Friday, September 21, 2012 By Tracy Southers for My Southlake News
Volunteers Needed for 11th Annual Oktoberfest Celebration
Just a few weeks away is the biggest annual event in Southlake in Town Square — get ready for Oktoberfest October 5-7! Presented by Texas Nissan of Grapevine and hosted by Southlake Chamber of Commerce, this year marks the festival’s 11th anniversary and volunteers are needed to help with operations and welcome the anticipated 50,000 people who will attend the three-day event from throughout the metroplex.
Volunteer shifts are available throughout the day for both adults and teens in the following areas:
- Ticket booths
- Beer booths (must be over 21)
- Children’s areas
As an incentive to recruit volunteers, the Southlake Chamber of Commerce will give away an iPad2 provided by i5 web works, Wii Gaming System provided by GameStop, and Kindle e-reader. Each volunteer’s name will be entered into the drawing for each shift they work; the more shifts you volunteer, the greater your chances to win! Winners will be announced at the conclusion of Oktoberfest (do not have to be present to win).
In addition, any company or organization that covers 10 or more volunteer shifts will receive on-site recognition and advertising opportunities.
Each volunteer will receive a free commemorative Oktoberfest t-shirt at the completion of their shift.
Southlake Oktoberfest is free admission to the public. Hours of operation are Friday 5:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m., Saturday 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m., and Sunday 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. For additional information or to register as a volunteer online, go to www.OktoberfestSouthlake.com.