FOR RELEASE:
April 16th, 2004

FIVE MILE POINT SPEEDWAY VOLUNTEER DAY TOMORROW - SATURDAY, APRIL 17TH.

Five Mile Point Speedway is holding a volunteer day tomorrow (April 17th) at the speedway. A lot of projects have already taken place with many started as well.

Items that we are hoping to work on Saturday with volunteers:

Bleacher replacement and repair.

Interior concession building painting.

Shrub and overgrowth removal.

Replacing and repairing concrete bleacher steps.

Bleaching(pressure washing) the V.I.P deck.

Oil and filter change in water trucks.

Roof work on some concession buildings.

Projects already completed:

Race track prep work.

Guardrails removed.

Concrete Blocks put in place.

Infield hub removed and tapered.

Embankment of speedway tapered and reshaped.

Concession buildings relocated.

Current and upcoming projects to be completed by speedway and contractors:

Repairing and adding speedway lights.

Running new electrical lines.

Repairing the speedway message board.

A professional painter has been hired to strip and repaint all of the exterior areas of the concession stands. We will still need assistance in painting the interior.

Items provided/available to work with at the speedway:

paint, scrapers, brushes, rollers, paint trays

some brush cutters

concrete and concrete drum mixer

all bleacher materials

Items volunteers may want to bring:

cordless drills/screw guns

any brush cutters or trimmers

The speedway will be providing pizza, soda and water throughout the day and thanks everyone in advance for any contribution they are willing to make.