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Volunteer training at presidential library complex

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[February 04, 2010]  SPRINGFIELD -- Volunteers are invited to become a part of the excitement at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum, which is gearing up for the 150th anniversary of the Civil War and is the nation's most popular presidential library complex.

A volunteer orientation program has been scheduled for Feb. 3, 5:30-7:30 p.m., in the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library Multi-Purpose Room. Training sessions following the orientation will be in the same place on Feb. 17, 24 and March 3, all at 5:30 p.m., and will feature Kathryn Harris, library director, and Tom Schwartz, state historian. Volunteers are required to attend the orientation and training sessions and are asked to make a commitment of two four-hour shifts per month.

Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum volunteers are needed to greet visitors and assist with special events and educational programs. They may also take advantage of continuing education programs throughout the year. For more information or to register for the Feb. 3 orientation program, contact Linda Bee, volunteer services coordinator, at 217-558-8872.

[Text from Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum file received from the Illinois Historic Preservation Agency]



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