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Volunteers sought for VH derby

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Volunteers are being sought to work at the Jim & Helen Heier Annual Fishing Derby & BBQ, Sunday, June 26, at Big Bear Lake, Century Park in Vernon Hills. Seventy five veterans from the VA hospital will be guests from about 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. and will be provided with lunch, goody bags, and a couple of hours of fishing or enjoying the day. Assistance is needed with cooking/serving food; setting up and baiting fishing poles; removing, weighing and counting fish; distributing gifts and prizes. Volunteers will be needed between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. Any time that can be donated is appreciated. Families are welcome. Veterans enjoyed the kids who came out last year and listened to their stories. Anyone interested in assisting at or donating to this event should contact Andi Nevin at (847) 247-4887 or