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Mardis Gras weekend wants more shoulders at the wheel

By Karen Cohilas - bio | email

ALBANY, GA (WALB) –  Volunteers are still needed to help with a big weekend in Albany.

The Mardis Gras festival, Snickers Marathon Energy Bar Marathon, Regions bike races, Riverquarium Turtle race, and other downtown events are all happening Saturday and Sunday.

Attorney Phil Cannon is one of the organizers. Because of awesome weather, He expects 60,000 to 70,000 people to attend.

"All ages, all families, everybody. You will be able to find something to do in downtown Albany this weekend," said Cannon.

Marathon organizers still need volunteers to help with the race. More road marshals are needed Saturday from 11 to 2.

You can call 229-349-1404 to sign up or go by the welcome center anytime between 11:00AM and 6:00PM.

 

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