Volunteers Needed for Sertoma Centre’s Annual Fun Bus Trek to McCormick Place

Alsip, IL-(ENEWSPF)- Sertoma Centre is looking for people willing to donate one evening of their time on Tuesday, March 8th. Join other volunteers for a bus ride to McCormick Place in Chicago, IL and a few hours of packing vendor booths at the International Housewares Show. For nine years, Sertoma Centre has been fortunate enough to be one of only five charities allowed to receive donations from the vendors at this trade show. This community service agency is dedicated to serving individuals with developmental, physical, emotional disabilities and/or mental illness and always grateful to those who consistently support them.

The coach buses will leave Sertoma Centre, 4343 W. 123rd St, Alsip at 4 p.m. SHARP and return by 9:30 p.m. (You must arrive at Sertoma no later than 3:45 p.m.). Participants will receive a boxed dinner during the ride into Chicago. Sertoma staff will find the appropriate job for each person’s skill level and ability, and will accommodate anyone who is interested in joining us. Participants must be 18 years of age. Register as a volunteer by Tuesday, March 2nd, 2011 by contacting Karey Wentz, Thrift Store Manager at (708) 481-5627, [email protected] or Melanie Jones, Director of Advancement & Communications at 708-730-6206, [email protected]. For additional information visit www.sertomacentre.org home page and click on the Housewares Show Volunteer Information link

Sertoma Centre, Inc. is a nationally-accredited, not-for-profit agency that provides services to over 625 individuals with developmental, physical and emotional disabilities, and/or mental illness.  For more information, to schedule a tour, volunteer or to make a donation, please contact Melanie Jones, director of advancement and communications, Sertoma Centre, 4343 West 123rd Street, Alsip, IL 60803. (708) 730-6206, www.sertomacentre.org.