Freedom's Wings, Abilities Expo April 5-7, Need Volunteers

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Freedom's Wings, Abilities Expo April 5-7, Need Volunteers

Post by John Brake » Sat Mar 02, 2019 3:35 pm

Hi All,

Freedom's Wings will have a booth set up at the Abilities Expo on April 5-7 and could use some help. This is a Friday-Sunday show from 11 am - 5 pm each day at the International Centre by the airport.

We will have a 10' x 20' booth set up with the flight simulator. We will not be exhibiting an aircraft this time. It would be nice to have a few people come to staff the booth to talk about flying and Freedom's Wings and help people fly the simulator. The simulator is always a big draw.

Please let me know if you're available to help. Here's a schedule of spots to fill:

Thursday 4 April
Setup (TBD) - Paul M and John B
Friday 5 April
11:00 - 14:00 John B, Martin S, (need at least 1 other)
14:00 - 17:00 John B, Roland L, (need at least 1 other)
Saturday 6 April
11:00 - 14:00 John B, Arie T, Cole B
14:00 - 17:00 John B, Cole B, Bruce B
Sunday 7 April
11:00 - 14:00 John B, Roland L, (need at least 1 other)
14:00 - 17:00 John B, Stan M, (need at least 1 other) The show ends at 16:00, tear-down takes about 20 minutes

Thanks for the assistance :)
John

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Re: Freedom's Wings, Abilities Expo April 5-7, Need Volunteers

Post by Jean Egan » Sat Mar 02, 2019 4:38 pm

Sorry John away in Mexico

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Post by Bruce Bishop » Sun Mar 03, 2019 9:51 pm

Cole is good for all day Saturday April 6th from 11 to 17 if that works. I would drop him off around 1030.

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Post by Bruce Bishop » Sun Mar 03, 2019 9:57 pm

Cole is good for all day Saturday April 6th from 11 to 17 if that works. I would drop him off around 1030.

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Re: Freedom's Wings, Abilities Expo April 5-7, Need Volunteers

Post by John Brake » Tue Mar 05, 2019 9:16 am

Great! Thanks, Cole (and Bruce for the info).
John

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Re: Freedom's Wings, Abilities Expo April 5-7, Need Volunteers

Post by Bruce Bishop » Tue Mar 12, 2019 8:47 am

John

This is Bruce ,Coles dad, if you need a third for Saturday afternoon 14 to 17 . I would help if needed.

Bruce

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Post by John Brake » Tue Mar 12, 2019 12:19 pm

Thanks, Bruce... I appreciate that.
I've added you to the schedule.
John

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Post by John Brake » Thu Mar 28, 2019 1:50 pm

It's a week to go before the show... anyone else have some time to spare for a good cause?

Thank you to the those who have volunteered already. I'll send out a directed email in a few days.

The show will be at the International Centre, Hall 5; we have Booth 632.
John

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Re: Freedom's Wings, Abilities Expo April 5-7, Need Volunteers

Post by Charles Petersen » Fri Apr 05, 2019 10:21 am

Thanks to all the volunteers on the team. You are making the lives of our guests better with a wonderful memory.

And a BIG THANKS to John Brake, who is retiring from his position as York's Chapter Manager Freedom's Wings Canada. John will be hard to replace, but replace him we must, so I'm hoping a volunteer or a team of several, will step forward to sustain this program.

Please give it some thought.
They will soar on wings like eagles - Isaiah 40:3`

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Post by John Brake » Sun Apr 07, 2019 6:16 pm

Many thanks to Martin, Roland, Cole, Bruce, Stan and Paul for all the help to make this a great show.

We made many new contacts (and met up with some old ones). Hopefully we'll see them out flying this season.
John

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Re: Freedom's Wings, Abilities Expo April 5-7, Need Volunteers

Post by Bruce Bishop » Mon Apr 08, 2019 8:39 pm

John

It was our pleasure to work along side you. I now understand that you are retiring from Freedoms Wings. Let us know what Cole and I can do to help.
Although I do not think we could replace you, we would be on hand to assist whoever takes over.and have our full support.

Cole(pilot) and Bruce (ground crew)

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