Fire and Ice is Saturday, February 25th 6pm-10pm at the Kerr Foundation and we need some volunteers and support to make it great! Fire and Ice is Gateway’s main fundraiser and helps us put on our Gateway event and fund art projects, so it’s a great event to support and enjoy.
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I have a lot of ways to help out listed below, but the tl;dr is that we need donations/volunteers for the Art Auction, Desert Contest, Chili Cook-Off, Gate/Ticket Sales, Bartending/Alcohol, Entertainment, and Event Setup/Teardown! To donate or volunteer Please reach out to Alan Cina or Katelyn Elizabeth on Facebook or contact us at email@example.com or the lead listed below).
Art Auction (Lead: Adie Bennett)
Please donate arts and crafts for the art auction! Beginners to professionals are all welcome to donate art of any kind! In the past items have included crocheted items, paintings, crafted wooden pens, and more!
Please reach out to Adie (80) with questions and to drop off art! All submitted art should include a title, artist name, list of materials, minimum bid, and if you would like your item back if it does not sell.
Dessert Contest (Lead: Tanya Bezreh)
Do you have a dessert recipe that you think kicks ass? Now is your time to shine- we are having our dessert contest this year to see who has baked good! Feel free to bring cookies, cupcakes, brownies, pies, etc! Winner gets 7 minutes in Heaven with the Cookie Monster… with the puppet’s consent of course!
Please reach out to Tanya with questions! Bring your goodies to the event with a dessert name and list of ingredients so individuals with allergies, intolerances, and preferences can partake safely. You are responsible for bringing items to serve your dessert and bringing your leftover materials/ dessert home!
Chili Cook-Off (Lead: Katelyn Elizabeth)
Bring your slowcooker or instapot and see if your chili is the one to beat! We accept anything you’re willing to call chili- all meat or all beans or even chicken chili!
Please reach out to Katelyn with questions. Bring your chili to the event with a recipe name and list of ingredients so individuals with allergies, intolerances, and preferences can partake safely. You are responsible for bringing items to serve your chili and bringing your leftover materials/chili home!
Gate/Ticket Sales (Lead: Katelyn Elizabeth)
Fire and Ice is a fundraiser- we raise funds by making it a ticketed event and selling tickets at the door that can be used for the art auction, desert contest, chili cook-off, and alcohol sales. Because all sales will be at the door- gate shifts this year will be about collecting money, handing out change, and providing folks with wristbands based off their age on their ID. We also have a “Roving ATM” to sell tickets throughout the venue!
If you are interested in doing a gate shift (shifts available between 6 pm-midnight), please reach out to Katelyn with your availability.
Bartending/Alcohol (Lead: Alan Cina)
One major fundraiser is our alcohol sales! We are on the lookup for bartenders and donations of beer and wine. If you can pour a beer from a keg- we need you!
If you are interested in doing a bartender shift (shifts available between 6 pm-midnight), please reach out to Alan with your availability. If you have any wine or beer to donate, please reach out to Alan regarding drop off!
Entertainment (Lead: Alan Cina)
We are looking for musicians and DJs to help provide entertainment for the event. Whether you play acoustic fiddle or DJ exclusively anime theme songs- if we got a slot open, we’re ready to be entertained by you!
If you are interested in providing entertainment for the event (shifts available between 6 pm-midnight), please reach out to Alan with your availability. We are working on getting some general equipment for use (PA system), but be prepared to bring items for your set that may not be provided (i.e., drum set).
Event Setup and Tear Down (Lead: Alan Cina)
We will have access to the venue for setup from 4 pm – 6 pm and we will have access for teardown from midnight – 12:30 pm. The Kerr Foundation is great venue and we are able to keep using it for free as a non-profit as long as we keep respecting the venue and setting up/tearing down ourselves and leaving it as we found it- no MOOP! Help us set up tables, decorate, and prepare the venue for the event!
If you are interested in helping with setup or teardown, please reach out to Alan with your availability.
tl;dr is that we need donations/volunteers for the Art Auction, Desert Contest, Chili Cook-Off, Gate/Ticket Sales, Bartending/Alcohol, Entertainment, and Event Setup/Teardown! To donate or volunteer Please reach out to Alan Cina or Katelyn Elizabeth on Facebook or contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or the lead listed above).