Family Foundation Fund

2019 5k & Family Games @ Fontanel

We need YOU! We are forever grateful for the many volunteers who help us fulfill our mission! Your time as a volunteer helps us raise support for at-risk young men whose fathers are absent from their lives!

Please sign up to join us on Saturday morning, June 15, 2019 – Father’s Day weekend – to lend a hand at Nashville’s BEST action-packed, half-day, family-friendly event held annually on the beautiful grounds of the Fontanel Mansion.

Saturday, June 15 at 7AM - 12 PM
The Fontanel
4125 Whites Creek Pike, Nashville, Tennessee 37189
5k Run--http://runfontanel.com/   &   Family Games--http://playfontanel.com

Please note that many volunteer slots are for brief periods of time, and volunteering for more than one slot is possible (and greatly appreciated)! All volunteers for Event Day need to check in at the Information/Volunteer Tent upon arrival to receive final instructions and directions.

You don't want to miss this awesome event! Grab your family and friends and come out to a day of fun and fellowship for an amazing cause!

Created by:   Israel Kirk
 
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Date (mm/dd/yyyy) Time (CDT) Available Slot
06/14/2019 (Fri.) 11:00am - 1:00pm  

Packet Pick-up #1 (5)

This occurs in two sessions on Friday, 6/15, at the Cookery--1827 12th Ave S, Nashville, TN 37203.

 
4 of 5 slots filled
Juli Liske
Jim Higgins
Held at the Cookery; 1827 12th Ave S, Nashville, TN 37203
Will Rivers
Patti Fite
AGAPE Nashville
12:00pm - 6:00pm  

Set-up Crew--Day Before (10)

Be at Fontanel to help set up tents, tables, and other items that can be set up prior

 
2 of 10 slots filled
Gordon Liske
Obed Kirk
4:00pm - 6:00pm  

Packet Pick-Up #2 (5)

This occurs in two sessions on Friday, 6/15, at the Cookery--1827 12th Ave S, Nashville, TN 37203.

 
2 of 5 slots filled
Jim Higgins
Held at the Cookery; 1827 12th Ave S, Nashville, TN 37203
Will Rivers
06/15/2019 (Sat.) 4:15am  

Preregistration (7)

You will be checking in people who registered in advance but couldn't attend Packet Pick-up, and giving them their bib/tshirt

 
All slots filled
Will Rivers
Carly Berthgold
Michelle Coker
Chloe Tywater
Micah Spence
Aaron Renton
Bob Sircy

Race Day/Walk-Up Registration (3)

You will be registering people who arrive that day and haven't yet paid or been assigned a bib yet

 
All slots filled
Doris Cal
Will Rivers
Michaela Kirk

Set up Crew--Morning of Event (10)

Set up all other areas. More details to follow

 
9 of 10 slots filled
Maurice Cole
Gordon Liske
Obed Kirk
billy hummer
corey smith
Andrew Jacobson (2)
Dennis Spence
Whit Klemme
I will have my 8 and 11 year old to help as well
5:00am  

Information Booth/Volunteer Check-in (4)

Set up and available to help direct folks with questions and check-in volunteers. All course monitors must be given the cell number of our First Aid volunteer so we can respond in event of emergency on the trail.

 
All slots filled
Juli Liske
James Boyd
Kathleen Boyd
Dale Cal

Parking Attendants (4)

You will be directing folks in where to park as they arrive

 
3 of 4 slots filled
carter a gold
Tod Shuttleworth
TOD IS PARKING CAPTAIN
Brian Howald

Photography (3)

Capture the festivities of the day, and upload for access by Family Foundation Fund after the event

 
All slots filled
Kevin Schmidt
Madison Bumpus
Nikon Photography- Madison Bumpus
Nicole Vaughn
PHOTOBOOTH--will set up under Main Tent near DJ and Stage

Security Officers (2)

 
All slots filled
Christopher Custer
Be there at 6
carter a gold

T-Shirt Table (at Registration) (4)

You will be located between Race DayRegistration and Preregistration to hand out shirts to the volunteers as they check folks in/register them

 
All slots filled
Angela Thompson
Teresa Banks
Ira Beasley
Carol Howald
5:15am  

Food Assistants (3)

These folks will support Margie/Cleveland in setting up, arranging, and replenishing the refreshments--keeping everything neat and organized

 
All slots filled
Tara Tillmam
Karen Pirtle
Milton Pirtle
5:30am  

Entrance Greeter (2)

Stationed at the entrance by 5:30am to welcome folks, point them in correct direction for parking, and answer basic questions

 

Hot Air Balloon Assistants (2)

This role will include helping guests complete their waiver to go up in the balloon, and managing the line. We will leave operation of the balloon itself to our pros ;-)

 

Race Timer Support (2)

You will help the Timing Company in setting up the Start Line as well as breaking down Finish Line. Need to arrive at Start Line by 5:45am

 
1 of 2 slots filled
Gordon Liske
Steve specifically asked for you
6:00am  

Assistant to Games Captain

You will be stationed under the Game Central Tent and support Nick, our Games Captain, where ever needed and helping scoring teams at the end

