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WMU entry in holiday parade seeks volunteers

Oct. 18, 2006

KALAMAZOO--Western Michigan University students, alumni, employees and friends are invited to participate in WMU's entry in the Kalamazoo Holiday Parade Saturday, Nov. 4.

Volunteers are needed to help decorate the WMU float, "Winter Wonderland," and to walk in the parade. Contributions are needed, especially WMU souvenirs and small, individually wrapped candy that can be handed out along the parade route.

Decorating the float will take place from about 5:15 to 7 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday, Nov. 1-2, in the Logistical Services Building. Those participating in the parade need to report to the staging area in downtown Kalamazoo by 9:45 a.m. Nov. 4. Refreshments will be available on the morning of the parade. The parade begins at 11 a.m.

Children of WMU families are welcome to participate, but younger children must be accompanied by a parent.

For more information, to make a contribution or to volunteer, please contact Dori LaChance at dori.lachance@wmich.edu or (269) 387-4309, or Carrie Soule at carrie.soule@wmich.edu or (269) 387-6005.

Media contact: Thom Myers, (269) 387-8400, thom.myers@wmich.edu

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