Request for Increased Scout Power at 500 Festival

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From Greg Jacoby, Council and Troop 174:

Dear Scouts:

Based on the success of our involvement last year, [North Star District] and all other scouts from the Crossroads Council have been asked to increase the presences of the Boy Scouts at the 500 Festival. The Boys Scouts have been involved in many behind the scene activities with the 500 Festival but one the council goals it makes Boy Scouts more visible in the community. 

One way to get the Scouts out in front, is to have them help with the Mini-Marathon and so we have been asked to man water station number 17 at the Mini-Marathon on May 6. It is the water station just before the end of the race, and is located on the IUPUI campus making it very easy to get to and park. 

This activity is for all the Scouts, Cub Scout and Weblos. Additionally, this is open to all their family members. This is one of the only activities that children accompanied by an adult leader can volunteer during the 500 festival. 

We need 80 people to come help, (two shifts of 40, one early morning and then mid-morning) The water station is open from 7 am to 1pm. People can work all morning, or in 4 hours shifts. If you are interested in getting involved, please let me know by email and then sign up on the web site https://2017mmpit.my-trs.com/. 

Attached is the 500 Festival volunteer web site sign up instructions.  

Thanks for your help and as always call my cell 317-828-6230 or email gjacoby@bdmd.com if you have any questions.   

Yours in Scouting

Greg Jacoby

  

PLEASE SIGN UP ON LINE BY APRIL 12 2017

1. Log onto our Pit Station volunteer website https://2017mmpit.my-trs.com/

2. Click on the “registrar now” link

4. Welcome to the 500 Festival online registration, please read the important information

5. Click the purple” Volunteer Registration” button on the right side of the page.

6. Select “500 Festival Volunteer

7. select individual and then create your account

 

Thanks for helping to promote Scouting.

Questions? If you have any reach out to Volunteer Intern, Stephanie Forsythe via email sforsythe@500festival.com or 317-614-6113 or Program Manager, Jennifer Livesay at jlivesay@500festival.com

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