Monday, April 23, 2012

Planting Dreams/Sembrando Sueños

We covered a lot of topics at our first meeting including why our event is a called a jamaica. That's right, lower case "j". 

We'll be focused on the 1840s through 1860s in the San Gabriel Valley and in California. 

Our theme is Planinting Dreams/Sembrando Sueños

Community Grand Marshal is Mr. Abel Ramirez, owner of El Portal Restaurant

Doña Eulalia Award recipient is Pasadena Christian School

Please let us know the committee you'd like to serve on.  

2012 Committees and members*
as of April 19, 2012

Steering - LH board members and returning committee members

Sponsorship - raises financial and in-kind support
 Roberta Martinez,

Communications - sends notices of general planning meetings, updates contacts

Translations - translates materials
 Villa Parke,

Volunteers - recruits, trains, and coordinates on day of event

Cultural Historians - recruits and acts as liaison
 Roberta Martinez

Films - recommends, secures, and oversees

Raffle - recommends, secures items, and prepares for day of event

Exhibitors - recruits and acts as liaison
Villa Parke,

Entries - recruits and acts as liaison
Villa Parke, PUSD

Reading Area - recruits readers, selects books, and oversees area on day of event

Children’s activities - recruits leaders, selects activities, and oversees on day of event
Kathee Hennigan Bautista,

Performers - acts in conjunction with Steering Committee

Filming - coordinates with crew for filming
 Kevin Bruce

Decorations - coordinates preparation and decoration on day of event

Youth - recruits leaders, selects activities, and oversees area on day of event

VIP Reception - plans, coordinates and oversees area on day of event

Dignitaries - acts as liaison with elected and appointed officials, liaison on day of event

- coordinates requests, oversees receipt of certs, coordinates distribution Catherine Haskett Hany

PR - sends out press releases, makes follow up calls

Printed Program - prices out and recommends source, orders, and delivers prior to event
Villa Parke,

Signage - lists signs needed (dimensions and sorts), orders, and deliveries prior to event

Logistics - coordinates and implements work for the day
David Azcárraga,

Production ­- coordinates needs, orders, and deliveries leading to the event
Kevin Bruce,

Staging - works with paid staff to coordinate staging of parade
Catherine Haskett Hany, Rosamaria Marquez

Establish internal communications - Wiki or other means
Martha Camacho, Sandra Gutirerrez, Javier Carbajal Ramos

* denotes committee member, not necessarily lead

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