Autumnfest Steering Committee  P.O Box 574 Woonsocket, RI 02895

 

 

 

 

 

 

For Immediate Release

Date:       7/20/2017

Contact:  Joe Callahan

Phone:    Work (401)762-1240  Cell (508)922-7230

Email:      This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

 

 

AUTUMNFEST VOLUNTEERS NEEDED

 

Woonsocket - Autumnfest Steering Committee needs people to volunteer their talents so Autumnfest will once again be a success.  The Autumnfest Celebration is held every Columbus Day Weekend at World War II Veteran’s Memorial Park in Woonsocket, RI.  Columbus Day Weekend is October 7, 8 & 9.

 

Volunteers are and have always been the back bone of Autumnfest.  Without the efforts of countless volunteers working behind the scenes, Autumnfest cannot be the incredible success it is.

 

Here is your chance to be part of this great festival.  All skills are needed.  Young, old, handi-capable, it does not matter, Autumnfest can use you. Youth organizations are encouraged to volunteer as well.

 

If interested or for more information, please contact Autumnfest Volunteer Coordinator, Tony Gabriele at (401)309-1028 or by email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 

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Autumnfest is a Family-Friendly Celebration now entering its 39th year.  Autumnfest is held Every Columbus Day weekend (Oct. 7, 8 & 9) at World War II Veterans Memorial Park off Social Street in Woonsocket, RI.  Please visit our website at www.autumnfest.org.

 

 

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