 

Course Monitors (12)

Gordon Liske is Captain of Course Monitors on Event Day: Monitors must arrive by 6am, and are stationed along course anywhere there is a turn, area of confusion, or upcoming muddy area and to cheer runners. THIS IS AN IMPORTANT HALLMARK OF OUR RACE

 
9 of 12 slots filled
Gordon Liske
Maurice Cole
David Jennings
Dan Cleary
Kristi Cleary
Brandon Everitt
greg weldon
Joe Laberge
billy hummer

FFF Display Table (2)

You will stand post at the FFF information table, engage participants. Must be knowledgable about FFF programs

 

First Aid Tent (2)

You will be manning a table with insect repellent, bandaids, ointment, ice packs, blood pressure cuff and other simple First Aid essentials

 
1 of 2 slots filled
Michael Gerlach

Fun Zone Monitors (4)

We will have a few non-competitive inflatables/games for noncompetitive leisure, and need 1-2 monitors for each game to ensure number of folks in inflatables are used within regulation capacity; manage lines; and just generally keep eye out for safety

 
2 of 4 slots filled
carter a gold
Stephanie Rankin

Musicans for the course (9)

A signature of this event is having individual musicians along the course to help provide unique ambience. Any instrument is fine as long as it does not require power and is portable :)

 
8 of 9 slots filled
Merrill Miller
guitar & vocals
Tito Walker
percussion
Daniel Backe
saxophone
Rowan Pfeifer
guitar
Sam Hayes
guitar
Justin Sam's Friend
Coreen Ransom
Steel Pan
Fredrick Weathersby
Trumpet with Tito Walker percussion

Trail Water Stations (6)

There are two water stations on the course; three people are needed at each to maintain work flow. Need to arrive no later than 6am to be able to get to your assigned location on trail.

 
All slots filled
carter a gold
Kelli Dowd
Chelsea Tanner
myron brown
isiah tatum
glenn mackey
6:30am  

Awards Assistants (4)

Award set up: At 6:30am, begin setting out awards/prizes and trophies on display under Big Tent at the Awards table, and support during the Awards program. This role finished at 8:45am.

 
1 of 4 slots filled
gary thompson

Corral Controllers (8)

This is a short 20 minute job. Be at the start line no later than 6:30am. You will be in teams of two and hold one end of the rope to "corral" your group. As one group takes off you will "walk your group" forward.

 
7 of 8 slots filled
Dennis Spence
Bijon Jones
James Richfield
Madison
James Richfield GF
Shanna Douglas
Miriam Kirk
Brittni Boyer

Finish Line Support (6)

Offer each person that crosses the finish line a bottle of water and a HUGE SMILE/HIGH FIVE and encouragement as runners cross the finish line. Runners start crossing finish around 7:13am. Make sure you have lots of water on hand.

 
4 of 6 slots filled
carter a gold
Kelli Dowd
Chelsea Tanner
Stephanie Rankin

Gamer Manager--Connect 4 Hoops

 
Bijon Jones

Games Assistant Battlezone (2)

 

Games Assistant Dodgeball (2)

 
1 of 2 slots filled
Brittni Boyer

Games Assistant Field Goal Challenge (2)

 

Games Assistant Sack Races (2)

 
1 of 2 slots filled
carter a gold

Games Assistant--Connect 4 Hoops

 
Miriam Kirk

Games Assistant--Lumber Jack Toss (2)

 
1 of 2 slots filled
James Richfield Girlfriend

Games Field Water Stations (4)

There are 4 water stations on the Games field; one person is needed at each to stock the water coolers

 

Games Manager--Battle Zone

Direct teams as they cycle through, and provid score. Description--Inflatable Game,the team with the most number of successful knockouts during the designated time wins the game.:

 
Obed Kirk

Games Manager--Dodgeball

Direct teams as they cycle through, and provide score. Description: Played like standard Dodgeball

 

Games Manager--Field Goal Challenge

 

Games Manager--Half-Century Egg Relay

Direct teams as they cycle through and provide rules prior and score afterward. This is for adults over age 50.

 

Games Manager--Lumber Jack Toss

 
James Richfield

Games Manager--Obstacle Course

Direct teams as they cycle through and provide rules prior and score afterward.

 
Brandon Everitt

Games Manager--Sack Race

Direct teams as they cycle through and provide rules prior and score afterward.

 
carter a gold

Games Manager--Scavenger Hunt

Direct teams as they cycle through and provide rules prior and score afterward.

 

Games Manager--Soccer Darts

 
Isaac Kirk

Games Manager--Tug of War

Direct teams as they cycle through and provide rules prior and score afterward.

 

Geames Assistant--Soccer Darts (2)

 
1 of 2 slots filled
Shanna Douglas
7:30am  

Clean-up (15)

Assist in the breakdown, loading of items, and clean up at close of event. Once race is finished and Games begin, volunteers can begin picking up trash, clean up of the race course by collecting/loading signage, water stations, etc..

 
6 of 15 slots filled
Juli Liske
Gordon Liske
carter a gold
Will Rivers
Bijon Jones
Mark McFerran


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