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Fourth of July Events Volunteers Needed

In preparation for the annual 4th of July Great Falls hometown celebration, Great Falls Friends is seeking volunteers. Nearly 50 volunteers are needed to assist with the event, which will be held Wednesday, July 4, in the Great Falls Village Center. Most shifts are approximately one hour and run throughout the day. Festivities include a 5K walk/run, a baby parade, an Independence Day parade, games, food and activities for adults and children. Interested volunteers should contact Heidi Hommel at heidihommel@mris.com or at 703-757-0101. In addition, this year’s parade floats, group participants and large vehicles should register their intent to participate in order to facilitate parade logistics. To register or get more information, contact or visit the Great Falls Library at 703-757-8560, 9830 Georgetown Pike.

Reston Taste of the Town Needs Volunteers

The 17th annual Taste of the Town is scheduled for June 16 at Reston Town Center and volunteers are needed. Taste of the Town draws 35,000 plus attendees, features live entertainment, 25 plus food vendors, two beer and wine gardens, a “Kids Korner” and sponsor booths. The event is especially in need of volunteers from 7:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. Taste of the Town counts on at least 200 volunteers to be a success. Visit www.restontaste.com to view the 2007 volunteer registration form. Completed forms should be faxed to 703-707-9049. Volunteers will receive a Taste of the Town t-shirt and six tickets to use at the vendor of their choice, plus the opportunity to meet new people and get involved in the community. If weather does not cooperate, the rain date for Taste of the Town 2007 is June 23.