Fall Festival Promises Fun for All!

Save the Date: Friday, September 30, 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm


Rain Date: Friday, October 14
Bring your family to school for one of the most exciting Maggie Walker events of the year: The Fifteenth Annual MLWGS FALL FESTIVAL: A GLOBAL CELEBRATION sponsored by our very own PTSA. You are cordially invited for delectable food and treats with an international flair, spectacular music, entertainment, and lots of fun games and crafts while you mingle with old friends and make new ones! Best of all, you’ll be supporting more than 50 clubs and organizations offered at MLWGS!

Why not make your 2011 experience more memorable? Get involved! Contact Jo Anne Kaperick at mwgffvolunteers@aol.com or 323-7448 to find out how you can help with the event. Volunteers are needed for coordination, setup, drink sales, decorations, and cleanup. Don’t forget, we always need volunteers who like to wear tool belts, love to work with power tools, and know how to use them. See below for more information...

Club-Sponsored Tables and Activities: Student organizations may sponsor tables featuring fun and interesting activities or delicious food. To reserve a table and activity, faculty sponsors should complete and return the Fall Festival Participation Form by Friday, September 16. Click here [insert link to PDF form] to download the form, or pick up one from the Fall Festival kiosk in the Bluestone lobby, or download one from the Facebook event page. Forms may be placed in the “Completed Forms” slot in the kiosk, in the Fall Festival Box next to the faculty mailboxes, or email signed forms to Susan Akers at 04akers@comcast.net. Questions about tables or booths? Email Susan or call 360-0243.

Entertainment Acts: The committee is looking for talented musicians and singers, bands, dancers, & comedians to perform during Fall Festival. Sign up on the Fall Festival kiosk in the Bluestone Lobby. Questions? Contact Paige Kerr at gr8eats@verizon.net or call 360-5299.

Fall Festival Volunteer Call Out
Set Up: We are looking for a few good men and women who know how to use power tools. If you fit this description, come out on Friday morning, September 30, to help build the stage for the Fall Festival. Set up is from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. on September 30. We also need volunteers to move heavy objects (generators, full coolers, etc.) and set up tables, chairs, etc. for the club booths.

Drink Sales/Festival Support: We need more than 20 people throughout the event to support drink sales and other festival support. Shifts are available in 11/2 hour time slots from 3:30 until 8:00 p.m.

Take-down: Strong guys are needed to dismantle the stage. You get to use power tools again! Volunteers will also be needed to move tables, take down tents, and generally clean up the area. Take-down will be from 8:00 - 10:00 p.m. This is a great opportunity for kids to get volunteer hours!

Money Counters: Twelve people are needed to count money from booth sales. Hours for this important job will be from 7:30 until about 10:00 p.m.

Security: Men are needed to monitor the cafeteria from 3:30-6:00 p.m. and from 6:00-8:30 p.m. Security will also be needed around the stage from 6:00-9:30 p.m.

If you are available to volunteer for any of these positions or have any questions, please contact Jo Anne Kaperick at mwgffvolunteers@aol.com or 323-7448.