The call for volunteers to help at two North Palm Beach County premier events has gone out from the Northern Palm Beach County Chamber of Commerce. Here are the details in this press release:
The 2016 ArtiGras Fine Arts Festival and the Palm Beach Gardens Medical Center Art Fest by the Sea in Juno Beach are looking for volunteers to help make these Northern Palm Beach County festivals the most memorable ones for both patrons and artists. Volunteer applications are being accepted online at www.npbchamber.com.
"Volunteers are the backbone of our festivals. They ensure the needs of the guests and artists are being addressed," said Beth Kigel, President and CEO of the Northern Palm Beach County Chamber of Commerce which produces both the ArtiGras Fine Arts Festival and Art Fest by the Sea in Juno Beach. "We just could not stage these world-class events without our volunteers."
It takes more than 1,500 volunteers to help produce and organize ArtiGras and Art Fest by the Sea. Volunteers can choose one of three shifts per day in the following areas: ArtiKids Area & ArtWall, Parking/Transportation, Artist Relations, Site Operations, Volunteer Committee, Youth Art Competition Committee, Information Booths and Merchandising.
Volunteers also receive great perks including a free T-shirt, free admission to the festival before or after their shift the day of volunteering, special parking and free food and beverages in the volunteer area. Students will also receive community service credit for the hours they volunteer.
For more information on volunteering for ArtiGras and/or Art Fest by the Sea and details about the festivals, visit www.npbchamber.com or call 561-746-7111.
The 31st annual ArtiGras Fine Arts Festival, February 13-15, will showcase a juried exhibition of outstanding fine art and feature activities which include live entertainment, artist demonstrations, interactive art activities for all ages, a youth art competition and the opportunity to meet more than 300 of the top artists from around the world. Listed as one of the top 50 festivals in the country, ArtiGras 2016 expects more than 85,000 patrons over the three-day period.
The Palm Beach Gardens Medical Center Art Fest by the Sea in Juno Beach, March 12-13, has become a springtime tradition for residents and snowbirds alike. Since it's inception, this esteemed community art festival continues to highlight the talents of more than 150 artists displaying a wide range of works from life-size sculptures, to photography and jewelry. There are all sorts of opportunities to appreciate art during this weekend of visual inspiration along the beach on A1A.
For additional information, visit www.artigras.org or contact the Northern Palm Beach County Chamber of Commerce at (561) 746-7111.
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