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{{FHCpage|location=Utah}}The Hurricane Utah Family History Center is located in downtown Hurricane just off State Street.&nbsp; We serve the Tri-Stake areas of Hurricane, La Verkin, Toquerville, all the way to Zion's National Park.&nbsp; We have almost 60 staff consisting of Volunteers and Service Missionaires who are trained to help visiting patrons surf the highways of the Internet to find their kindred dead and organize their information in one of the software programs available.<br>  
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=== Center Contacts and Hours  ===
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*'''Address''': 37 South 200 West Hurricane, Utah 84737
 
*We are South of State Street right behind the Hurricane Car Dealership located in the old Seminary building.
 
*Parking is available in the back of the building or in the front on the street.
 
*[https://maps.google.com/maps?q=37+South+200+West,+Hurricane,+Utah+84737&hl=en&ll=37.17603,-113.291895&spn=0.014892,0.019913&sll=39.682883,-105.069809&sspn=0.028767,0.039825&oq=+37+South+200+West+Hurricane,+Utah+84737&hnear=37+S+200+W,+Hurricane,+Utah+84737&t=m&z=16 Loaction on Map]
 
  
=== '''Phone: 1-435-635-2174'''  ===
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The '''Hurricane Utah Family History Center''' is located in downtown Hurricane just off State Street.<span style="line-height: 1.5em; font-size: 13.2799997329712px;"> We </span><span style="line-height: 1.5em; font-size: 13.2799997329712px;">serve the areas of Hurricane, La Verkin, Toquerville, all the way to Zion's National Park.&nbsp; We have almost 60 volunteers who are trained to help visiting patrons surf the highways of the Internet to find their kindred dead and organize their information in one of the software programs available.</span>
  
'''E-mail:''' [mailto:ut_hurricane@ldsmail.net ut_hurricane@ldsmail.net]
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<span style="line-height: 1.5em; font-size: 13.2799997329712px;" /><span style="line-height: 1.5em; font-size: 13.2799997329712px;">For a listing of classes and activities, view  '''[http://hurricanefhc.org/ Our Website]'''</span>
  
=== '''Open Hours: '''  ===
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MON. WED. FRI.9:00AM - 5:00PM
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=== Center Contacts and Hours  ===
  
TUES. &amp;&nbsp;THURS. 9:00AM - 9:00PM<br> <br>
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:*37 South 200 West Hurricane, Utah 84737
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:*Coming from St. George, take the first Hurricane Exit.&nbsp; Drive through 5 stop lights after the freeway. Turn Right on 2nd West. We are South of State Street right behind the Hurricane Car Dealership located in the old Seminary building.
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:*Parking is available in the back of the building or in the front on the street.  
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:*[https://maps.google.com/maps?q=37+South+200+West,+Hurricane,+Utah+84737&hl=en&ll=37.17603,-113.291895&spn=0.014892,0.019913&sll=39.682883,-105.069809&sspn=0.028767,0.039825&oq=+37+South+200+West+Hurricane,+Utah+84737&hnear=37+S+200+W,+Hurricane,+Utah+84737&t=m&z=16 Location on Map]
  
=== '''Holiday Schedule: Closure Schedule 2013''' ===
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'''Phone:''' 1-435-635-2174
  
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'''E-mail:''' [mailto:ut_hurricane@ldsmail.net ut_hurricane@ldsmail.net]
  
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'''Open Hours:'''
  
Monday, January 14&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Civil Rights Day
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:*'''Monday&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; '''9am - 5pm
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:*'''Tuesday&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; '''9am - 9pm
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:*'''Wednesday '''9am - 5pm
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:*'''Thursday&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; '''9am - 9pm
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:*'''Friday&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; '''9am - 5pm
  
Monday, February 18&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; President's Day
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===== Holiday Schedule:&nbsp; =====
  
Friday, February 22&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; St. George Family History Expo
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*Monday, Jan. 19&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Martin Luther King Day
 
