Search party for missing alumna organized for weekend

Students are asked to lend a helping hand in the effort to find Ali Gilmore, 30, of Tallahassee, who has been missing since Feb. 3 and is four months pregnant.

Volunteers must be at least 18-years-old, have a picture identification, wear clothing appropriate for searching in the field (long pants, long sleeves, hats, sunscreen) and be in good health. People knowledgeable with global positioning systems, those who can help with transportation (such as all-terrain vehicles), and those who can help with food preparation and water distribution are asked to volunteer.

Interested students should report to the Character Center (Pivotal Point) at 447 FAMU Way in Myers Commercial Park on the corner of Wahnish Way and FAMU Way. Those interested can also contact Angelina Little by at Registration will begin at 9 a.m. and again at 1 p.m. A press conference will be held Friday at 2 p.m.

Searching will take place at various locations in Tallahassee. There will be two search shifts at 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. The family is also asking that students download and print the missing person flier on and help by distributing them.

Anyone with information regarding the case is asked to call the Tallahassee Police Department at (850) 891-4200 or Big Bend Crime Stoppers at (850) 891-HELP/ 1-866-979-0922. It is not necessary to give a name when a tip is called in. National Center for Missing Adults has a profile viewable to the general public at

Contact Steffany Bennett at