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For Immediate Release: July 23, 2012

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED FOR
RESTON MULTICULTURAL FESTIVAL
Festival Planned for September 22 at Lake Anne Plaza

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RESTON, VA — The Reston Community Center (RCC) is looking for volunteers for the 2012 Reston Multicultural Festival, planned for Saturday, September 22 at Lake Anne Plaza. Volunteers of all ages are needed to set up and break down the event, direct parking, collect surveys, assist with children's activities, and assist with concessions.

Volunteers of all ages are welcome; volunteers younger than age 13 must be accompanied by an adult. All volunteers will receive a commemorative T-shirt and a food voucher.

Volunteer shifts will be organized within the following schedule:

Friday, September 21, 2012

  • 3:00 p.m. 7:00 p.m.

Saturday, September 22, 2012

  • 7:00 a.m. 11:00 a.m.
  • 10:30 a.m. 2:30 p.m.
  • 2:30 p.m. 5:30 p.m.
  • 5:30 p.m. 8:00 p.m.

Sunday, September 23, 2012

  • 12:00 p.m. 3:00 p.m.

Available volunteer jobs will be as follows:

  • Parking Attendants:
    Control access to the parking lot and direct the public to parking areas around the plaza. Volunteers must be at least 18 years old.
  • Exit Survey Collectors:
    Collect evaluations from festival attendees.
  • Children's Area Volunteers:
    Assist children with hands-on activities.
  • Concessions Volunteers:
    Assist with selling popcorn, hot dogs and cotton candy.
  • Set-up/Break-down Volunteers:
    Set-up volunteers in the morning will help with decorating the plaza and setting up tables, chairs and tablecloths. Note that set-up will begin as early as 7:00 a.m. and break-down will begin at 5:30 p.m.

Interested volunteers should contact Ha Brock, Reston Association Community Outreach Specialist, at 703-435-7986 or habrock@reston.org. Please specify which shift and job you would like to volunteer for.

The Reston Multicultural Festival is an annual event that brings together the people of Reston to celebrate our rich medley of cultures. Admission is free and all are invited to come and share their culture and learn about others with family, friends and neighbors.

The Reston Multicultural Festival is hosted by the Lake Anne of Reston Condominium Association and co-sponsored by the Reston Community Center and the Reston Association, with partners from a variety of Reston-based organizations and businesses. For more information about the festival, visit www.restoncommunitycenter.com.

About the Reston Community Center

Each year RCC offers more than 2,000 positive, self-development experiences that enhance the quality of life for all people living and working in Reston. RCC provides a wide range of programs in arts, aquatics, enrichment, fitness and life-long learning. We also create and sustain community traditions through special events, outreach activities and facility rentals. To find the programs or events that are right for you, visit www.restoncommunitycenter.com or call 703-476-4500.


Fairfax County is committed to nondiscrimination on the basis of disability in all county programs, services and activities. Reasonable accommodations will be provided upon request. For further information, contact the Reston Community Center at (703) 476-4500, Virginia Relay (800) 828-1120 (TTY) or visit the website at http://www.restoncommunitycenter.com. The Reston Community Center is located at 2310 Colts Neck Road, Reston, VA 20191. The Reston Community Center is completely accessible to persons with disabilities and will provide reasonable accommodations in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

 

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