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Volunteers Needed for Sarah’s Vineyard Summer Solstice Wine, Art & Blues Festival

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Date: June 8, 2011
Contact: Stephanie Webb, 330-657-2542

Countryside Conservancy News Release

Peninsula, Ohio – Volunteers are needed June 17, 18, and 19 to help with the Ninth Annual Summer Solstice Wine, Art & Blues Festival at Sarah's Vineyard, located at 1204 W. Steels Corners Road, Cuyahoga Falls. If you are interested in being part of an exciting event showcasing Great Ohio Wines, Delicious Local Foods, Local Artisans, and Musicians – this volunteer experience is for you!

Individuals are needed to sell tickets for wine sampling. This is a wonderful volunteer opportunity for couples and friends to share, and then relax for some sampling of your own from eleven different Ohio wineries. Volunteers will receive free admission to the festival (on your volunteer day) & a complementary Sarah's Vineyard signature wine glass.

The following shifts are available:

Friday, June 17
3 - 7 p.m.
7 - 10:30 p.m.

Saturday, June 18
11 a.m. - 3 p.m.
3 - 7 p.m.
7 - 10:30 p.m.

Sunday, June 19
9 - 1 p.m.
3 - 6:30 p.m.

The success of the Countryside Conservancy relies on a team of dedicated staff and Volunteers. As our organization grows, so does our need for Volunteers. Serving on our Farmers’ Market Volunteer Team, or as a Volunteer for one of our special events is a great way to get involved in and learn more about farmers' markets, sustainable agriculture, and the local food movement across Northeast Ohio.

Please contact Stephanie Webb at 330-657-2542, or by email at swebb@cvcountryside.org to find out more about this opportunity. Visit our website at www.cvcountryside.org for information on other volunteer opportunities.

Please Note: Volunteers for this event must be 21 years of age or older.


Download a pdf of this news release.

Did You Know?

Historic photo of canal boat on the Ohio & Erie Canal.

Lock 27 along the Ohio & Erie Canal became known as Johnnycake Lock after several boats ran aground due to flooding. While stranded, supplies ran low and canal passengers and crew ate only corn meal pancakes, known as "johnnycakes".