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Freedom Fest Still Needs Volunteers

Freedom Fest bands 2013Organizers of Freedom Fest in Russell, which happens in less than two weeks, are still looking for volunteers to help make the large event successful.

There will be a volunteer meeting on Tuesday, June 25 at 7 PM at the tan-colored shop across the street and diagonal from the Russell Food Pantry and another volunteer meeting on Tuesday, July 2 also at 7 PM at LaSada Sporting Clays. Please attend if you are able and willing, as organizers are trying to polish up the final touches with the event and are still in need of volunteers.

Here are the specific things they still need help with:

July 4th-

  • VIP Concert & GA parking from 3 to 6 PM (Check for VIP tag, point in right direction, guide cars to park in an orderly fashion).
  • VIP Concert & GA parking from 6 to 9 PM (Check for VIP tag, point in right direction, guide cars to park in an orderly fashion).
  • Cleanup Crew after concert from 10:30 PM to 12 AM (Stack chairs, pick up trash, pick up cans, move banners to arena area).
  • Dirty Dynamite Dash from 8 to 11:30 AM.
  • Security for the Concert/Beer Garden (if needed) from 5 PM to 12 AM.
  • Beer Garden from 3 to 7 PM (sell beer tickets, give bracelets, card, serve cans of beer, ice beer, restock, clean-up).
  • Beer Garden from 6:30 to 9:30 PM (sell beer tickets, give bracelets, card, serve cans of beer, ice beer, restock, clean-up).
  • Beer Garden from 9 PM to 12 AM (sell beer tickets, give bracelets, card, serve cans of beer, ice beer, restock, clean-up).

July 5th-

  • Oil Field Olympics 12 to 5 PM.
  • Beer Garden from 2:30 to 6 PM (sell beer tickets, give bracelets, card, serve cans of beer, ice beer, restock, clean-up).
  • Beer Garden from 5:30 to 9 PM (sell beer tickets, give bracelets, card, serve cans of beer, ice beer, restock, clean-up).
  • Beer Garden from 8:30 PM to 12 AM (sell beer tickets, give bracelets, card, serve cans of beer, ice beer, restock, clean-up).

July 6th-

  • Parade Line-Up 9 to 10 AM (Hand out numbers, collect parade entry forms, tell where to line-up, direct when to pull on to Main St.).
  • Post Parade Float parting at Fairgrounds 10 AM to 12 PM (Park floats and exhibits in organized fashion to pack as many floats into fairgrounds area so public can walk around and view).
  • Beer Garden 12:30 to 4:30 PM (sell beer tickets, give bracelets, card, serve cans of beer, ice beer, restock, clean-up).
  • Beer Garden 4:30 to 8:30 PM (sell beer tickets, give bracelets, card, serve cans of beer, ice beer, restock, clean-up).
  • Beer Garden 8:30 PM to 12 AM (sell beer tickets, give bracelets, card, serve cans of beer, ice beer, restock, clean-up).
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