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First Northwoods Volunteer Fair a success TuesdaySubmitted: 01/22/2019
First Northwoods Volunteer Fair a success Tuesday
Ben Meyer
Ben Meyer
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bmeyer@wjfw.com

RHINELANDER - Thirty-one nonprofit organizations lined up their tables in the Trig's Riverwalk Center in Rhinelander on Tuesday, hoping to draw in new helpers.

The Northwoods United Way and other groups hosted the first-ever Northwoods Volunteer Fair.

"There is a need for volunteers at these agencies. We have over 150 within the Northwoods - nonprofit agencies - that always need help and are looking for assistance," said fair organizer Nancy Sattler.

The Rhinelander Area Scholarship Foundation raises thousands of dollars to give to high school seniors every year. It was one of dozens of organizations seeking more members and volunteers.


"If we have more volunteers at the end of the day, that's a wonderful thing, but just letting other people know that we're out there and we're here doing this work," said secretary Jeanne Stephens.

The Northwoods Volunteer Fair was organized by the United Way, the YMCA, the Rhinelander Area Chamber of Commerce, and ArtStart.

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