FOW behind the scenes, Hire an apprentice (2015)

Late May/Early JUNE UpdateS

  • Accessibility usher positions have been added to each performance on Tuesday, Friday and Saturday.  There are also other openings. Sign up using Volunteer Local
  • Front of House training is June 11 at 2:00 and June 18 at 7 pm. The specific location and other information TBA.
  • Callithump Quilt Raffle tickets are ready. FOW who would like to help by selling tickets may pick them up in the downtown GRSF Box Office.
  • Watch for upcoming information regarding a GRSF float in the. Steamboat Days Parade. We’ll be looking for walkers!”

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Behind the Scenes: FOW provide Company & FESTIVAL Support

maggie PeteTeam Chariot team members brought company members to Winona from area airports in early May. Early Housing team members hosted 35 GRSF company members who stayed in family homes before they moved into the WSU’s East Lake apartments. Move in/Move team members assisted with moving bins of apartment supplies from the Johnson St. warehouse to the East Lake. Photos: Maggie Lambert and other FOW helped Company Manager Pete Suardi inventory and pack bins of kitchen necessities for company apartments. Kudos and Thank You to FOW and Exchange Club members who helped with a bulk mailing project.  The volunteer hours saved GRSF $700.00!

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Volunteer OPPOrtunity updates

Hire an Apprentice GRSF Apprentice company members are once again available to help you with house and yard projects.  Apprentices are generally available on Mondays. The suggested pay is $15.00 per hour.  If you would like to support these hard working college and university students please complete this Google Form.   Please send any questions or concerns to Stephen Miranda, Assistant to Artistic Director.  2014 Apprentice Company members, Caroline Amos and Silas Sellnow, are acting interns this summer. Caroline will play the title role in Rome and Juliet; Silas will play Paris. Photos: 2014 Apprentice Company Production, Troilus and Cressida

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Help a lucky person win the Callithump quilt quilt_2015Each season the quilt designed and created by Friends of Will contributes to GRSF fund-raising initiatives. FOW can help with this fundraiser by helping  promote the quilt and selling  raffle tickets before each performance and during intermission in the theatre lobby! Selling tickets is an easy and a fun way to interact with theater patrons. Information about the design process, the fabrics, and quilt completion will be available to help you. Sign up with Volunteer Local.  Other Front of House positions are still open.

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Tech Week Hospitality There have been some meal schedule changes for June Tech week.  The new schedule and sponsoring groups: 6/14 Sunday evening (FOW pasta bar) 6/16 Tuesday evening (FOW Taco Bar) 6/17 Wednesday noon (Early Birds) ~ 6/17 Wednesday Evening (FOW potluck) 6/19 Friday evening (Carpe Diem) 6/20 Saturday noon (FOW Salad bar)~ 6/20 Saturday evening (FOW potluck) 6/21 Sunday evening (FOW Salad bar) 6/23 Tuesday evening (Exchange Club) 6/28 Sunday evening (FOW potluck) 6/30 Tuesday evening (Rotary) Check your email for revised sign up Doodles! Anyone who already signed up and affected by the change will be contacted individually.  If you would like to help and have not yet volunteered or been contacted, please contact Hospitality team chair, Jean Hayes jean1948@hbci.com. Reminder: Hospitality Training is June 9!

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2015 Friends of Will Steering Committee

SC_15 Front: Karin Worthley, Dee Cipov, Mary Alice Anderson, Terry Hawkings.  Back: Jim Worthley, Jean Hayes, Blandine Berthelot, Marsha Yancy, Judy Rusert, Jim Nelson. Not pictured, Tom Hoffman, Tracy Morgan, SherriLu Pappas

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