Watkins Glen Grand Prix FestSeeks Volunteers

Now in its 16th year, the Hot Wheels® Grand Prix Festival of Watkins Glen presented by Chemung Canal Trust Company, continues its celebration of motor racing history in Watkins Glen; last year, an estimated 20,000 spectators helped celebrate. This year is expected to be even bigger, with Hot Wheels® joining the celebration of Watkins Glen’s 60th Anniversary of Road Racing as a title sponsor of the festival. The Hot Wheels® 40th Anniversary Road Trip begins in California and will end in Watkins Glen during the Grand Prix Festival. Rounding out an impressive line-up of anniversaries, Chemung Canal Trust Company will celebrate its 175th Anniversary!You can join the celebration and be a part of this huge community event as an “insider,” by joining the festival’s volunteer corps for the September 5, 2008, event. Volunteer registration is required by July 25, 2008.It takes hundreds of volunteers to make the Grand Prix Festival happen – from rallye event registrations, to traffic and parking, to sales, hospitality, and more. Volunteers are welcome to help just a couple of hours, or all day, and can pick their area of interest. For more information, or to register online to become a volunteer, please visit www.grandprixfestival.com/volunteers.html.

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