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Reminders for Coronation/ 40-Yr. Volunteer opportunities.

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  • Fern
    Dear Aryeton, During this last week before Coronation, the most important thing is for us all to know what s going on, both at the event, and in the local
    Message 1 of 1 , Sep 27, 2009
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      Dear Aryeton,

      During this last week before Coronation, the most important thing is for us all to know what's going on, both at the event, and in the local preparations.

      Here's a quick review of the event plan and the staff members. There are still many opportunities to participate! If you wish to volunteer for anything, please write directly to the staff member involved, using the email address here, or from the website.

      Site opens for staff: 8am
      Site opens for populace: 9am
      Site fees: $5 members. see website for other details.
      Classes: 10am-5pm.
      Displays: 10am-evening.
      Merchants: 9am-8pm
      Coronation Court: noon (Dag and Anne Marie)
      Tourneys: 1pm (or shortly after Coronation court)
      Morning Taverns: 9am-2pm.
      Afternoon Taverns: 2pm-8pm.
      Note: Remember, there is no feast! Bring money to buy your food at the taverns. You can either bring your own feast dishes or use the disposables provided by the taverns. You can also bring your own food, if you like. NO alcohol!
      Afternoon Court: 5pm.
      Evening activities: during/after dinner.
      Site closes: 10 pm.

      SUNDAY: site is open 10am-5pm.General hanging out and socializing.
      Classes: 11 am and 12 am
      Fighting: 10 am-5pm.

      There are many more details on the website: http://cleftlands.cwru.edu/mk40.html

      Let me focus on just a few more requests for help this week:

      1. Staff for the Story Corps and the Photo Archiving project. We need more helpers for note-taking, keeping track of time, and general organization. Will train! Please contact Lord Seamus Mac MurchaDha <jon@...>.

      2. Scanner and laptop to scan old photos. Preferably with a person who already knows how to use it. This is a big request, but it would be a HUGE contribution to the event. Maybe the scanner's owner would do just a one-hour shift at the technology center, instead of all day? Please contact Lord Seamus Mac MurchaDha <jon@...>.

      3. Bungee cords, small. These will be used to lash the Baronial Standards to the stairway for decoration. We can always use rope, but bungee cords are much more efficient.

      4. Dressing screens for the changing room. (or large pieces of cardboard--see Fern's previous message!)

      5. Index cards in a parchment color, for labels, and notes. I have seen them previously, but this year they only seem to make neon colors.

      6. Loading and unloading help. We expect 600 people at this event, and the plan is to allow unloading at the front door before parking on the Midway streets. Even though Tedesco and the Thieves of Hearts are willing to devote their morning to helping unload, more help is needed! Using the "each one teach one" theory, we could get a lot done if everyone helped one additional person. Thank you very much, in advance!

      7. Last minute changes. Due to the many different projects for this event, there may have to be last minute adjustments to get them all in. Please be flexible and patient in case of changes. There will be an announcement board in the lobby to keep them posted.

      The staff members have all been doing a wonderful job, and working very hard to get so many things done! Please help them out in any way you can!

      Thank you very much!


      Autocrat: Countess Sir Fern de la Foret
      Emergency Replacemen:  Master Philip White
          philipwhite {at} hotmail {dot} com
      Gate Coordinator (Troll / Registration): Mistress Juliana Peri da Novellara
          julianeedlman {at} sbcglobal {dot} net
      Merchants and Hotels Coordinator: THL Phebe Bonadeci
          reaneypj {at} yahoo {dot} com
      Tavern Coordinator:  Lady Bojei Temur
          bojeibiz1 {at} comcast {dot} net
      Crash Space Coordinator:  Baroness Julienne la Follette
          Jullafol {at} aol {dot} com
      Royalty Liaison: Mistress Sarafina Sinclair
          sarafina {DOT} sinclair {AT} gmail {DOT} com
      Porters and Parking Coordinator: Lord Tedesco da Venezia
          Tedesco {at} aryeton {dot} org

      Youth Tourney: Lady Cezara cel Asemanare,
      Heavy Tourney: Serjeant Henry of Exeter,
      Rapier Tourney: Lady Gwynneth verch Ieuan

      Newcomers Class: Lady Hilary of Langford
      Evolution of SCA Armour: Sir Talbot McTaggart
      Baronies class: Baronessa Giovanna Adimari and Baron Gregoire du Lyon (Cynnabar)
      Pennsic history class: Master Brusten de Bearsal
      Eccesntric Laws class: Duke Sir Eiliahu ben Itzak and Mistress Arianna Llywd.
      Songs of the Dragon class: Lady Ursula the Widow

      A&S Display: Baroness Kristiana of Arden
      Backlog scrolls: Baroness Angelique d'Herisson
      Baronial Standards: Mistress Gwenhyvar Nocturnal, Lady Jocelyn of Lutterworth, Lord Richard de Scolay, and MANY local artists.
      Dance Ball: Mistress Alina of Foxwood and Master Midair MacCormaic
      Cut and Thrust demonstration: Lady Gwynneth verch Ieuan
      Dessert Revel: Lady Tacit Darby
      First Garb Fashion Show: Lady Bridget Catgherine Raghailligh
      Fundraising projects: Baron Etienne de Roches, Mistress Margherita Alessia.
      Maps of the Known World: Adam Trent
      Midrealm Timeline: Mistress Gwenhyvar Nocturnal, Lady Jocelyn of Lutterworth, Lord Richard de Scolay, Mistress Arienne Ashford, and MANY local artists.
      Story Corps and Photo Archive: Lord Seamus Mac MurchaDha.
      Site Liaison and advice: Lady Cailech inghen Saigert, Lady Emily Jacobs, Lord Guy Dawkins, Master Etienne des Roches, Mistress Nicolaa Halden.

      Baronial loaner garb: Mistress Juliana Needleman, Mistress Gianetta Andreieni da Vicenza.
      Midrealm History website: Lady Nadezda ZaZastrizl, Lord Richard de Scolay.
      Changing room construction: Master Hal Raeburn
      Hospitality and restroom supplies: Lady Anna Malone, Mei and Magdalena, Lady Elaine Ladd
      Music for Court: Master Robyyan Torr d'Elandris
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