This is your chance to help guide the future of the Shaw Guild!
In November several positions on the Shaw Guild Executive will be coming to the end of their current term. Anyone who has been a Shaw Guild member for at least 1 year prior to nomination may put his/her name forward to the Nominating Committee to stand for election.
The following executive positions are for a term of 2 years. Executive members are expected to attend monthly meetings from January until November and to prepare reports for these monthly meetings. Good computer skills are necessary for all of these positions.
The positions up for election are:
The chair is responsible for sending out timely e-blasts to our membership as well as producing five newsletters annually. The chair maintains the Shaw Guild website.
The chair is responsible for setting up the hosting schedule for the season and supervising the team of Hosting Captains who arrange for volunteers to fill the hosting shifts at the theatres and the Members Terrace.
The chair is responsible for recording annual memberships and hours worked by our volunteers and maintaining the master member database.
Shaw Theatre Gardens Chair
The chair is responsible for organizing and leading the team of volunteer gardeners that maintains the Festival Theatre gardens and Royal George Theatre gardens.
Please contact any of the members of the Nominating Committee to discuss your interest by June 30th.
Arlene Carson (Chair) – email@example.com
Elaine Evans – firstname.lastname@example.org
Laurie Harley – email@example.com
Keith Mills – firstname.lastname@example.org
Julian Rance – email@example.com
Alan Walker – firstname.lastname@example.org
June 12, 2017 • Tags: Elections • Comments Off on Elections 2017 – Executive Positions
As a member of the Shaw Guild, we are pleased to extend an invitation to join us at two very special events on May 6 and 7. Help us give a warm welcome to Stephen Fry.
Talk with Stephen Fry
Tim Carroll and Stephen Fry talk Me and My Girl
WHEN: Saturday, May 6 at 11am (doors open at 10:30am)
WHERE: Festival Theatre
Suggested donation of $20 per person at time of booking
To book tickets to the talk, call the Box Office: 1-800-511-7429
Fry on Fry
An interview between Stephen Fry … and Stephen Fry
WHEN: Sunday, May 7 at 3pm (doors open at 2:30pm)
WHERE: Glenn Gould Studio – 250 Front Street West, Toronto
To book tickets to Fry on Fry, call 1-800-657-1106 ext. 2277 or email email@example.com.
Both events are general admission. Limited seating.
May 3, 2017 • Tags: offer • Comments Off on Help us welcome Stephen Fry to the Shaw Festival
The Shaw Guild Garden Tour Committee is preparing for our Annual Fundraiser and we need your help! We still have a few spots left to fill.
This year’s garden tour is Saturday, June 10, 2017, from 10 am to 4 pm. Greeters and cashiers are required for the eight homes on the tour.
If you are able to help with a shift (9:30 am to 1:00 pm or 12:30 pm to 4:00 pm) please email Mary Anne Seppala with the following:
- phone number
- email address
- preferred shift (AM, PM, or both)
- if you are a new or returning Garden Volunteer
Gardening experience is not required and we welcome both returning and new volunteers to this fun event. Your involvement will ensure success!
Mary Anne Seppala, Volunteer Coordinator
May 2, 2017 • Tags: Event, Garden Tour, Volunteers • Comments Off on Volunteers Needed!
TIME CHANGE: Shaw Guild Dress Rehearsal of Saint Joan
WHEN: Tuesday, May 2, 2017
Doors open at 6:15 pm • Show start time 7:00 pm
WHERE: Shaw Festival Theatre
As in previous years, a cash bar will be available pre-show and at intermission and tickets will be available at the door. Please remember to wear your Guild badge.
Annie Holcomb, Activities Chair
April 30, 2017 • Tags: dress rehearsal, Event • Comments Off on Dress Rehearsal – Time Change