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Volunteers Needed at the S.B. International Marathon, S.B. Botanic Garden

•The S.B. Botanic Garden is seeking volunteers to help with visitor tours, garden maintenance, and animal upkeep at its Mission Canyon campus. Call 690-1220 for more info.

• Almost 3,000 runners from 47 states and 11 countries will run a route though the beautiful cities of Goleta and Santa Barbara and the county during the S.B. International Marathon this Sunday, December 6. Almost 1,000 volunteers are needed to serve as course monitors and manage refreshment stations. To volunteer in your neighborhood along the route, call 699-5288 or email for more info.

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