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Volunteer Sign-up - 2017 Wilton Manors Stonewall Pride Parade & Festival

Wilton Manors Entertainment Group, Inc. (WMEG)
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Jun 17 4:30AM - 3:00AM

Wilton Manors signature event, theWilton ManorsStonewallParade&Festival: Greater Ft Lauderdale's Largest LGBT Event, will be held on Saturday, June 17, 2017.

The Marketplace and festival will open at 3:00 pm, with a parade starting at 4:00 pm on Wilton Drive. There will be entertainment on stages throughout the day.

This is a community-wide event that draws a diverse crowd of approximately 30,000individuals and families each year, states Gary Resnick, Mayor of Wilton Manors. Theparade, street vendors, and live performances really offer something for everyone and weare just so thrilled to be hosting this celebration for the 19th consecutive year.

The festival is held in honor of the Stonewall riots. Tired of harassment from the NewYork Police Department, the citys gay community staged a series of violentdemonstrations on June 27, 1969. Each year, gay communities across the country holdevents to honor the Stonewall riots,which was the beginning of the gay rights movement in the United States.

WE NEED DEPENDABLE VOLUNTEERS

Sections:

Volunteer - Vendor Set-up (Morning)

Volunteer - Vendor Customer Service

Volunteer - General Help

Volunteer - Command Center

Volunteer - Parade Set-up & Execution

Volunteer - Post Parade

Volunteer - Economic Impact Data Sampling

Volunteer - Beer Service- Experience Required!

Stonewall Volunteers will be provided a volunteer shirt and will work at least one shift, although more shifts are encouraged & appreciated.

Food and beverages will be provided for volunteers at the Command Center for our volunteers throughout the day and evening.

VOLUNTEER PARKING:

FREE PARKINGNE 23RD DR & NE 11TH AVE VACANT LOT BEHIND RUMORS

FREE PARKING AT THE PRIDE CENTER.

PAID PARKING $20 PARKING AT THE AQUATIC CENTER ACROSS THE STREET FROM FT LAUDERDALE HIGH SCHOOL.


Thank you,

George Medeiros

VP of Operations

(754) 200-2979 Ext 602

vpo@wmeg.org

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