Help Us Make Rendezvous a Historic
We are in need
of responsible volunteers
to help with a variety of important tasks:
Publicity - Help
distribute fliers and posters throughout the town in the weeks
leading up to the Rendezvous.
Build Things - We need a
few people with the skills to build some benches and canvas
and Sales - Help prepare and serve
food to visitors at the Rendezvous and on Sunday morning for
the pancake breakfast.
Concert Worker - Greet
visitors and hand out information at the concert in Locks Park
on Friday, July 26
We will give you the patterns and fabric
and you sew simple period clothing for volunteers
Rendezvous Setup - help set up the tents and various
components of the encampment Thursday and Friday before the
- Work the entrance gates - greet visitors and sell tickets
Teardown - help take down the tents on Sunday
- Assist visitors inside and outside of City Hall.
Coordinator - keep track of volunteer contact
information and number of hours worked.
Be a Town's
Wander the area in period
clothing and handout information in the downtown area.
Answer questions and direct people to the Rendezvous and other
Or you can take on a
historic "Sooite" persona and tell the story of your life in
Sault Ste. Marie (your life story and clothing provided by the
Chippewa County Historical Society).
Help visitors at the
encampment with children's games and Explorer Program cards,
Be a Town Crier -
Give notice to tourists at the Locks Park when key events are
scheduled to begin soon. Training will be provided.
Donations - Visit local shops and businesses and gather
small items to present to visiting participants.
Merchant - Sell books and things at the Chippewa County
Historical Society booth.
what you want to do, but you want to do SOMETHING? -
Then just be on-site for the day with available transportation
to help out with the unexpected things. Don't you worry,
we'll find something for you to do!
Help Plan a
Party - Do you have some good local contacts for
donations of refreshments and prizes? Help to plan a Thank-you
Party for volunteers and registrants to be held on Saturday
night at City Hall.
To sign up to volunteer,
please contact one of us:
Angie Patterson at (906) 632-5734 or email
Ginny Cymbalist at (906) 632-9523 or email
If you email, tell us your name, phone number, and what you'd
like to do. If you don't know exactly what you'd like to
to, just say that too and we'll work with you to find
something that you'll have fun doing.
"Like" us on Facebook
and encourage all your friends to join you in
volunteering at the Rendezvous.