Volunteers needed for Bike the Bend
The event is a 30 mile bike ride that winds through the South Bend area, but event organizers say they need help to make sure it goes off without a hitch. Volunteer duties include neighborhood outreach, publicity and route volunteers.
The following press release was posted to BiketheBend.com:
"Don't miss the fun! Volunteer for Bike the Bend! Riders and non-riders welcome!
Be part of the Bike the Bend celebration!! Bike the Bend needs YOU! Volunteers are needed in the following areas:
Publicity - spreading the word in advance of the event by distributing flyers, etc.
Neighborhood Outreach - deliver notices to our neighbors along the route - Week before the event.
Route Volunteers - Set-up and tear down signs/barricades before and after the ride.
Point The Way Route Guides -- Help riders stay on the route by pointing out turns and intersections as riders approach during the ride.
SAG Hospitality - Riders stop for water and food at each of our SAGs. Welcome them, answer questions, help them check their progress on the "You are here" maps.
Packet Pickup and Registration - help with T-shirts and registration at Bike the Bend Ride headquarters."