Organizers of the Binghamton Pond Festival outdoor hockey games and family activities to benefit the Mental Health Association of the Southern Tier are looking for volunteers to sign up for two to three hour shifts.


Binghamton Pond Festival takes place January 12 and 13 and January 25 to the 27th at Chenango Valley State Park.

Volunteers can work at the entrance gate, register hockey players, sell merchandise, work at the Mental Health Association of the Southern Tier information table or help with scoring and scheduling.

Friends of the Park are organizing family winter activities including nature walks, sledding and fireworks.

Food trucks will be selling snacks and beverages and bands will be performing.

Proceeds benefit the DFID Power to the Purple youth mental wellness and suicide prevention program.

For information on volunteering, contact Erin Sweeney at MHAST at or call (607) 777-8888, extension 315.

Information on Binghamton Pond Fest can be found at


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