Shoot For Fun volunteers

2019 Shoot for Fun


21st Annual Shoot for Fun - Volunteer Sign Up

Thank you for signing up to volunteer at the Shoot for Fun!

Event description: This day of outdoor fun is an important fundraising event for Courage Kenny Northland adaptive sports and recreation programs that promote an active lifestyle, overall health, and independence for youth an adults with disabilities. Shoot For Fun is the largest shoot event in Minnesota, drawing over 450 hunting and sporting clay enthusiasts from across Minnesota and Wisconsin. Over 100 volunteers make the Shoot for Fun possible. Volunteers help set up the event, run sporting clay stations/games, sell tickets, and run the prize game tents. Shooting experience is not necessary, minimum age to volunteer is 16 years. Volunteers receive training, an event t-shirt, lunch and dinner! 

See what your volunteering supports! Watch our Courage Kenny Sports and Recreation video here


Volunteer Dates/Location:

Friday, September 6, 2019:  Set-Up (2:00-5:30 pm) and New Volunteer Orientation/Dinner (5:30pm)
Saturday, September 7, 2019 Shoot for Fun Event (8:00 am - 5:00 pm) and Take-Down (4-7pm)

Location: Old Vermilion Trail Hunting Preserve, 6980 Old Vermilion Trail, Duluth, MN 55803


Instructions for signing up to volunteer:

  • NEW VOLUNTEERS: All new volunteers are required to attend orientation on Friday, Sept. 6 at 5:30 pm (dinner provided). Please be sure to sign-up for Friday orientation using this same form. No experience needed, must be 16 years of age or older.
  • RETURNING VOLUNTEERS are encouraged to attend Friday orientation, but it’s not required. If you can attend, please sign-up for Friday orientation using this same form.
  • SET UP and TAKE DOWN: if you can help with Friday set-up or Saturday take-down, please sign up using this form. This is a big event and we appreciate all the help we can get, thanks for considering!
  • Come early and stay for the entire day! When you’re not 'on duty' you can enjoy the event's activities.  
  • You are welcome and encouraged to sign up for multiple time slots – there will be plenty of opportunities to take breaks.
  • If you are signing up for more than one person, please indicate how many are in your group and include names, if possible.
  • Great group opportunity! If you know sport teams, churches, clubs, or businesses looking for group volunteer activities, please contact me directly.

Questions? Please call or email Beth Albrecht at 218-726-4834 or [email protected]

Thank you for supporting adaptive sports & recreation in the Northland!

Created by:   Beth Albrecht
 
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Available Slot Date (mm/dd/yyyy) Location Time (CDT)

Friday Set Up: Tents, Tables & Chairs

Help set up tents, tables, chairs, etc. Unload supplies from trucks and carry into tents. Free workout while volunteering = win-win!

09/06/2019 (Fri) Old Vermilion Shooting Preserve 
2:00pm - 5:30pm (10)  
7 of 10 slots filled
Richard L. Haney
John Lindgren
Cody Morrow
Sam Aamodt
Dave Sheedy
Bill Burke
Stephen Bariteau

Friday Set-Up: Banners & Signs

Help hang banners & signs throughout the event grounds. Tools provided!

09/06/2019 (Fri) Old Vermilion Shooting Preserve 
2:00pm - 5:30pm (8)  
7 of 8 slots filled
Richard L. Haney
Cody Morrow
Amanda Holman
Megan Welty
Sue Bussa
Brianna Jordan (2)
& Brad

Friday Set-Up: Parking

Help set up parking lot perimeter, pound rebar, attach caution tape, etc.

09/06/2019 (Fri) Old Vermilion Shooting Preserve 
2:00pm - 5:30pm (4)  
3 of 4 slots filled
tony garay
Tara Gorman
Jim Barott

Friday Set-Up: Food Tent

Help set up the food tent with supplies, etc.

