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Volunteers Needed for SOHO Music Festival
Volunteers Needed for SOHO Music Festival

Downtown Springfield Inc Executive Director Victoria Ringer joins the WTAX Weekend Newswatch to discuss the need for volunteers and other aspects of the SOHO music festival coming up in Springfield

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