Thursday, Apr 17, 2014
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Aviation expo holding volunteer meeting


SEBRING -The annual volunteer registration meeting for the U.S. Sport Aviation Expo will be at 6 p.m. Thursday at the Sebring Civic Center, 355 W. Center Ave., Sebring.

"We will get reacquainted, update you on expo happenings since last we were together, introduce the volunteer team leaders, sign up for shifts to work at Expo 2014, and enjoy light snacks," said expo director Jana Filip.

Volunteers each year must complete a new volunteer registration form, which can be found at

Volunteers have to bring completed volunteer forms to the meeting.

The expo is celebrating its 10th anniversary. The event is from Jan. 16 to Jan. 19.

"Sebring's Expo has grown in attendance and in exhibitors since our inception in 2004," Filip said.

This year, there were 17,000 attendees with 150 exhibits on display during the 2013 four-day event.

"By volunteering for the U.S. Sport Aviation Expo, you are helping to stimulate our local economy, boost tourist development, and showcase Highlands County," Filip said.

"With some added features and anticipated good weather for Expo 2014, the expected attendance should exceed 20,000," she added.


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