Would you like to be a volunteer for this great event? We have jobs for everyone!Relay for Life Donegal is a 24 hour event being run on 25th and 26th May in LYIT and we are looking for help in many and varied categories.Organisers say they need ground stewards, assistants to help with the set up/dismantle of infrastructure (prior and post event), meet and greet, car park attendants, litter wardens and toilet maintenance. Have you a specific skill or would you just like to part of Relay for Life Donegal?We are looking for individuals or groups who would like to work together at the event.Anyone interested in volunteering please contact our Volunteer Co-ordinator Wendy McGarvey on 0872311391 or email@example.com . Don’t forget to let Wendy know of any specific skills that could be utilised!For all other queries or requests regarding Relay for Life Donegal please contact firstname.lastname@example.org Celebrate. Remember. Fight Back. RELAY FOR LIFE APPEAL FOR VOLUNTEERS FOR BIG DAY was last modified: March 25th, 2013 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:Relay for Lifevolunteers
An Anchorage man was mauled by a brown bear near Yakutat over the weekend.Download Audio(Photo courtesy of ADFG)29-year-old Kenneth Steck was medevacked to Providence Medical Center in Anchorage on Friday, after suffering extensive bite wounds.According to Yakutat police, Steck went camping in Disenchantment Bay on Thursday, near Callahonda Creek, with his wife and several other friends. The group was armed, and planning to hunt for black bear if they saw any.On Friday, Steck left camp on his own to get water from the creek when he was attacked by a large brown bear. Although he had a weapon, he was unable to draw it in time to use it. According to police, the attack may have lasted up to two minutes before others from Steck’s party arrived to drive off the animal.Steck reportedly suffered severe wounds to his lower leg, scalp, and shoulder. He received first aid from his wife, Hannah, an RN, and two other RN’s in the party. Their call to the Coast Guard was overheard by the Yakutat Police Department. Officer Jeff Lee reported to the Yakutat Clinic to collect additional medical supplies. Lee and clinic staffer Mark Schultz traveled aboard the Yakutat harbor master boat and met the campers in Johnstone Passage, and began administering advanced medical care.Steck was stabilized at the Yakutat clinic and medevacked to Providence in Anchorage. Hospital officials confirmed that he has since been released.Officer Lee says the attack appears to have been unprovoked. The bear is presumed to be a boar, rather than a female with cubs. The Alaska Department of Fish & Game has been doing DNA studies in the area. The department will attempt to collect DNA samples from the victim’s clothing, but Lee says the biologists he’s spoken with think it’s unlikely that they’ll be able to identify the bear responsible for the attack.This is the second mauling in Southeast so far this spring. On April 18, a UAS outdoor instructor, Forest Wagner, was seriously mauled in Haines while teaching a class. He was hospitalized for about 3 weeks.