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*Monday, Feb. 16&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; President's Day
Friday, April 5&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; General Conference
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*Wednesday, April 8&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Deep Cleaning Day
 
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*Monday, May 25&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Memorial Day  
Monday, May 27&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Memorial Day
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*Tuesday, June 16&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Deap Cleaning Day  
 
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*Monday July 3 - July 26 &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Summer Break
Monday July 1 - July 21&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Summer Break&nbsp; (Reopen Monday, July 22nd)
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*Monday, September 7 &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Labor Day
 
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*Wednesday, Oct. 7&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Deep Cleaning Day
Monday, September 2&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Labor Day
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*Friday, October 3 - 4 &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; General Conference
 
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*Monday Nov, 23 - 27 &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Thanksgiving
Friday, October 4&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; General Conference
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*Monday, Dec 17 - Jan. 3 &nbsp; Christmas Break (Reopen Monday January 4th)
 
 
Monday Nov, 18 - 24&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Thanksgiving
 
 
 
Monday, Dec 16 - Jan. 5&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Christmas Break (Reopen Monday January 6th)
 
  
 
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=== Calendar and Events  ===
 
=== Calendar and Events  ===
  
==== Upcoming Events  ====
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For a listing of classes and activities, view '''[http://hurricanefhc.org/Our Website]'''
  
Class Schedule
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==== Class Schedule ====
  
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*Family Tree Class: September 29 (Tuesday) - Class #1&nbsp; 9:30 a.m. This is a two week class (1 1/2 hours per week) and you must call and sign up for a seat reservation and receive a packet of instructions.
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*Basic Computer Class:&nbsp; 1st Wednesday of each month beginning at 7:00 p.m.&nbsp; This class comes in a 3 part series: The 1st class is just learning computer jargon, and elementary movement around the computer. The 2nd class is still rudimentary, but learning how to create documents and files.&nbsp; The 3rd class is learning how to use a word processor more effectively.<br>
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*Our October Basic Computer #3 class will be held Wednesday September 30. We are holding it early because of scheduling conflicts. After this class, we will not hold the basic computer class until January 6th, 2016<br>
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*Decendancy/Puzzilla: October 1st (Thursday) 9:30 a.m.
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*Family Tree Class #2: October 6th (Tuesday)&nbsp; 9:30 a.m.
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*Closure of the Center: October 7th (Wednesday)&nbsp; ALL DAY!
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*Fixing Photos:&nbsp; October 13th (Tuesday) 9:30 a.m. (Elementary Class learning how to use the program "Gimp" to patch up, erase, or re-do photographs.
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*Roots Magic Data Base: October 14th (Wednesday) 1:00 p.m.
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*Family Tree Class #1: October 14th (Wednesday) 7:00 p.m.
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*Family Tree Class #2: October 21st (Wednesday) 7:00 p.m.
  
 
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==== Collections  ====
 
==== Collections  ====
  
:*[https://www.familysearch.org/#form=catalog '''Family History Library Catalog:'''] This center has the ability to order any of the films and fiche available through the Family History Library Catalog.  
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:*[https://www.familysearch.org/#form=catalog '''FamilySearch Catalog:'''] This center has the ability to order any of the films and fiche available through the FamilySearch Catalog.  
:*''<span style="font-style: italic;" />''Our center has approx 1300 films on indefinite loan and 3 drawers of micro fiche.''<br>''
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:*''<span style="font-style: italic;" />''Our center has approx 1000 films on indefinite loan and 3 drawers of micro fiche.''<br>''
  
 
==== Databases and Software  ====
 
==== Databases and Software  ====
  
:*[http://fhc.familysearch.org/ '''FHC Portal:'''] This center has access to the Family History Center Portal page which gives free access in the center to premium family history software and websites that generally charge for subscriptions.&nbsp;
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:*'''[[FHC Portal]]''' This center has access to the Family History Center Portal page which gives free access in the center to premium family history software and websites that generally charge for subscriptions.&nbsp;
  
