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Viva Verde Earth Fest seeks volunteers
Wednesday, February 29, 2012

KANNAPOLIS – Looking to get involved in a fun, family-friendly community event? Viva Verde Earth Fest (VVEF) is now seeking volunteers to help run the event at North Cabarrus Park in Kannapolis (address is 760 Orphanage Road, Concord) on April 14.

The cities of Concord and Kannapolis and Cabarrus County are once again partnering to host the event atthe park on Saturday, April 14, from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m.  The severe weather make-up date is April 21.
Several volunteer opportunities are available, including:
Pioneer: provide quick and effective setup assistance for all vendors, booths, and equipment throughout the grounds prior to the event.
Parking Liaison: maintain a suitable parking area, and assist arriving visitors and vendors.
Greeter: assist in counting each individual that attends the festival. Greeters will also be advised to welcome each individual and direct them to the vendors and information booth, as needed.
Drop Officer: facilitate visitors’ dropping off of recyclable goods at the drop zones.
Wrap Specialist: assist in general cleanup, breaking down of vendor areas, and relocating all equipment.
VVEF is a fun, family–friendly event that seeks to promote a better understanding of the environment and environmental issues through experiences and education in order to help the public make positive choices to develop and maintain a sustainable lifestyle.
Plans for the event include live music, information booths, nature walks, geocaching, reuse roundup, recycling, plant swap, book swap, arts and crafts, music, children’s activities, paper shredding, food, and more. For more information, please visit
Individuals and groups are welcome to volunteer. Contact Taylor Morris at   or 704-920-5616.

Check out Viva Verde on Facebook at

Peter L. Franzese
Public Affairs and Projects Manager
Phone: 704-920-5210

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