We have already started planning for our one fundraising event of the year – the 2019 Preview Party & Garden Fair which will be held on Friday, May 17 and Saturday, May 18, 2019.
Volunteers are needed and vital to the success of the event. We’ve listed below the critical times when your assistance is requested. Please let us know by email the dates and times that would be most convenient for you. You can also copy this page and circle the day and time you’re available and mail it to HAH, P O Box 202, Bridgehampton, NY 11932.
Any amount of time that you can provide would be most appreciated:
Thursday, May 16 beginning at 8am and continuing until about 1pm
We will be accepting plant container donations for the silent auction; sometimes small items will require pick-up from donors. Would you be willing to pick up plant containers?
Delivery of the pre-sale annuals will need to be unloaded from trucks and sorted.
Perennials which will be sold at the fair will need to be unloaded from the trucks and sorted.
Friday, May 17 beginning at 8am and continuing through 3pm
Additional plant deliveries will be arriving on Friday morning and again we will need your assistance unloading the trucks and setting up the displays.
Friday, May 17 beginning at 5pm until closing at 8pm & Saturday, May 18 beginning at 8am and continuing through closing at 1pm
Would you like to be a cashier or assist at check-out?
Would you be willing to help out in the ‘holding area’? Patrons place their plants here until final check-out.
Would you share your plant knowledge with others who are choosing plants at the fair?
Would you be willing to sell silent auction raffle tickets (Friday night only)?
Saturday, May 18 Clean-up of grounds area from 1 pm continuing through 3pm
Would you be willing to help with clean up?
Plant Digs from Member Gardens – this is an extremely important aspect of our fundraiser since it represents 100% profit to HAH
Would you like to host a ‘dig’ at your garden?
Would you like to volunteer to dig and plant up perennials at a host garden?
Would you be willing to ‘plant-sit’ perennials and/or shrubs which are dug from member gardens?
For those of you who are already plant-sitting – THANK YOU! Bettina Benson will be in touch with you soon or you can contact her directly at firstname.lastname@example.org Please provide your name, telephone number and email and specify what date, time, and area you would be willing to assist us. Again, any amount of time that you can provide would be most appreciated. If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact us. We look forward to hearing from you. For questions, please contact us at email@example.com