 
==== Hardware and Equipment  ====
 
==== Hardware and Equipment  ====
  
:*19 computers,  
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:*26 computers,  
:*2&nbsp;High volume printers and a copier  
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:*2&nbsp;High volume printers and a Scanner/copier  
:*2 Flat bed scanners, one scans Pictures &amp;&nbsp;Slides
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:*Flat bed scanner for scanning Pictures, Negatives &amp;&nbsp;Slide.&nbsp;
:*Dark room with 3 microfilm readers&nbsp;  
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:*ScanSnap Scanner. Scans normal documents, pictures, and books. &nbsp;Scans much faster than the flatbed.
:*Microfilm reader/scanner for printing or saving film images.<br>
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:*Fiche Reader
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:*2 microfilm readers&nbsp;  
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:*Microfilm reader/scanner for printing or saving film images.<br>
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:*42" TV for Skype and daytime classes<br>
  
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=== Center Services  ===
 
=== Center Services  ===
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We are equipped to handle group visits of up to 15 people.&nbsp; Group leaders need to come into the FHC at least 2 weeks prior to the visit, and get a packet so that their group can be prepared for a successful visit. Please call Diana Guinn, 801-722-8269, to reserve a date and time for your visit.
  
 
==== Staff Research Specialties  ====
 
==== Staff Research Specialties  ====
  
''(Include sections for any other services your center provides. Add additional sections for those services. See the [[Mesa Family History Center|Mesa]] and [[Logan Utah Family History Center|Logan]] FHC pages for examples.)''  
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''(Include sections for any other services your center provides. Add additional sections for those services. See the [[Bountiful Utah Heights Family History Center|Bountiful]] and [[Chattanooga Tennessee Family History Center|Chattanooga]] FHC pages for examples.)''  
  
 
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''(This section is to highlight other resources in your area that will be helpful for individuals doing research there in your location, if there are any, such as government offices, historical societies, etc.)''  
 
''(This section is to highlight other resources in your area that will be helpful for individuals doing research there in your location, if there are any, such as government offices, historical societies, etc.)''  
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''Hurricane Heritage Museum:&nbsp; This museum has histories, stories and pictures of the settling of the community of Hurricane, and surrounding communities. There are family histories there, and many books written for the purpose of explaining the history of Hurricane. It has some artifacts of pioneer vintage.''
  
 
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=== Links  ===
 
=== Links  ===
  
''(Include links to other websites of interest to those who visit your center such as links to the city, county and state wiki pages where your center is located.)''
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*[http://hurricanefhc.org/ Hurricane Family History Website]
 
 
 
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=== Volunteer at the Center  ===
 
=== Volunteer at the Center  ===
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*For those who would like to serve a one year "Service Mission" or longer please call and pick up the information to give to your Bishop, or if you would just like to be a volunteer then call and we can set up an appointment
  
 
''(Include information here about the volunteers you are looking for.)''
 
''(Include information here about the volunteers you are looking for.)''

Latest revision as of 09:53, 6 February 2016


FamilySearch This article describes the services and resources available at a Family History Center, a branch facility of the Family History Library.


The Hurricane Utah Family History Center is located in downtown Hurricane just off State Street. We serve the areas of Hurricane, La Verkin, Toquerville, all the way to Zion's National Park.  We have almost 60 volunteers who are trained to help visiting patrons surf the highways of the Internet to find their kindred dead and organize their information in one of the software programs available.

For a listing of classes and activities, view Our Website


Center Contacts and Hours

  • 37 South 200 West Hurricane, Utah 84737
  • Coming from St. George, take the first Hurricane Exit.  Drive through 5 stop lights after the freeway. Turn Right on 2nd West. We are South of State Street right behind the Hurricane Car Dealership located in the old Seminary building.
  • Parking is available in the back of the building or in the front on the street.
  • Location on Map

Phone: 1-435-635-2174

E-mail: ut_hurricane@ldsmail.net

Open Hours:

