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EDITORIAL: Local event volunteers deserve applause for hard work

The calendar has been packed with local events lately. Thousands of people have been entertained at rodeos, car shows, parades and more around Malheur County. None of that would happen without an army of volunteers who deserve appreciation for their work.

As with any entertainment production, a lot of work goes on behind the scenes before the first fan shows up. That work starts months before and entails orchestration of a thousand details. Rounding up other volunteers, for one. Assigning them all duties, for another. And then there are basics – insurance, marketing, sponsorships, signs and schedules.

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