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Welcome! Thank you for joining our Avon Walk for Breast Cancer Houston Volunteer Team! With the Walk just around the corner, we’ve prepared this guide to answer many of the questions that are probably on your mind and to make sure you’re completely prepared to have a great volunteer experience. Please read this information thoroughly and click the button to confirm that you will be joining us for your assigned shift, if you haven’t already done so. If you have not yet signed-up to volunteer, please email the Crew & Volunteer Coordinator today at email@example.com or call (713) 968-9250. We need all Volunteers to sign-up in advance. Our community of Walkers, Crew members, Volunteers, donors, family, friends and more will unite on April 16-17, 2011 with one common goal: to end breast cancer. We can’t wait to see you! EVENT EVE VOLUNTEER DETAILS DATE: Friday, April 15, 2011 EVENT EVE HOURS AS FOLLOWS 10:00AM-1:00PM – Set-Up 2:15PM-8:30PM – Event Eve 3:15PM-8:30PM – Medical Data Entry 4:30PM-9:00PM – Evening Breakers LOCATION: Westin Galleria 5060 West Alabama Street Houston, TX77002 WHAT TO DO ONCE YOU ARRIVE: When you arrive at Event Eve, you want to go straight to the Volunteer Check-In Table. You will then sign-in, collect your Volunteer T-shirt and be directed to your station. *Please note that you will receive only one t-shirt for the entire weekend. WHAT TO BRING: Storage space is extremely limited; bring a small bag that you can easily keep with you. There will be many people flowing in and out of the area, so please do not bring anything valuable as we cannot be responsible for anything lost or stolen. All Volunteers (with the exception of Set-up morning Volunteers) will be provided with dinner between the hours of 4:30PM and 8:00PM. You will receive a meal ticket and directions when it is time for your break. We try to let everyone know what time their dinner will be, but please remember it is subject to change and we ask that you be flexible. We will also have snacks and water available for you at the Volunteer Check-In Table. WHAT TO WEAR: Many of you will either be on your feet or moving around all day long, so please dress comfortably. You will receive one volunteer t-shirt that you should wear during your shift. DIRECTIONS TO YOUR VOLUNTEER SHIFT & PARKING: EVENT EVE LOCATED AT: Westin Galleria 5060 West Alabama Street Houston, TX77002 CLICK HERE FOR A MAP BY CAR: From Kingwood/points North: • US-59S to I-610W • I-610W becomes I-610S • Take exit #8C – Westheimer Road • Right onto Westheimer Road • Left onto Sage Road • Left onto W Alabama Street • The Westin Galleria is on your left From Clear Lake/points South: • I-45N to exit #46B – TX-288S to US-59N • Exit Newcastle Drive • Left onto Richmond Avenue • Right onto Post Oak Boulevard • Left onto Hidalgo Street • Right onto McCue Street • Right onto W Alabama Street • The Westin Galleria is on your left From Katy/points West: • I-10E to exit #763 - I-610S • Take exit #8C – Westheimer Road • Right onto Westheimer Road • Left onto Sage Road • Left onto W Alabama Street • The Westin Galleria is on your left From Beaumont / points East: • I-10W to exit #763 - I-610S • Take exit #8C – Westheimer Road • Right onto Westheimer Road • Left onto Sage Road • Left onto W Alabama Street • The Westin Galleria is on your left BY PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION: The Westin Galleria is accessible via shuttle or taxi. CLICK HERE FOR WEBSITE or call (866) 716-8137 for more specific information. PARKING: Parking is available in The Westin Galleria parking lot. Parking is complimentary in the Yellow or Orange parking garages located at The Galleria Mall. WEEKEND PARKING: Overnight/weekend parking is available at The Westin Galleria. There is limited parking at Stude Park. Family/friends staying for the Ceremony can park in spaces surrounding the park on a first-come, first-served basis. THANK YOU! From everyone at the Avon Foundation for Women, our deepest gratitude goes out to all of you whose contribution helps us further our mission of advancing access to care and finding a cure for breast cancer. To each and every Walker, Crew member, Volunteer, Donor, sponsor, supporter, beneficiary and friend: Thank you for saving lives. If you have any additional questions, please contact the Crew &Volunteer Coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org or (713) 968-9250.
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