09/06/2019 (Fri) Old Vermilion Shooting Preserve 
2:00pm - 5:30pm (4)  
All slots filled
Richard L. Haney
Ceci Lundquist
Deone Lundquist
Barbara Burke

Friday Dinner

Provide and serve dinner to volunteers on the day of set up

09/06/2019 (Fri)  
3:30pm - 7:30pm   
Waters of Life Church

Friday Volunteer Orientation

Required for all new volunteers. Returning volunteers are encouraged to attend to help train in new volunteers and also help with set up. Dinner is provided! Volunteer orientation is NOT required for volunteers who are ONLY doing set up/take down duties

09/06/2019 (Fri) Retreat/Main Lodge 
5:30pm - 7:00pm   
20 slots filled - more available
John Lindgren
Christy Urick
Tanner Kramp
Ashley Emery
Samantha Hughes
Rob Roningen
Paul Graber
Sue Graber
Meerim Miland
Tara Gorman
Barbara Burke (2)
and Bill Burke
Sue Bussa
Molly Glibbery
Chad Pearson (2)
Chad and Dave Pearson
tony garay
Jim Barott
Jean Welle
Gayle Taylor

Parking - SHIFT 1

Greet and direct shooters, sponsors and volunteers to the designated parking areas. Work as a team to keep parking process organized and safe.

09/07/2019 (Sat) Parking Lot 
6:30am - 11:30am (4)  
All slots filled
tony garay
eric kangas
Bill Angst
Lisa Lauzon

Parking - SHIFT 2

Take down parking lot stakes and markers.

09/07/2019 (Sat) Parking Lot 
11:30am - 4:00pm (3)  
All slots filled
Dave Sheedy
Bill Angst
Mark Hanna

Saturday: Volunteer Registration

Greet volunteers, check them in and direct them to their volunteer position. During down times, assist in other areas of event where needed.

09/07/2019 (Sat) Volunteer Check-In Table 
6:30am - 12:30pm (3)  
All slots filled
Beth Albrecht
Melissa Toso
Beka Bickel

Sporting Clay Station Assistant

Be a part of the main event! No shooting experience needed, it's fun and easy to learn. Operate clay pigeon pull, keep score, chat with shooters. New volunteers attend Friday orientation. Must be able to sit outside all day. Pleny of breaks are provided!

09/07/2019 (Sat) Northeast and Northwest Courses 
8:00am - 4:00pm (18)  
All slots filled
Julie Knuckey
plus Amanda Knuckey, Matt Popp
John Lindgren
Dan Schlichting
mike ellis
Donald & Lana Salmonson
(AM), Jean Welle (PM)
Eric Peterson
Paul Graber
Jim Couture
Isabel Huizenga
Chad Pearson
Chad and Dave Pearson
Jim Barott
Steve Teske
Mark Gray
Jayne Petrich
Michael Albrecht
Katie Pollard
leave 2:00pm
UMD Rod & Gun Club (2)

Prize & Game Tent - SHIFT 1

Run the prize and game boards, sell tickets, encourage participation. You will be inside the tent, seated at a table. Sign up for one or more shifts! Minimum age 18.

09/07/2019 (Sat) Prize/Game tent 
7:30am - 1:00pm (18)  
All slots filled
Renée Nelson (3)
Lorelyn and abby
Emily Wilkie
Emily Wilkie
Chase Davies
Chase Davies
Linda Couture
Dorothy Knuckey (2)
and Jim Knuckey
Kara Mehrman (2)
Kristi Mehrman & Kara Mehrman
Molly Glibbery
Rene Cepeda (2)
and husband
Michael Jackson (2)
and Mary Jackson
Gayle Taylor (3)
Gayle (XL), Ron (L), Ronnie (XXL), & Bobbie Jo Taylor (XXL)

Prize & Game Tent - SHIFT 2

Run the prize and game boards, sell tickets. You will be inside the tent, seated at a table. Help close out the games, and assist winners with prize pick up. Minimum age 18.

09/07/2019 (Sat) Prize/Game tent 
1:00pm - 6:00pm (18)  
16 of 18 slots filled
Paula Castleman
Meerim Miland
Linda Couture
Dorothy Knuckey (2)
and Jim Knuckey
Barbara Burke
Lisa Sward (2)
& Vicki Sward
Kitty Mayo (2)
and Bill Mayo
Molly Glibbery
Rene Cepeda (2)
and husband
Michael Jackson (2)
and Mary Jackson
Kathryn Djakovic

Carrier Pigeon (Floater) - All Around Volunteer

All around help! Using a golf cart, relieve shooting station volunteers, deliver lunches, maintain grounds, and assist in games tent at peak times. Attendance at the orientation Friday night is required for new volunteers.

09/07/2019 (Sat) Northeast and Northwest Courses 
8:00am - 4:00pm (7)  
All slots filled
Tanner Kramp
Ashley Emery
Samantha Hughes
Megan Mcmahon
Meerim Miland
Perry Ludwig
Tom Knuckey

Shooting Games & Raffle Ticket Sales

Sell raffle tickets and tickets to the shooting games. Sales from tickets helps raise money to support Courage Kenny Northland adaptive Sports & Recreation programs.

