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Events & Volunteering - 2019

Listed below are all of the events that are sponsored by the 5th Quarter Club.  Each of these events occur at least once a year and are in need of volunteers to assist with these events.   Below are descriptions of each event and the approximate time of year the event will occur.  If you would like to volunteer for any of these events, please clink on the link under the event. If you have questions please send your question to gvjagfootball@gmail.com

 

Please note: Legislation in Pennsylvania requires community members and parents to obtain clearances in order to volunteer in our schools. Please click on the following link:

Garent Valley Schools Parent Portal

then click on volunteer clearances for directions and information about obtaining these clearances.

 

Senior Leadership Development Day - May21, 2019

Upcoming seniors come together for leadership development. 6-8 Volunteers are needed to assist the chairperson with the purchase of food, preparation of food & serving/clean up lunch. The general time commitment for volunteers would be approximately 2-3 hours. 

Timing: Sunday before Memorial Day, 

Chairperson: Michelle Van Horn 

 

Alumni Golf Outing - June 17, 2019

GV Friends & Alumni take to the Golf course in a fun day that helps support the GV football program. 6 - 8 volunteers are needed throughout the day to help with organizing & purchasing of lunch, selling raffles & mulligans, checking in golfers, monitoring holes for contest & prizes, assist with volunteer breaks & other various tournament activities

Chairperson: George Weisendanger

 

Discount Cards Fundraiser:

Players sell discount cards during Camp Week in August. Volunteer duties include securing card sponsors & ordering blitz cards (June - Mid July), organizing parent drivers/sales teams & tracking sales/returned cards by players.  Parent driving volunteers needed,

Blitz Card night -  Aug 15, 2019

Chairperson: Chris Bradley

 

Camp Week Aug 11 - 16, 2019

Players spend full week at overnight camp and player parents prepare and serve 3 meals/day. Duties include preparation/serving of meals & cleanup after each meal.  20 volunteers needed throughout each day.  Sign-up sheets will go out before camp.

Timing: Monday - Friday Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner shifts during camp

Chairperson:  Jen Brennan & Kim Westburg 

 

Yard Signs:

“Home of a Jag” signs are created to be placed on the lawns of all Varsity Jag Football players at the beginning of the new football season to show Jaguar pride. Duties include ordering signs and coordinating the pick-up of the signs during Camp week

Timing:  Summer, Prior to Camp Week

Chairperson:  Patricia Henry

 

Player Picture Pins, Football Pins

Moms receive pins with their player son’s picture on it for games; football pins are given to moms to wear throughout season. Duties include creating pins and coordinating distribution to player moms. In addition senior moms receive senior mom pins.

Timing:  August/September 

Chairperson: Deb Makussen – Varsity   Gina Faith & Karli Bernard - freshman

 

Game Night Dinner Coordinator (Friday 3-5:30PM):

Players are fed before every Friday night game. Duties include coordinating the meals each Friday with the caterer and organizing approx. 12 volunteers to set up & serve food and clean up following dinner.

Timing:  All Friday games 3-5:30PM

Chairperson:  Beth Weisendanger

 

Dad's Night: Sept 13, 2019

Player’s dads are treated to a pregame pizza dinner & walkthrough with the team & Coach Ricci. Also player’s dads will wear their sons’ away jerseys to the game. Senior dads will receive a hat.  Duties include acquiring hat measurement during camp sign in, set up, serve and clean up. Additional volunteers needed.

Timing:  September

Chairperson: Kim Westburg & Michelle Van Horn

 

Mom’s Night; Football 101 Oct 11, 2019 (Pink Game)

Player’s moms are treated to a pregame dinner & to Football 101 with the team & Coach Ricci.  Also, senior player mom’s will received a gift.  Duties include setting up catered meal, serving and clean up.

Timing: October

Chairperson:Michelle Van Horn & Kim Westburg

 

Spiritwear:

Spirit wear is available for players to purchase prior to the beginning of the season through an online order process.

Football Jacketswill also be available to purchase online. 

Duties include coordinating with the vendor to determine the spirit wear items for online player/family purchase, as well as, spirit wear items for banquet gifts, dads night, and moms night.

Timing:  throughtout the season

Chairperson: Kim Westburg

  

Program Coorinator:

Coordination of game day programs &  end of the season program is prepared in January to give the players as part of their banquet gift.

Timing:  Week of Home Games, January Special

Chairperson: George Wiesendanger

  

Senior Parent Dinner: Oct 24, 2019

On the Thursday night before the last home game, senior parents are treated to dinner in the school cafeteria.  Duties include preparing invitations and organizing 8 junior parents help: decorate the cafeteria, serve dinner and provide desserts/drinks and decorate the pit area of the cafeteria.

Chairpersons: Lisa McGarrey & Janine Raymond

 

Senior Recognition Game: October 18, 2019

Before the start of the last home game, senior players & their parents are introduced and walk onto the field. Duties include ordering roses for mothers, assisting photographer for player & parent pictures on the field and preparing the list of player and parent names for the game announcer..

Chairpersons:  Polly Wrzesniewski

  

Freshmen Parent Representative:

Freshman parent rep will coordinate banquet plans, which entails a catered dinner held in the lower level of the cafeteria in November.  Duties include organize dessert/drinks donations, order gifts through spirit wear chairperson, decorate designated area, and coordinate junior player volunteers through Coach Ricci. Set up & clean up Monday night pre-game dinner, and assist coach with distribution & collection of discount cards and roster updates. Additional parent volunteers are needed for banquet and pregame dinner. Also report the freshman score to web coordinator

Monday night dinner: November 4, 6pm

Freshman Banquet: November 10, 5pm

Chairperson: Gina Faith & Karli Bernard

 

Senior Speech Night  - October

Players gather to hear senior player speeches. This includes freshman, JV & Varsity team members. Duties include ordering pizza dinner & drinks for players and coaches.

Chairperson: George Wiesendanger

 

Football Banquet: Jan 27, 2020

Annual player banquet held at Concordville Inn for Varsity team. Duties include sending out player/family/guest invitations, preparing player/coach/support staff gifts, organizing banquet seating and meal details. Parent volunteers needed banquet day for help setting up.

Timing:  January 27, 2020

Chairpersons:  Karen Gallagher & Michelle Van Horn

 

Framed Jersey Committee:

Each four-year senior player receives a framed replica jersey at the banquet to commemorate his four years of playing football at GVHS. Duties include ordering the jerseys, coordinating the framing project with the vendor and delivery of framed jerseys to the banquet.

Timing:  November

Board Member:  Chris Bradley