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Volunteer Service Day with Returned Peace Corps Volunteers

Winter Park




7:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.


Mead Gardens
1500 South Denning Drive
Winter Park, FL 32789


Learn about the personal and professional rewards of community outreach and service work through Peace Corps at this National Service Day activity hosted by the Green PLACE Program and the Central Florida Cooperative Invasive Species Management Area.  

The third annual Mega Air Potato Raid helps local wild vegetation have a chance at survival as you work to remove the invasive air potato.  Learn about the Peace Corps experience first-hand from Returned Peace Corps Volunteers.

The agenda for the morning is as follows:

  1. Sign in: 7:30 a.m.
  2. Safety Presentation and Welcome:  8:00 am 8:10am
  3. Educational Presentation and Project Directions: 8:10am - 8:20 am
  4. Air Potato Collection: 8:20am 9:45 am
  5. Clean-up and Prizes: 9:45am -10:00 pm

***Please come prepared with long pants, closed toe shoes, sunscreen, bug repellent, gloves, water bottle, and hat.  They will have a water cooler to refill your water bottles on site. 

Questions? Contact UCF's campus recruiter, Jessica Lampron at peacecorps@ucf.edu for more information or to schedule an appointment.

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For questions about this event contact Rachel Mast

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Last updated Feb 07 2013