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Southeastern Railway Museum announces Volunteer Fair 2005
Saturday, April 30 11am - 4pm

March 17, 2005
For Immediate Release (Duluth, Ga.).

The Southeastern Railway Museum is pleased to announce that it will host a Volunteer Fair Saturday, April 30 from 11am - 4pm. This will be an opportunity for potential Gwinnett and North Fulton volunteers to connect with agencies that are recruiting volunteers. In particular, the museum's goal is to encourage our community's youth to become actively involved in their community.

Agencies wishing to have a free table are encouraged to contact either Cheryl Hardt at cheryl.hardt@srmduluth.org. Tables are limited. 

Organizations that would like to use this opportunity as a fund raiser by selling refreshments are encouraged to contact Judy Pirkle via email at adminassist@srmduluth.org. 

Admission to the museum will be complimentary with the donation of a non-perishable food item that will be distributed by one of the local food banks. Train ride passes will be $3 for the day with rides with our engineers prices at $4 or 3 rides with the Engineer for $10.

The Southeastern Railway Museum has been in operation since 1970 and is "Georgia's Official Transportation History Museum". The museum has over 80 other pieces of retired railway rolling stock including vintage steam and diesel locomotives, passenger coaches, private business cars, a World War II army troop kitchen, wooden freight cars, railway post office car and maintenance of way equipment. Transit history is represented with a cross section of busses and trolleys from the early 1900's through the mid 1980's. The museum is also home to MARTA's historic bus fleet which includes busses from many of the predecessor systems to MARTA. Many other items from Georgia's transportation history are also presented on the museum's 30-acre site.


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