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February 9, 2017
For More Information Contact:
Katie Kreuser, Volunteer Coordinator, 402-429-7411
Chris Myers, Parks Operations Coordinator, 402-441-6051

Public Invited to Volunteer at Union Plaza

The Parks and Recreation Department invites the public to participate in a cleanup Saturday, February 25 at Union Plaza. Volunteers will meet at 9 a.m. at the Jane Snyder Trail Center, 21st and "Q" streets, and are expected to be finished by noon. Registration is not required, but volunteers may register in advance by sending an email to or via the online volunteer system at If weather postpones the event, all those registered will be notified of the rain date.

Parks and Recreation will provide tools and materials for the cleanup, which will focus on cutting back ornamental grasses. Volunteers are asked to bring gloves and wear sturdy shoes.

The Union Plaza cleanup is part of the 2017 V.I.P. (Volunteer in Parks) Saturday series. New volunteers are asked to fill out the volunteer application form at (select "register online to volunteer") and register for the February VIP event.

For more information about Lincoln Parks and Recreation, visit

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