CURRENT volunteers' need and news:
American Diabetes Association is holding a 12-mile walk-a-thon on Sunday, Oct. 20, followed by a festival called ''Walktoberfest'' at Pimlico Race Course where the walk begins and ends. Registration is at 8 a.m and the walk begins at 9 p.m. For details call 486-5515.
Kennedy Institute will hold its 12th annual Phonathon from 5:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. between Oct. 21 and Oct. 24, when more than 250 volunteers will make 12,000 calls to raise funds for children with brain disorders and developmental disabilities. The goal is $100,000, which would be $10,000 over last year's total. Originating from the Equitable Bank Building, corporate teams will volunteer to call people on designated evenings. For details call 550-9000.