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Wednesday, 24 April 2013 02:00

Bugle Corp recognized for their volunteerism

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In honor of National Volunteer Week, Friends of the Smokies is recognizing the work of the Elk Bugle Corps.

The team of volunteers rove Cataloochee Valley in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park and help educate the hordes of visitors who come to see the elk each year. The share ethical wildlife viewing etiquette and teach visitors about the elk.

Last year, the Elk Bugle Corps was awarded the Haywood County Volunteer Organization of the Year. The Friends of the Smokies nominated them for the honor. Annually the Elk Bugle Corps members spend over 4,225 hours volunteering in the valley and assisting more than 45,540 visitors. www.friendsofthesmokies.org. 

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