2021 Volunteers (Military/First Responders Appreciation Day)

2021 Armed Forces, Military Veterans and First Responders Appreciation Day

Hello Everybody,

ARMED FORCES, MILITARY VETERANS & FIRST RESPONDERS APPRECIATION DAY

SAVE THE DATE:  October 16, 2021 10:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. - Craig Ranch Regional Park

On behalf of the 2021 Armed Forces, Military Veterans and First Responders Appreciation Day Committee "Thank You" for volunteering for this event in 2019.  We canceled last year due to the virus.  But now we are back!  Please review the following assignments and select your desired assignment(s).  To volunteer, simply click on the "Sign Up" box for your job. Again, thank you for helping to make Military Appreciation Day 2021 a success.

MASKS: (Current CDC Guidelines) If you are fully vaccinated, you can resume activities that you did prior to the pandemic. Fully vaccinated people can resume activities without wearing a mask or physically distancing, except where required by federal, state, local, tribal, or territorial laws, rules, and regulations, including local business and workplace guidance. If you haven’t been vaccinated yet, find a vaccine.

VOLUNTEER TRAINING- OCTOBER 9, 2021 AT CRAIG RANCH PARK- 9:00a.m. (Meet at the NE corner of the park at N.Commerce St and W.Craig Road. Use the parking lot off N. Commerce St..) All volunteers or their representative should attend.  Thank you.  See you there!

Created by:   Richard Lawhead and Kelly Wellner - QUESTIONS: Call Richard Lawhead (360) 440-0407
 
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Event Ambassador

From now until October 16th - communicate and promote this event with veteran groups, active military, police and fire, military recruiters and EMT responders and handout flyers everywhere in the LV valley...

05/17/2021 (Mon) Promote the event everywhere... 
8:00am - 5:00pm (5)  

Set up the evening before the event. This is so important.

FREE PIZZA AND SODA FOR Volunteers who help the evening before to setup tables, chairs, signage etc. If you signup - please show up. Thank you.

10/15/2021 (Fri) Craig Ranch Park (NE side) 
4:00pm - 9:00pm (20)  
18 of 20 slots filled
Edward Shortsleeve (2)
My Son Adrian will also help
Connie Munson (2)
LeRoy & Connie
Fred Schnelle
GAIL REED
BARBARA HAYNES WARREN
Can come in as earlier as 4pm if need be
ken butterfield
yvonne butterfield
John Wulf
CANT WAIT! (I might already have a shirt as I am a group leader)
Sheila Cohen
Janet Calliham
David Hollander
Marc Hollander
Toni Stuart (2)
my husband will come also
Tina Ferris
Linda Booker

MORNING PARKING LEADER

Coordinate the parking crew. Direct vendors to vendor parking area. Direct people with handicapped signs to the handicapped area. Arrange rows of cars to have ample space between rows. Establish ample open space adjacent to the main entrance gates.

10/16/2021 (Sat) MORNING PARKING LEADER 
7:00am - 12:00pm   

Parking Crew Workers: Morning

Park cars Follow the guidance of the Parking Crew Leaders.

10/16/2021 (Sat) MORNING SHIFT - meet near Registration Table #1 
7:00am - 12:00pm (10)  

AFTERNOON PARKING LEADER

Coordinate the parking crew. Direct vendors to vendor parking area. Direct people with handicapped signs to the handicapped area. Arrange rows of cars to have ample space between rows. Establish ample open space adjacent to the main entrance gates.

10/16/2021 (Sat) AFTERNOON PARKING LEADER 
1:00pm - 5:00pm   

Parking Crew Workers: Afternoon

Park cars - Follow the guidance of the Parking Crew Leaders

10/16/2021 (Sat) AFTERNOON SHIFT - meet near Registration Table #1 
1:00pm - 5:00pm (5)  

Vendor Area Booth Assignments for Setup

Booth Assignments. Use booth layout diagram to help vendors locate their booth space. Help them setup their displays. Bring them water and provide general assistance as requested.

10/16/2021 (Sat) VENDOR BOOTH AREA - meet infront of the stage 
7:00am - 11:30am (11)  
3 of 11 slots filled
GAIL REED
Toni Stuart
Tina Ferris

LOADERS to assist vendors with unloading and loading their vehicles and moving their materials to and from the parking area to their booths. Courtesy Carts will be available to assist.

Assemble in the vendor parking area and look for arriving vendors. Approach them and offer to help move their materials from their vehicles to their booths. Vendors will arrive and setup at this time.

