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2017 Tribute on the Grand Volunteer Registration

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Ah-Nab-Awen Park

220 Front Avenue Northwest

Grand Rapids, MI 49504

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Founders is partnering with FOX17 to host “Tribute on the Grand”, a fundraising event in support of Grand Rapids Whitewater. The event, which takes place on August 19, 2017 at Ah-Nab-Awen Park in downtown Grand Rapids is expected to draw 6,000 people to the river.

This community event, which is free to the public, will feature plenty of Founders beer along with local bands and national tribute bands. “Tribute on the Grand” will also feature a one-of-a-kind beer dinner on the Blue Bridge overlooking the Grand River and food trucks and family games on the Gilett Bridge.

Grand Rapids Whitewater is a group of; individuals, rowing and paddling clubs, anglers and businesses dedicated to helping Green Grand Rapids achieve the dream of putting the namesake rapids back in the Grand River for everyone’s enjoyment. Their goal is to partner with the city to create a safer, more exciting river experience for everyone.

We Need Your Help!

We are looking for 80-100 dedicated volunteers to help us pull off this huge celebration. Each volunteer will recieve:

  • 1 Beer ticket per shift
  • 1 Meal will be provided per 2 shifts worked (Lunch & Dinner)
  • Awesome t-shirt!

The following jobs and time slots are avaiable on August 19, 2017:

  • Set-up/ Tear-down
  • Beer Pourers/Tent
  • Token/Ticket Booth
  • Check-in for Beer Dinner
  • Hospitality
  • Stage
  • Runners/Relief

Click the green REGISTER button in the upper right hand corner to sign up for the times/jobs you are avaiable to volunteer. Don't forget to bring a friend too! (As long as they register!)

Other important information:

  • Must be 21+ to volunteer
  • Volunteer Meeting: Anyone who wants to volunteer must attend a mandatory volunteer training meeting at a date yet to be determined. This is where we will go over volunteer expectations, event information, job descriptions, etc.
  • Volunteering is a commitment
  • Requests from volunteers regarding duty assignments and/or being paired with a friend will be honored whenever possible, but cannot be guaranteed.

What types of tasks will a volunteer perform during Tribute on the Grand?

  • Putting wristbands on attendees
  • Handing out handbills to attendees
  • Answering attendee’s questions
  • Directing attendees to key locations (toilets, ticket tents, beer tents)
  • Pouring and/or Serving Beer
  • Collecting trash/empty beer cups and assisting with waste management
  • Assisting with delivery of ice and n/a beverages throughout
  • Cleaning up the park following the event

Things for volunteers to keep in mind:

  • You are representing Founders, Grand Rapids Whitewater, and the other sponsors of this event so you must be sure to remain friendly and positive even in potentially difficult situations.
  • Only registered Volunteers & Staff will be permitted inside the volunteer tent that day.
  • Have fun!

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220 Front Avenue Northwest

Grand Rapids, MI 49504

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