers Needed for Holmes Lake Park Cleanup July 20

The Lincoln Parks and Recreation Department invites the public to participate in a park and lakeshore clean up from 8 to 11 a.m., Saturday, July 20, at Holmes Lake Park, South 70th Street and Normal Boulevard. Volunteers will meet in parking lot number three, which is located across Holmes North Shore Road from the Holmes Lake Pavilion.

Supplies will be provided. Volunteers should dress for the weather, wear sturdy footwear, and bring work gloves and water. There are water fountains in the park to refill bottles. The cleanup is in preparation for the Cornhusker State Games, July 19 through 28.

Registration is not required, but volunteers may register in advance by emailing or visiting New volunteers are asked to complete the volunteer application form at this site. If weather causes a postponement, registered participants will be notified of the rain date.

The cleanup event is part of the Volunteer in Parks Saturday series. Locations are to be determined and the schedule is as follows:

For more information about Lincoln Parks and Recreation, visit

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