10/16/2021 (Sat) MORNING SHIFT - assemble in the vendor parking area and look for vendors in need of help. 
7:00am - 10:00am (16)  
AFTERNOON SHIFT - assemble behind the flags and look for vendors to help take their materials to their vehicles. Don't start taking down booths until 4:00 p.m. 
3:30pm - 6:00pm (16)  

Registration Booth #1 (near entrance gate)

Greet our guests. 3 volunteers to sign-in vendors and 6 volunteers sign-in our guests, active duty, veterans and first responders. Issue wrist bands, manage lost and found. Turn in lost and found to Gloria Cherchio or Laura Coleman.

10/16/2021 (Sat) MORNING SHIFT - go to Registration Area #1 where the people come in from the parking lot. 
7:00am - 12:00pm (9)  
All slots filled
Helene Golston
Loved did I in the past!
Connie Munson (2)
LeRoy & Connie
BARBARA HAYNES WARREN
Will multi-task and be where you need me most
Tracey Osterbeck-Waller
Lynda Towers (3)
Myself and three other from SCAL Vet. Auxiliary
Nancy Wiegand
With SCAL Veteran Auxiliary
AFTERNOON SHIFT - go to Registration Area #1 where the people come in from the parking lot. 
12:00pm - 4:00pm (9)  
1 of 9 slots filled
Linda Booker

Registration Booth #2 (near stage)

Greet our guests, sign-in vendors, active duty and veterans and first responders. Issue wrist bands, manage lost and found. Turn in lost and found to Gloria Cherchio or Laura Coleman.

10/16/2021 (Sat) MORNING SHIFT - go to Registration Booth #2 
7:00am - 12:00pm (3)  
All slots filled
Laurie Hollander
Nancy Wiegand
Mark Towera
with the SCAL Veteran and Auxiliary
AFTERNOON SHIFT - go to Registration Booth #2 
12:00pm - 4:00pm (3)  

Registration Booth #3 (at the North End near the food)

Greet our guests, sign-in vendors, active duty and veterans and first responders. Issue wrist bands, manage lost and found. Turn in lost and found to Gloria Cherchio or Laura Coleman.

10/16/2021 (Sat) MORNING SHIFT - go to Registration Booth #3 
9:00am - 1:00pm (2)  
AFTERNOON SHIFT - Go to Registration Booth # 3 
1:00pm - 4:00pm (2)  

John Wulf is the SUPERVISOR of all Courtesy Cart Drivers

Train volunteer drivers. SAFETY FIRST a... Train volunteer drivers. SAFETY FIRST and instruct on "do's & don'ts" of being a safe driver.

10/16/2021 (Sat) Courtesy Cart Parking Area 
7:00am - 5:00am   
John Wulf

Courtesy Cart Driver

Assist vendors in transporting their materials from their vehicles to their assigned area. Also, transport disabled guests to & from parking lot to activity area and throughout the parking and event area.

10/16/2021 (Sat) MORNING SHIFT - Meet with Courtesy Cart Leader, John Wulf, at the Courtesy Cart Parking Area 
7:00am - 12:30pm (10)  
All slots filled
Fred Schnelle
Ronald Coleman (9)
SMHS JROTC Cadets
AFTERNOON SHIFT - Meet with Courtesy Cart Leader, John Wulf, at the Courtesy Cart Parking Area 
12:00pm - 5:30pm (10)  
All slots filled
Fred Schnelle
Ronald Coleman (9)
SMHS JROTC Cadets

Kids Area Helpers - (see Ylonda Dickerson, Kids Area Chair, for direction)

Work in kids area to do face painting, setting up and monitoring children's games, crafts etc.

10/16/2021 (Sat) MORNING SHIFT Childrens Area 
9:00am - 1:00pm (5)  
3 of 5 slots filled
Ronald Coleman (3)
SMHS JROTC Cadets
AFTERNOON SHIFT Children's area 
1:00pm - 4:00pm (5)  
3 of 5 slots filled
Ronald Coleman (3)
SMHS JROTC Cadets

Media

To assist dignitaries /media

10/16/2021 (Sat) Assist Ms. Jo Cato - Marketing Coordinator 
10:00am - 6:00pm (8)  
1 of 8 slots filled
John Apodaca
I would like to volunteer

Host/Greeters

Greet and seat our guests. Thank them for their service. Pick up trash around the food area. Clear tables and wipe tables clean for next guest. Stand-by and stay busy near the food tent. Trade off with others for short 15 minute breaks as needed.

10/16/2021 (Sat) Food Tent 
11:00am - 4:00pm (10)  

Food Servers

Persons will be responsible for serving food to attendees. Lend assistance to the food provider as requested such as working at the food preparation table to wrap burgers. Keep the food line supplied with food.

