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----- SC - Para-cycling volunteers needed (begins today)
By Volunteer Coordinator

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2013 Para-Cycling Open – Saturday, April 20 & Sunday, April 21
Join us Saturday, April 20 and/or Sunday, April 21, 2013 at Clemson University International Center for Automotive Research (CUICAR) for the 2013 Para-Cycling Open. The trials for the world championships track cycling where athletes with a physical disability compete. Catch all the excitement as medal winners from Team USA’s London Paralympics compete against the best of the best from around the globe!

The following Para-Cycling volunteer positions are currently available:

Course Marshal (18+ or 14-17 with parent): Course Marshals are strategically placed on the course along the route. Course Marshals are responsible for ensuring riders are heading in the right direction and to provide an additional safety component for cyclists, keeping the event safe and incident free. Marshals will direct cyclists and assist spectators and pedestrians with event information. Some marshals will also assist the Greenville Police Department at high traffic sections of the course. Transportation is not provided. Some positions will permit you to drive your car to your stationed spot while other positions may be in walking distance. Volunteers will receive t-shirts, lunch, snacks and water.

Saturday Shift: 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Sunday Shifts: 7:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. or 12:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Cheer Stations: Do you need community service hours? Do you have a group of people that would like to support this event, but are too young to volunteer? Consider volunteering as a Cheer Marshal!

Students can receive community service hours for this position and should bring their paperwork the day of the event. There is no age restriction on this position, however, Cheer Marshals under the age of 15 must be with an adult. Cheer Marshals should sign up through the volunteer database in order to receive directions on where to report. While we very much appreciate the volunteers at our cheer stations, because we cannot accurately track the sizes of these groups we are not able to provide a t-shirt to each volunteer. Our first priority is ensuring that volunteers in safety positions such as course marshals have an identifiable volunteer t-shirt. We encourage groups of volunteers in these areas to wear their team, business, or organization t-shirt, or, create their own! Thank you for your understanding!

For additional information, please contact Elane Fleming with the City of Greenville at 864-467-2726 or efleming@greenvillesc.gov.


----- NC - Open House/Used Book Fair at NASCAR
By jdodson

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We wanted to get this info to you for your Home School Region regarding our 3rd Annual Free Book Fair and Open House at Universal/NASCAR Technical Institute in Mooresville, NC. This year’s event is on April 20th from 9AM until 1PM.

The event is exclusively for home school families and lunch will be provided for all who attend. The workshops are STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) based, and the students and parents really enjoy participating as well. The book fair is totally free for selling spaces and for shoppers. We also have a Student Lounge with cartoons and games for the younger children.

John Dodson Community/NASCAR Team Relations Director
NASCAR Technical Institute
Universal Technical Institute
Chosen by Industry. Ready to Work.

220 Byers Creek Road
Mooresville, NC 28117
O: 704-658-1952 Ext 17477
E: jdodson@uti.edu
W: uti.edu/nascar FB: facebook.com/UTI


----- SC/NC - Erth’s Dinosaur Petting Zoo
By Dianna

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The Greenville, SC, Peace Center’s youth performance series presents “Erth’s Dinosaur Petting Zoo” on April 19-20. A unique show that allows heaps of interaction for kids and adults while the audience travels with Erth performers on a journey through a prehistoric world. Experience an amazing selection of live dinosaurs and creatures that inhabited our landscapes millions of years ago. This show will be performed twice daily at 9:50 am and 12:00 pm in the TD Pavilion and is best suited for grades K-5. This show connects to Science, History, and Visual Arts curriculum components. For more information call 864.679.9207 or visit http://www.peacecent...g/pop/2013/dino.


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