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Community asked to vote for favorite volunteer project

United Way's Community Builders is asking the public to vote on their favorite volunteer project as part of a National Volunteer Week promotion.

"We have thirteen projects posted and the community can vote for their favorite volunteer project right online," commented Karin Oliveira, director of United Way's Community Builders, which promotes volunteerism. 

The volunteer project with the most votes will receive $1,000, second place, $500 and third and fourth $250 each. The community can view and vote for their favorite projects on United Way's website, http://www.uwncm.org/, through April 9th.  

The winning projects will implement their "Star Projects" during National Volunteer Week, which is April 18-24.

Over the past four years, Community Builders has supported 22 community initiatives, maintained a volunteer website athttp://www.community-builders.net/ and recognized over 6000 individuals for their volunteer services.