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Asian Games volunteer badges prove increasingly popular

11-25-2010 13:37 BJT Special Report:Guangzhou Asian Games |

Guangzhou, November 24 - Volunteer badges are growing increasingly hot among Asian Games volunteers. Wherever you meet them, you can see volunteer badges on the strings of their Asian Games Identity and Accreditation Card, their chest or even their sleeves.

Asian Games volunteer badges

The Asian Games volunteer badges are distributed on a basis of a point redemption scheme of volunteering service hours as volunteers can redeem one service hour for one point. Different service responsibilities have different coefficients. When the points reach 100, 200 and 300, volunteers are eligible for a bronze badge, silver badge and gold badge respectively. For higher points of 400, a medal of sun will be awarded.

Asian Games volunteer badges

"Asian Games volunteering service hours in combination with volunteers badges, serving as an evaluation, management and inspiration system, do encourage volunteers to a great extent. They love the badges very much," an official from the Volunteers Department of the Guangzhou Asian Games Organising Committee (GAGOC) said.

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