I have been a volunteer for the Lakefront Festival of Arts since 2004
and have co-chaired the promotions committee for two years. I am honored
and excited to have been asked to co-chair the 2010 event and I continue volunteering today.
In 2008 I agreed to take on the role as co-chair of the promotions
committee. My responsibilities included the design and production of all
merchandise for retail sale as well as limited edition volunteer
apparel. Utilizing my skills as a graphic designer I created several
exciting and creative designs that incorporated the artist's image
chosen for the event.
Samples of all of our designs were submitted to the International
Festivals and Events Association (IFEA) Haas & Wilkerson Pinnacle
Awards competition. The 2009 we received a gold award for best hat and a
bronze award for our black zip neck sweatshirt. The 2008 items received
3 gold awards for our scarf, portfolio and bucket hat and 2 bronze
awards for mug and cargo vest.