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Volunteers Needed for Senior Games Torch Relay

One of our neighbors from Avalon Towers passed this call for volunteers and event notice along … Please visit the Senior Games web site at www.2009SeniorGames.org to learn more and to sign up to volunteer on August 1st!

We are looking for volunteers to help with our Torch Relay, Saturday, August 1, 2009 in San Francisco.

The Torch Relay is beginning at 2pm at the foot of the Golden Gate Bridge with a kick off ceremony. The route goes along the bay via Crissy Field to Pier 39 and then by sail boat to AT&T Park, is part of the SF Giants pre game ceremony, then down the Embarcadero to the CalTrain. Train to Palo Alto – thru Stanford, with ceremony and cauldron lighting at City Hall in Palo Alto at 8:45.pm

Saturday, August 1, 2009
8 am- 12 noon (10 ppl needed)
Description: Setting up numbers and markers so runners know where to stand and setting up presentation area.

11 am – 3:30 pm (20 ppl needed)
Each volunteer will have 2 exchange spots. Volunteers will meet and greet runners as placed and wait for exchange of torch

3:30 pm – 6:30 pm (15 ppl needed)
Description: Each volunteer will have 2 exchange spots. Volunteers will meet and greet runners as placed and wait for exchange of torch

If interested, please register on our online volunteer registration site. This activity is listed under special events and is called Torch Relay – SF – set-up & load-out crew.

The torch is a solar power torch – first ever. The description of the building of the torch is on YouTube at the 2009seniorgames channel.

All registrants for this activity will be contacted in advance by the Torch Relay Coordinator with instructions as to where to meet in San Francisco.

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