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  • Tuesday June 25th, 2013

    Posted at 10:00am

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    The Windsor-Essex International Children’s Games Volunteer Recruitment Committee, led by the United Way/Centraide Windsor-Essex County announced that it has reached its goal of 900 Volunteers.

    “The ICG has been holding recruitment events in Windsor and around Essex County since February”, said Project Coordinator Karen Brady. “The support from Windsor-Essex residents has been tremendous.”

    The committee is still seeking some specialized volunteers who speak a second language to act as Team Ambassadors for the athletes.

    “If you speak fluent Korean, Hebrew, Cantonese, Ukrainian, Slovenian, Thai, Russian, or Japanese, we want to hear from you,” says Brady.

    Volunteers are required to commit at least four hours of volunteering.

    The Games will take place between August 14th to 19th. Registered volunteers should expect to hear more about their role in the Games by mid-July.

    Volunteers can register at:

    • United Way – 300 Giles Blvd at McDougall 258-0000 – Monday to Friday 8:30am to 4:30pm
    • South Essex Community Centre – 215 Talbot Street East in Leamington, 326-8629 Monday, Wednesday to Friday from 8:30am to 4pm
    • Community Service Centre – 499 Notre Dame Street in Belle River, 728-1435 –Monday to Friday from 8:30am to 4:30pm
    • House of Shalom- 47 Brock Street in Amherstburg, 736-6811 –Tuesday to Thursday from 12noon to 5pm

    You must bring two pieces of Government ID (at least one photo ID & no Health Cards).

    To download your volunteer application and police clearance form, visit: www.icg-windsoressex2013.com/

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    Media Contact:

    Jason Moore

    (519-551-9011)

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