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Volunteer Opportunity-Mid-America Horticultural Trade Show

Posted by Ron Wolford -

MELA (the Midwest Ecological Landscaping Association)- is in need of volunteers to help staff its informational booth at next month's Mid-America Horticultural Trade Show ( Volunteers will distribute information and answer questions about MELA's mission (to develop and promote standards and best practices for sustainability in the green industry) and promote upcoming MELA events (such as their annual conference - February 26, 2009).

Volunteers are needed Wednesday, January, 14 – Friday, January 16, 2009

9 a.m.-1 p.m.


1 p.m.-5 p.m.

Volunteers will be required to purchase a one day pass to the MidAm tradeshow floor (The cost is $15 before 12/19 and $25 after 12/19 and will give you access to the tradeshow for the entire day).

If you are interested in volunteering, please contact Kristen Kepnick (, 773.533.0477) with your availability and details on any previous experience you have had with MELA.

Thank you,

Kristen Kepnick

Christy Webber Landscapes

2900 W. Ferdinand

Chicago, IL 60612

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