It's National Volunteer Week, and students at Lewis & Clark Community College in Godfrey are participating in "Lewis and Clark Cares."  Students are being pared with several different organizations, from the Alton Housing Authority and 5A's in the Riverbend to Edwardsville locations like the Watershed Nature Center and the Main Street Community Center Senior Prom.

Jared Hennings, Lewis & Clark Community College's Coordinator of Student Activities tells The Big Z the variety of sites is important in making this program a success.

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He says this is the third year the college has been involved in this program, and about 50 students have signed up to volunteer.

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