10/16/2021 (Sat) Food Serving Area 
11:00am - 4:00pm (20)  

Water booth monitors - SOUTH (near the stage)

Pass out water

10/16/2021 (Sat) MORNING SHIFT - meet at South Water Booth 
7:00am - 12:00pm (3)  
AFTERNOON SHIFT - meet at South Water Booth 
12:00pm - 5:00pm (3)  

Water booth monitors NORTH (near food area)

Pass out water

10/16/2021 (Sat) MORNING SHIFT - meet at North Water Booth 
7:00am - 12:00pm (3)  
AFTERNOON SHIFT - meet at North Water Booth 
12:00pm - 5:00pm (3)  

Leaders (Event Evaluators)

In an effort to continuously improve this event, please circulate throughout the event and take notes for the committee. Report what we are doing right and wrong. Interview guests for their opinions. Talk to performers, vendors, vets, & 1st responders.

10/16/2021 (Sat) CRAIG PARK - Meet with Jo Cato (Marketing) 
11:00am - 4:00pm (6)  
2 of 6 slots filled
Ronald Coleman
Lt Col Coleman
Janet Calliham

All Day TRASH PICKUP and Replenish Water

Manage trash pickup and replenish water to water booths

10/16/2021 (Sat) Vendor Area 
7:00am - 5:00pm (2)  
All slots filled
Madison Bahel (2)

Volunteer Group Leader

Lead volunteers. Keep volunteers in "volunteer" tent. Assign volunteers to various tasks as needed. Volunteers are to return to "Volunteer" tent when various tasks are completed so they can be reassigned. We don't want volunteers wondering.

10/16/2021 (Sat) CRAIG PARK 
8:00am - 5:00pm (3)  
1 of 3 slots filled
BARBARA HAYNES WARREN
Will make sure everyone is comfortable with what area they are in

Children Handler - Help Children Pet The Horse

Help children stay safe around the horse. Assist Ms. Sydney Knott, of Horses4Heros with managing "Cheyenne" a full size very gentle horse attraction. Handout flyers and coupons. No rides - just petting. To be located near the childrens area.

10/16/2021 (Sat) MORNING SHIFT - Horse area 
10:00am - 1:00pm (3)  
All slots filled
Ronald Coleman (3)
SMHS JROTC Cadets
AFTERNOON SHIFT - Horse Area 
1:00pm - 4:00pm (3)  
All slots filled
Ronald Coleman (3)
SMHS JROTC Cadets

Rent box truck at U-Haul for pickup and/or storage and transport. Take water to the park and unload in designated water areas.

Truck will be needed to pick up pallets of water at Trader Joes and Albertsons

10/15/2021 (Fri) Craig Ranch Park (NE side) 
1:00pm - 9:00pm (2)  
1 of 2 slots filled
Adam Steward

Need 5 strong people to meet the U-Haul truck at the park and unload cases of water.

Unload donated cases of water from stores at the park in designated areas or leave secured in rental truck at park overnight and unload in the morning of the 16th.

10/15/2021 (Fri) Craig Ranch Park (NE side) 
4:00pm - 9:00pm (6)  

Flag Manager (see Sy Nielson of the Sun City Aliante Veterans Club for additional instruction)

Pickup/return and setup/tear-down service branch flags (Army, Air Force, Navy, Marines, Space Force and Coast Guard) from the Sun City Aliante Veterans Club. Cherchio's have rods, wire and pounders. Use wire to attach flags.

10/16/2021 (Sat) Craig Ranch Park (NE Side) 
9:00am - 5:00pm (2)  

Assistant to Opening Ceremony Chair, Sy Nielson (of the Sun City Aliante Veterans Club)

Stand-by Sy Nielson. He will tell you what he needs.

10/16/2021 (Sat) Stage Area 
7:00am - 11:00am   
Kristina Arcos
Daughter is Miss Nevada Role Model, 10 years old would love to be part of the opening ceremony. She can sing, dance, and read. I will also be there

Food Line Manager - There will be two of you. Work together. Give each other breaks.

Make sure people have wrist bands. If the food line gets too long, make two lines. Keep the people moving so they can sit down and eat without being in the sun too long. Have the food servers excort veterans to a table and get their food for them.

10/16/2021 (Sat) Food Serving Area 
11:00am - 5:00pm (2)  
1 of 2 slots filled
BARBARA HAYNES WARREN
I would like to take the lead in making sure everyone in line have a great time

Clean-up at the end of the day. This is very important.

Pick-up trash, fold and stack chairs and tables and general clean-up/put away. Turn all "lost and found" items to Gloria Cherchio or Laura Coleman.

10/16/2021 (Sat) Vendor and Food Areas 
4:00pm - 9:00pm (20)  
2 of 20 slots filled
BARBARA HAYNES WARREN
I will assist wherever needed
Janet Calliham
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