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Volunteer for PROJECT YOLANDA (Haiyan) BENEFIT GALA: previously called MASKARA.

We are looking for event volunteers for PROJECT YOLANDA (Haiyan) BENEFIT GALA of the Philippine American Association of North Carolina.  This event was originally called MASKARA (a masquerade ball), but in response to the recent Typhoon disaster in the Philippines that literally wiped out a number of cities in the Southern Part of the country, we decided to proceed with the event and change our beneficiary for the funds that we will raise to :  TYPHOON YOLANDA RELIEF FUND, which will be directed to families affected by the said typhoon.  See more information on our Facebook Event Page:  https://www.facebook.com/events/447873168612231/

For more information about the Philippine American Association of North Carolina, please visit:   www.paanc.org

If you would like to support this event as a Gala attendee, to buy tickets ($50- for dinner dance), email 2013 Gala co-chair Sol Halliburton at:  [masked]. or purchase your ticket online at www.ProjectYolandaBenefitGala.eventbrite.com.

TO VOLUNTEER, please RSVP on this group page.  This is a Semi-Formal event, so we request all volunteers to come in an all black semi formal attire (but wear comfortable shoes)

We need assistance in the following areas:
Volunteer Check in, Onsite Registration, Greeters, Ushers/Usherettes, Silent Auction, Membership Sign Ups, Raffle ticket sales Powerpoint presentation operator.

CONFIRMED ASSIGNMENTS:

Venue Set Up & Decorations (1-4pm):

(1) Latoya ; (2) Mark; (3) __________

Volunteer Check In / Registration (Pre-registered) (5-10pm):

(1) Deanna

(2) Latresha

(3) Tima

Membership Sign up and Raffle ticket sales (5-10pm) :

(1) Jane     (2) ____________

Greeters (5-10pm):

(1) Elena (2) __________ (3) __________

Dinner Entrance Checker (5-10pm):

(1) Lisa Smith

Ushers/Usherettes (5-10pm):

(1) Jovonna; (2) JD (3) ______________

Photographer (you will use our camera) (5-10pm):  JAY SMITH

Videographer (you will use our camera)(5-10pm): __________________________

Power point presentation operator (5-10pm): DEANNA

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  • Maria H.

    THANK YOU SO MUCH Jay, Elena Muller, Tima, Elena Mugsy, Jacqui, Lisa Smith, Candace, and Jovonna for your help last night. You gave everyone a wonderful experience with your punctuality, professionalism, big hearts and beautiful smiles. The Philippine American Association of NC Board of Directors send their appreciation for your support of this event, to benefit families affected by the recent disaster caused by Typhoon Yolanda-Haiyan in the Philippines.

    I look forward to serving with you all again soon. Please keep in touch as well! Sincerely,
    Maria Soledad Halliburton
    (Nickname: Sol)

    December 1, 2013

  • Jane

    So sorry. We have unexpected company for the holidays. :(

    November 29, 2013

  • Maria H.

    Hi everyone! Our benefit gala event is coming up tomorrow. SET-UP/DECOR Team: Candace & Mark : Pls be at the Sheraton Imperial Hotel (Imperial Ballroom) at 12nn tomorrow., Nov 30.
    Look for me (Sol). My cellphone is 201.779.8060.

    EVENT TEAM: Jovonna, Jacqui D, Lisa S., Jim, Tima, Elena, Latresha, Blaire, Michelle, Deanna, Jane: Please be at the Sheraton Imperial Hotel (Imperial Ballroom) at 5pm (until 10pm at the latest) tomorrow, Nov. 30 for briefing with the association's board members & performers. Attire is semi-formal in Black. Look for me (Sol). My cellphone is 201.779.8060. (Blaire, Michelle, Tima, Jim & Jane - pls send your contact info - Full name, phone and email - to me at [masked] within today.)

    Although most already have pre-assigned tasks, pls be flexible to be re-assigned on a per need basis. We are counting on your help tomorrow. I look forward to meeting you all - See you tomorrow!

