Watsontown Area Business  Association

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COMMITTEES AND EVENTS

 

WATSONTOWN AREA BUSINESS ASSOCIATION

2017 SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

 

 

 

EASTER FOOD DRIVE – APRIL 8

Rain date – April 15

 

JULY 4TH PARADE– JULY 4

 

WATSONTOWN COMMUNITY YARD SALES – SEPT. 30

 

HALLOWEEN PARADE – OCT. 31

 

ARRIVAL OF DEER – NOV. 22

 

CHRISTMAS TREE LIGHTING CEREMONY – DEC. 1

 

CHRISTMAS FOOD DRIVE – DEC. 1 – DEC. 16

 

CHRISTMAS DECORATING CONTEST

Registrations due: TBA

Winners announced: TBA

 

1/23/17

LIST OF COMMITTEES:

 

BUSINESS PROMOTIONS: This committee is responsible for anything that has to do with WABA Business Promotions, such as the “Welcome to Watsontown” Boxes, Ribbon Cutting Ceremony, Grand Opening’s (if members),etc.  The purpose of this committee is to promote member businesses and drive customers to those businesses.

Chairperson: Rene’ Toro

 

FOURTH OF JULY PARADE:  This committee organizes the Parade on the 4th. The chairperson works closely with the 4th of July Committee (not affiliated with WABA).  Volunteers are needed for making goody bags, lining up the parade, finding judges for the parade and handing out the various awards.

Chairperson: Barb Diehl

 

WATSONTOWN COMMUNITY YARD SALES:  Volunteers are needed to help the chairperson organize the Yard Sale.  This committee only does pre-event preparation.  There is no work that is done on the day of the yard sales.

Chairperson: Castan Kiersch

 

HALLOWEEN PARADE: Volunteers are needed to stuff candy bags, pass out numbers to the participants in the parade, need judges for the parade.  Monetary prizes are given to each winner in their age group.  Judging for the Halloween parade involves approximately 2 hours on the night of the parade.

 Chairperson:  Rebekah Golla

 

CHRISTMAS TREE LIGHTING CEREMONY:  Volunteers are needed to help the chairperson to organize the festivities at Sovereign Bank parking lot. This ceremony is usually the first Friday of Dec. and festivities include a guest speaker to introduce the pastor who gives a brief blessing over the community, singing of Christmas Carols and the lighting of the tree when Santa arrives.

Chairperson: looking for volunteer

 

EASTER/CHRISTMAS FOOD DRIVES: Volunteers are needed to help pack and deliver canned foods to Neighbors Helping Neighbors; this takes place at the Watsontown Lions Easter Egg Hunt, and Warrior run Area Fire Dept Breakfast with Santa, Watsontown’s Tree Lighting Ceremony with a collection box at all of Santa’s hrs at his house.

Chairperson: Rene’ Toro

 

 

CHRISTMAS DECORATING CONTEST: Anonymous judges are selected by the Pres. and Vice President.  The judges drive around the Borough and decide who will be the winners in the different categories.  Monetary prizes are awarded. 

Chairperson: looking for volunteer

 

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