  • Monday        9am - 5pm
  • Tuesday       9am - 9pm
  • Wednesday 9am - 5pm
  • Thursday     9am - 9pm
  • Friday          9am - 5pm
Holiday Schedule: 
  • Monday, Jan. 19                 Martin Luther King Day
  • Monday, Feb. 16                 President's Day
  • Wednesday, April 8            Deep Cleaning Day
  • Monday, May 25                 Memorial Day
  • Tuesday, June 16               Deap Cleaning Day
  • Monday July 3 - July 26     Summer Break
  • Monday, September 7        Labor Day
  • Wednesday, Oct. 7             Deep Cleaning Day
  • Friday, October 3 - 4          General Conference
  • Monday Nov, 23 - 27         Thanksgiving
  • Monday, Dec 17 - Jan. 3   Christmas Break (Reopen Monday January 4th)

Calendar and Events

For a listing of classes and activities, view Website

Class Schedule

  • Family Tree Class: September 29 (Tuesday) - Class #1  9:30 a.m. This is a two week class (1 1/2 hours per week) and you must call and sign up for a seat reservation and receive a packet of instructions.
  • Basic Computer Class:  1st Wednesday of each month beginning at 7:00 p.m.  This class comes in a 3 part series: The 1st class is just learning computer jargon, and elementary movement around the computer. The 2nd class is still rudimentary, but learning how to create documents and files.  The 3rd class is learning how to use a word processor more effectively.
  • Our October Basic Computer #3 class will be held Wednesday September 30. We are holding it early because of scheduling conflicts. After this class, we will not hold the basic computer class until January 6th, 2016
  • Decendancy/Puzzilla: October 1st (Thursday) 9:30 a.m.
  • Family Tree Class #2: October 6th (Tuesday)  9:30 a.m.
  • Closure of the Center: October 7th (Wednesday)  ALL DAY!
  • Fixing Photos:  October 13th (Tuesday) 9:30 a.m. (Elementary Class learning how to use the program "Gimp" to patch up, erase, or re-do photographs.
  • Roots Magic Data Base: October 14th (Wednesday) 1:00 p.m.
  • Family Tree Class #1: October 14th (Wednesday) 7:00 p.m.
  • Family Tree Class #2: October 21st (Wednesday) 7:00 p.m.

Center Resources

Collections

  • FamilySearch Catalog: This center has the ability to order any of the films and fiche available through the FamilySearch Catalog.
  • Our center has approx 1000 films on indefinite loan and 3 drawers of micro fiche.

Databases and Software

  • FHC Portal This center has access to the Family History Center Portal page which gives free access in the center to premium family history software and websites that generally charge for subscriptions. 

Hardware and Equipment

  • 26 computers,
  • 2 High volume printers and a Scanner/copier
  • Flat bed scanner for scanning Pictures, Negatives & Slide. 
  • ScanSnap Scanner. Scans normal documents, pictures, and books.  Scans much faster than the flatbed.
  • Fiche Reader
  • 2 microfilm readers 
  • Microfilm reader/scanner for printing or saving film images.
  • 42" TV for Skype and daytime classes


Center Services

We are equipped to handle group visits of up to 15 people.  Group leaders need to come into the FHC at least 2 weeks prior to the visit, and get a packet so that their group can be prepared for a successful visit. Please call Diana Guinn, 801-722-8269, to reserve a date and time for your visit.

Staff Research Specialties

(Include sections for any other services your center provides. Add additional sections for those services. See the Bountiful and Chattanooga FHC pages for examples.)


Resources in the Local Area

(This section is to highlight other resources in your area that will be helpful for individuals doing research there in your location, if there are any, such as government offices, historical societies, etc.)

Hurricane Heritage Museum:  This museum has histories, stories and pictures of the settling of the community of Hurricane, and surrounding communities. There are family histories there, and many books written for the purpose of explaining the history of Hurricane. It has some artifacts of pioneer vintage.


Links


Volunteer at the Center

  • For those who would like to serve a one year "Service Mission" or longer please call and pick up the information to give to your Bishop, or if you would just like to be a volunteer then call and we can set up an appointment

(Include information here about the volunteers you are looking for.)