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CONTACT: TARI MELLINGER
SAFEWALK
100 Old Public Library
Iowa City IA 52242
(319) 353-2500

Release: Aug. 20, 1999

SAFEWALK program seeks volunteers

IOWA CITY, Iowa — SAFEWALK, the student-run volunteer escort service designed as a safe alternative to walking home alone for University of Iowa students, staff and faculty, is seeking volunteers. Interested persons can request a volunteer application by calling 353-2500. Volunteer training for SAFEWALK begins Monday, Sept. 13.

The free SAFEWALK escort service operates Sunday through Thursday from 7 p.m. to 1 a.m. To request a walk, persons can call 353-2500. SAFEWALK is located at the Women’s Resource and Action Center at the UI.