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Re: [vegetarian-405] New Meetup: Volunteering at Vegetarian Expo

From: Claire H.
Sent on: Friday, October 1, 2010 10:50 AM
Hi Tom,
    Please just show up if you're feeling well enough and I can find  
you something that is behind the scenes.
    Hope you are feeling better and hope to see you tomorrow.


Quoting Tom <[address removed]>:

> Hi, Claire. I haven't been ignoring you- I've been sick this?week. Nothing
> serious, but the constant coughing has temporarily trashed my voice and I'm a
> bit low in energy. I'm still not ruling out volunteering tomorrow,   
> but I don't
> know how I'll be. At least the convention center is easier to get to than
> Saratoga or Schenectady would have been.
> I'm pretty sure I can help out; the expo seems to be short-handed this year.
> Maybe something behind the scenes where I wouldn't spew microscopic   
> parasites on
> people (and give a lousy impression of vegetarians, who are supposed to be
> ____________________­____________
> From: Claire Henderson <[address removed]>
> To: [address removed]
> Sent: Tue, September 21,[masked]:21:26 PM
> Subject: [vegetarian-405] New Meetup: Volunteering at Vegetarian Expo
> Announcing a new Meetup for Capital Region Vegans & Vegetarians!
> What: Volunteering at Vegetarian Expo
> When: Saturday, October 2,[masked]:00 AM
> Where: Empire State Plaza Convention Center
> Empire State Plaza
> Albany, NY 12201
> This year we are going to have a Capital Region Vegans and Vegetarians Meetup
> table at the Vegetarian Expo!
> We are in need of volunteers to be at the table to answer any questions about
> joining the group and take suggestions for future events. If you are  
>  interested
> please respond to [address removed] with the time you   
> are available
> between 10am-5pm.
> There are also other tasks. If interested please respond to these questions.
> 1. Are you interested in a certain task (these are listed below)? If you
> are not particular about a specific task please note this also.
> 2. How much time would you like to help out for? We will need people between
> 7am-7pm (this includes set up and tear down). No one is needed or   
> expected for
> all this time and we will arrange it so you have time to experience the Expo!
> 3. Is there a time period where you can NOT help out?
> 4. Do you have interest in helping out leading up to the Expo? Please review
> tasks below.
> If interested please respond to [address removed]
> ____________________­____________________­____________________­____________
> Expo Tasks
> 7-10am
> Check in vendors, hand out vendor packets and direct to booth location
> Help with Expo setup (literature and posters)
> Help direct and assist vendor setup
> 10am-5pm
> Announce for the Expo main floor
> Announce speaker intro for each presenter
> Guide people to speaker room
> Assist speakers at book signing
> Greet visitors at the entrance and hand out bags and programs
> Staff Albany Vegetarian Network booth
> Monitor speaker room
> Set up and assist with audio-visual equipment in speaker room
> Assist with volunteer check in
> Distribute food samples
> Assist chef with food demo
> Assist at kids' corner
> Assist with audio equipment for fashion show
> Two photographers for main floor and speaker room
> Assist with fashion show
> Fill in for unexpected tasks
> 5-7pm
> Collect vendor surveys
> Help with Expo dismantling as needed
> Tasks to be completed leading up to Oct 2
> Secure donations biodegradable plates, cups and napkins
> Pick up Expo programs from printer
> Place free Expo advertisement on websites. List will be provided.
> Help us spread the word about the Expo that will change your life!
> http://www.nyvege...­
> Hand it out to others. Post it at work, local shops, libraries, community
> billboards. Your help is very much appreciated in making Oct 2 a
> successful and fun day!
> RSVP to this Meetup:
> http://www.meetup...­
> --
> Please Note: If you hit "REPLY", your message will be sent to   
> everyone on this
> mailing list ([address removed])
> This message was sent by Claire Henderson ([address removed]) from
> Capital Region Vegans & Vegetarians.
> To learn more about Claire Henderson, visit his/her member profile
> Meetup, PO Box 4668 #37895 New York, New York[masked] | [address removed]

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