The Buckman Community Association needs your help to make its 2015 annual picnic a success. The event is scheduled for Sunday August 9th from 4pm to 8pm at Colonel Summers park and will feature live music, a bounce house, free hot dogs and cold drinks, kids activities, and more. This community event is 100% volunteer run and supported by the generous contributions of neighbors and local business partners. The sixth annual picnic promises to be a great event, but needs your assistance.
Sign Up for a Picnic Volunteer Shift
The BCA is seeking volunteers to work 2-hour shifts during the picnic, Sunday, August 9, 4–8 pm, Sign up to work in one of three areas: set-up, food service, and clean-up. Volunteers are also need to help organize and monitor kids activities.
By volunteering, you’ll have an opportunity to meet neighbors, have fun, and contribute to the Buckman community by donating your time to a worthy cause.
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org if you are interested in helping out for a couple of hours on the 9th. If you have a preference, please indicate a preferred duty (set-up, food service, clean-up, kids activities).
Join the Pre-Picnic Park Clean-up Party
Please also join us for a Pre-Picnic Clean Up the Park on Saturday, August 8, 9–11 am. Bring gloves. Tools and rakes will be provided by Parks. No sign-up necessary, just drop by Colonel Summers Park.
Make a Donation
Businesses and neighbors, sponsor the picnic by making a cash or in-kind donation. Checks should be made by SEUL (SE Uplift) and please include “Buckman Picnic” in the memo line. Mail to: SE Uplift, 3534 SE Main Street, Portland, OR 97214.
Donations are tax deductible. All donors are recognized on the day of the event from the stage, on a large banner and in the next issue of the Buckman Voice, delivered to 4,300 homes and businesses.
Join the Picnic Team
The next Picnic Team meeting is Monday, July 20, 7pm at the Lucky Lab Brew House at 915 SE Hawthorne, and further gatherings will be announced on our Facebook page (Buckman Community Association group). All are welcome to come join the team and help plan all the fun!