Position Description Volunteer Name
President Conduct monthly meetings from February to June. Establish budget. Hannah Cavey
Vice President and Fireworks Manager Order fireworks; coordinate with Police and SHA; Post "no parking" signs; manage radio communications and sound system. Mark Gardner
Vice President and Safety Manager Manage safety operations; organize support from HVFC; order trash bags and boxes; hire clean-up crew; arrange for shuttle buses. Chuck Bollinger
Treasurer Manage finances; track revenues and expenses; provide monthly reports to the Board from February to July, mail donation envelopes, purchase gift cards. Ken Bollinger
Permits Apply for the Baltimore County parade permit. The treasurer writes the check for the permit fee. Available
Signs & Flags Design and order signage. Change the date on the "big" sign from the previous year. Erect the "big" sign on Memorial Day weekend. Take it down after the parade. Order several hundred flags to line the parade route. Erect the flags the night before the parade. Available
Sponsorships & Donations Solicit businesses to sponsor bands, fireworks, and all events. Available
Parade Line-Up Manage parade registrations; prepare the order of the parade and comments for announcers. Available
Chief Judge Identify judges, order trophies, set up score sheets. Available
Bands Find bands to play in Hereford's parade. Available
Color Guards, Military Units Arrange for units of color guards, military units and American Legions to be in parade Available
Grandstand Organize and operate the grandstand; order stage from Balto Co R&P; decorate stage; schedule announcers; write announcer scripts. Write trivia questions and solicit door prizes. Available
Downtown food & entertainment Arrange for food and entertainment. Available
HHS food and entertainment Arrange for plenty of food and entertainment from 4 pm to 10 pm. Available
Battle of the Bands Arrange a competition of local bands. Could be a fund raiser before parade day or entertainment at HHS that day. Available
Kids' Inflatable Entertainment Order kids' inflatables. Arrange for insurance, delivery, set up and pick up. Available
Orioles and Ravens mascots Arrange for the Orioles' and Ravens' mascots to be in the parade. Available
McGruff mascot Arrange for the McGruff mascot to be in the parade. Available
Other mascots Arrange for Chick Fil A, Iron Birds, Sweet Frog, Turkey Hill and other mascots Available
Bucket Brigade Collect donations on parade day by walking the parade route and working the HHS crowd. Available
Parade Program Design the parade program. Sell ads. Print and distribute two weeks prior to parade day. Available
National Anthem Arrange for a singer to sing the national anthem at 5:45 pm at the judging review stand. Arrange for dove release. Available
Fund Raiser Raise $5,000 to support the festivities. Available
Graul's donations Solicit donations in Graul's vestibule in June. Available
Public Awareness Make the public aware of the festivities using signs, banners, media, direct mail, etc. Deliver fliers to businesses including Morris Meadows campground. Arrange for media coverage. Available
Web Site Operate, maintain and host www.HerefordParade.org. Doogle Design, LLC
Jason Cavey
Facebook Post on FB; attract friends; offer news and games to boost public involvement in the festivities. Available
Property Decorating Contest Prepare fliers for distribution on Memorial Day weekend; judge properties the weekend before the parade; post lawn signs several days before the parade; issue gift cards; collect signs the next week for re-use. Available
Children's Bike Parade Organize the bike parade; advertise it; buy prizes; conduct the parade. Available
Baltimore County Recreation & Parks Keep an eye on operations and notify the Board about issues from the County's perspective. Available