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Hike to Help Refugees:(raise money for the UN refugee office, the UNHCR )

When: October 11, 2014; 2pm

Where: Holmes Lake Park (north shore); walk around the lake

Sponsored By: UNA-NE (United Nations Association-Nebraska Chapter); http://www.unanebraska.org

Rain Date: October 19; 2pm. Consult the web page above in case of uncertain weather on 10/11

Registration: on or before September 11, 2014. Send name and personal check (made out to “UNA-NE”) to Marcella Short, 7445 Kentwell Lane, Lincoln, NE 68516. We are unable to offer refunds. Student: $15; Adult: $25; Sustaining: $40 ($15 goes to UNA-NE to support student Model United Nations at UNL and Hastings College, etc.) Additional donations gladly accepted. Children up to age 14 free.

Co-Sponsors: Nebraskans for Peace; Lincoln Unitarian Church, Social Action Committee; UNL Model United Nations students; Amnesty International local group #173; Waverly High School Global A&P.

All hikers registered by September 11 receive a USA for UNHCR cap.

UNA-NE is part of UNA-USA; www.unausa.org.

Entry fees, minus expenses, will be donated to the US Committee for UNHCR; http://www.unrefugees.org.

For those wishing to join UNA-NE, go to http://www.unausa.org/join or contact Dave Forsythe at dpf68506@hotmail.com.

For a flyer of the event, click here: H2HRs basic info (2)

For additional informational about UNHCR, click here H2HRs.NEWS RELEASE