Please consider helping city celebrate the Fourth


Brian Kelly and Steve Greenberg

Everyone loves a parade, the old saw goes. But does everyone have the volunteer bug? We think not. Should they? We think so – more often than not, at least. So, please help us help the community celebrate The Noblesville July 4th Festival. Current is sponsoring the event again this year, but organizers need your help. Volunteers are needed for the festival in general and the parade specifically. Everything takes place at Noblesville High School on – you guessed it – Independence Day. The work shifts are all of two hours long, and you’ll get a free meal before or after your shift. If donating a couple hours of your time isn’t reward enough, you’ll be given a raffle ticket, possibly good for up to $300 at the end of each shift. The festival needs helpers for setting up, monitoring children’s activities, scoring games and much more. The majority of volunteer shifts are at 3:30 p.m., 6 p.m. and 8 p.m. If you have questions or want more information about the festival and the volunteer activities, Cindy Benedict wants to hear from you at 770-2007 or In advance, thanks for pitching in!

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