    Sincerely, Maria S. Halliburton
    (Nickname: Sol)

    November 29, 2013

  • mark

    I am available for set up in the afternoon.

    November 24, 2013

    • Maria H.

      Pls send your email and phone number to [masked].

      November 29, 2013

    • Maria H.

      hi Mark! We will be setting up at 12nn tomorrow (until 2pm only) NOv 30 at the Sheraton Imperial Hotel in Durham (Imperial Ballroom) - see you there! From Sol Halliburton

      November 29, 2013

  • Tima

    I can help where ever need to.

    November 27, 2013

    • Maria H.

      Hi Tima. Will assign you to registration. Pls send your email and phone number to [masked]. Thanks!

      November 29, 2013

  • Candace

    I would be interested in set-up and decorations

    November 26, 2013

    • Maria H.

      Hi Candace. Pls send your email and phone number to [masked]. We will be at the Sheraton Imperial Hotel in Durham (Imperial Ballroom) tomorrow at 12nn for setup (until 2pm only). Would you also be able to help out for the event at 5pm?

      November 29, 2013

  • JOVONNA

    Hi Maria,
    If you still need some help I can be an usher or registration, or where ever else you may need help.

    November 26, 2013

    • Maria H.

      Thank you Jovonna! Pls send me your contact info with phone and email at [masked]. Ive assign you as usherette. See you on Nov 30!

      November 26, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    I am so sorry! I have to work.

    November 21, 2013

    • Maria H.

      Thank you for letting me know, Janette. Happy Thanksgiving!

      November 24, 2013

  • Jay S.

    Usher and Photographer. I am looking forward to this.

    November 21, 2013

    • Maria H.

      Usher and Photographer will work simultaneously. I would prefer you be the photographer. You ok with this?

      1 · November 21, 2013

    • Jay S.

      Sounds good Maria!

      November 21, 2013

  • Maria H.

    Hi everyone- we are getting close to this event. Our benefit gala is more important now that this is for the benefit of the families that were affected by the recent Typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan) Calamity in the Philippines. We REALLY need and are counting on your help. Please RSVP on this page to confirm. For those who have RSVP'd already, please post to reconfirm on this page.

    Once you have confirmed/reconfirmed, Please send your complete name, cellphone number and email address on or before Nov 27, 2013 to email: [masked].

    Than you for your support!

    Maria "Sol" Halliburton

    November 21, 2013

  • Jane

    Membership sign up please

    July 12, 2013

    • Maria H.

      Noted. Thank you, Jane.

      July 12, 2013

    • Maria H.

      Hi Jane. We are counting on your help on Nov 30. You are still on board, correct?

      November 21, 2013

  • Deanna

    I'd love to help with on site registration and anything else logistics wise!! :-)

    July 11, 2013

    • Deanna

      Whoo hooo!! Looking forward to it!

      July 11, 2013

    • Maria H.

      Deanna I have you as the lead volunteer for Registration. You ok with this?

      November 21, 2013

  • Kris

    Sorry, I'm going to visit my family in MD for Thanksgiving weekend. Have fun everyone!

    November 3, 2013

  • Maria H.

    Hi everyone thank you for confirming to volunteer at our event.
    Will post a summary and details on this page very soon!

    October 23, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Wherever the need ius greater.

    July 12, 2013

  • Kris

    I just noticed this is Thanksgiving weekend, so I'm not sure I will be in town. If I am, I would like to be a Greeter.

    July 12, 2013

    • Maria H.

      Thanks for letting me know, Kris. Please keep me posted on your plans at least 2 weeks out. It will be hard to replace volunteers at the last minute on Thanksgiving weekend. Looking forward to meet and work with you soon.

      July 12, 2013

  • Maria H.

    HI guys. please dont forget to let me know which area you prefer to be assigned to. THanks!

    July 12, 2013

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