City of Mesa News Article
Sign up to volunteer at Southwest Ambulance Arizona Celebration of Freedom
By: Kevin Christopher
05/22/13 5:38 PM

May 1, 2013
Public Information & Communications
Contact: Steven Wright
Tel. 480-644-2069  
Mesa, AZ – Volunteers are needed for the Fourth Annual Southwest Ambulance Arizona Celebration of Freedom, the state’s “coolest independence festival,” held this year in downtown Mesa on Saturday, June 29.
Volunteers are needed for a variety of shifts and activities, including event set up/tear down/clean up, assisting with traffic control at the car show, helping manage bounce houses and carnival games, answering questions from the public and more. Shifts are two to three hours long during the hours of 5 p.m. to 11 p.m. Volunteers must be 16 years of age or 14 if accompanied by a parent or guardian. All volunteers will be given a commemorative t-shirt, snacks and plenty of cool drinks during their volunteer shifts.
For more information, log onto, click on “Volunteer” and complete a volunteer interest form; or contact City of Mesa Neighborhood Outreach Volunteer Coordinator Michelle Alvis at (480) 644-3705 or
The Fourth Annual Southwest Ambulance Arizona Celebration of Freedom will be full of entertainment, classic cars, live music, patriotic displays, family fun, fireworks and much more!  More than 50.000 are expected to attend this fun event for people of all ages.

The Fourth Annual Southwest Ambulance Arizona Celebration of Freedom is presented by the Chicago Cubs, KOOL-FM, Downtown Mesa Association and Visit Mesa.  Other sponsors are Sertoma Club, American Traffic Solutions, Boeing, Arizona Republic, Highway Technologies, Able Engineering, Able Aerospace, Execute to Win, Republic Services, Cox Communications, Crescent Crown Distributing, Haydon, Century Graphics, City of Mesa, Mesa Water and Mesa Recycles.

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