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June 21, 2013

Ottumwa prepares for zombie invasion

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Possibilities for the day include a 5K, scavenger hunt on the trails system, flash mob in Central Park set to "Thriller," pumpkin painting and other crafts, costume contests, flea market, musicians, "chalk your walk" and more.

"It's really in the building process," Elder said. "If anyone has ideas and wants to jump in, it's going to take lots of hands, hearts and heads. People have got to be passionate about what they want their community to look like, jump in there and get their hands dirty."

A brainstorming and planning meeting will be held at 6 p.m. Wednesday in Indian Hills' Rural Health Education Center conference room. The meeting is open to the public, Elder said.

For more information or to volunteer, contact Joni Elder at 641-682-5434.

— To follow reporter Chelsea Davis on Twitter, head to @ChelseaLeeDavis.

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