09/07/2019 (Sat) Ticket Sales Tent 
7:30am - 4:30pm (6)  
All slots filled
Sue Graber
Zach Knuckey
Eileen Jubera
@ 10:30
Barb Schlicting
Brianna Jordan (2)
& Brad (8-10:30)

Shooting Games - Wobble Station

Greet shooters, run station and keep score

09/07/2019 (Sat) Shooting Games Area 
8:00am - 12:00pm (3)  
2 of 3 slots filled
UMD Rod & Gun Club (2)
12:00pm - 4:00pm (3)  
2 of 3 slots filled
UMD Rod & Gun Club (2)

Shooting Games - Trap Station

Greet shooters, run station and keep score

09/07/2019 (Sat) Shooting Games Area 
8:00am - 12:00pm (3)  
2 of 3 slots filled
Greg Jeanette
UMD Rod & Gun Club
12:00pm - 4:00pm (3)  
2 of 3 slots filled
Greg Jeanette
UMD Rod & Gun Club

Shooting Games - 5 stand station

Greet shooters, run station and keep score

09/07/2019 (Sat) Shooting Games Area 
8:00am - 12:00pm (6)  
4 of 6 slots filled
Scott Nuestal
Bob Mehrman
Rob Ronigen
Ryan Trench
12:00pm - 4:00pm (6)  
4 of 6 slots filled
Scott Nuestal
Bob Mehrman
Rob Ronigen
Ryan Trench

Shooting Games - Flurries Station

Greet shooters, run station, and keep score

09/07/2019 (Sat) Shooting Games Area 
8:00am - 12:00pm (6)  
All slots filled
Nicolle Brown (6)
Brenda Kangas, Kristina Kangas, Nikki Kangas
12:00pm - 4:00pm (6)  
All slots filled
Nicole Brown (6)
Brenda Kangas, Kristina Kangas, Nikki Kangas

Shooting Games Announcers

Announce updates to the shooting games area. Announce who is "on deck" to play the games and help to coordinate shooters playing the games

09/07/2019 (Sat) Games Area 
7:30am - 4:30pm (3)  
All slots filled
Mary Lou Donovan
Tara Gorman
Megan Welty

Food Tent Managers

Food Tent helpers - help keep the delicious food coming! Make bellies happy throughout the day's festivities. Restock supplies, prepare box lunches for shooting station volunteers, etc.

09/07/2019 (Sat) The food Tent 
6:30am - 6:30pm (6)  
All slots filled
Sue Bussa
Lisa Lauzon
Dick Fichtner (4)
Katie, Derek, Brandon, Ian

Volunteer Photographer

Take pictures of shooting teams, and wander the shoot taking fun pictures of the teams, people and events of the day! Photography experience preferred.

09/07/2019 (Sat) Old Vermilion Shooting Preserve 
8:30am - 12:30pm (2)  
1 of 2 slots filled
Christy Urick
12:30pm - 4:30pm (2)  
1 of 2 slots filled
Colleen Olson

Tomahawk Throwing Station

Greet participants, run station, encourage fun competition (this is a free game).

09/07/2019 (Sat) Shooting Games Area 
8:00am - 12:00pm (2)  
All slots filled
Brianna Jordan (2)
& Brad
12:00pm - 4:00pm (2)  

Bartenders

Provide drinks and manage bar area.

09/07/2019 (Sat) The Bar 
12:00pm - 7:00pm (3)  
All slots filled
Summer Harris (3)
plus Jeremy, Connie

Prize/Game Tent Emcee

09/07/2019 (Sat) Prize/Game tent 
7:30am - 1:00pm   
Rollie Sward
1:00pm - 6:00pm   
Rollie Sward

Event Take Down Crew

Your help is greatly appreciated with take-down. Many hands make quick work! Take down signs, banners, tables, chairs, tents, load equipment trucks. Come early to enjoy dinner and the program! Great group volunteer opportunity.

09/07/2019 (Sat) Old Vermilion Shooting Preserve 
4:00pm - 7:00pm (20)  
13 of 20 slots filled
Richard L. Haney
Ashley Emery
Samantha Hughes
Lisa Lauzon
Meerim Miland
Sue Bussa
Jim Barott
Jayne Petrich
Michael Albrecht
Steve Schmidt
Ryan Trench
Brianna Jordan (2)
& Brad


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