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Red Nose recruiting underway

It’s never too early to start planning a company Christmas party  and a responsible way to get home after the celebration.

Operation Red Nose is entering its 17th year of by providing an alternative to drinking and driving during the holiday season and is kicking off its volunteer recruitment campaign with an informative evening for all who wish to get involved.

The Operation Red Nose Volunteer Meet and Greet takes place Monday (Oct. 1) at 7 p.m. in Bldg. 100 at the Vancouver Island University.

Organizers are looking for volunteer drivers, navigators, escort drivers, mascots, dispatchers and headquarters assistants.

For more information about the meet and greet, please call Rhonda Irving at 250-740-6572.

Operation Red Nose is a confidential service, and is available to any person operating a motor vehicle who does not wish to drive their car for any reason.

The service is provided free of charge, however, donations are gratefully received.

Proceeds support local athletes and youth through programs and services such as the Don Long Bursary, XploreSportZ, Active Star and PacificSport.

For more information on PacificSport Vancouver Island and Operation Red Nose, please go to www.pacificsportvi.com.

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