Northeastern Ohio Synod
Ohio LDR - Richland CODA
Lutheran Volunteer Day
Looking for first-time and Experienced Disaster
Saturday, June 22, 2013
10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. (meet at Police Dept.)
Village of Bellville, OH
(South of Mansfield in Richland County)
Assisting the Village of Bellville with clean up of the
Clear Fork River to help prevent flooding. Will clear
debris from the banks and logs/debris from the river.
This is an opportunity to develop our teamwork &
cooperation without pressures of a disaster.
Village personnel will assist and supervise.
Needing adults with skill in using power tools
especially chain saws. Volunteers to bring hand saws,
shovels, waterproof clothing and boots, and safety
apparel such as goggles and gloves. Youth must have
adult supervision. Recommend a change of clothing for
the drive home.
served by St. Paulís Lutheran Church, Bellville.
Please sign up to volunteer by June 17th
Contact: Pat Carlisle 419-342-2218
Mary Woodward, Disaster Coordinator of Ohio LDR
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