Volunteers are needed to help fill sandbags at the Street Department maintenance facility, 701 Warren Barrett Drive, starting at 8 a.m. Friday, May 3. Filling bags will continue at the Street Department until probably around noon then may possibly move to the levee for work raising the levee height.
Volunteers must sign in to participate. Anyone needing sandbags can come to the Street Department 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Friday.
About 80 people volunteered Thursday, filling about 7,000 sandbags for individuals to protect their homes and businesses; and to shore up the levee.
Food was provided to the volunteers by the Red Cross McDonald’s, The United Food & Commercial Workers International Union in St. Louis.
More information is available from City Hall, 573-221-0111.