The ANWG 2017 Northwest Weavers’ Conference will be a busy place and we can always use more hands to help out. Volunteering is a way to become more involved with the conference and to meet and make new friends. If you have some free time during the conference and would like to help out in any of a variety of tasks, you can check the box on your registration form or contact our Committee Chair for Volunteers using the form below or at firstname.lastname@example.org
It is not necessary to register for the conference to take part as a volunteer.
Some of the jobs we need to fill are:
- Hospitality desk attendant
- Fashion show assistants
- Display assistants
- Gallery security
- People’s choice ballot counters
The ribbons attached to the ANWG 2017 conference volunteer badge are selvedges from the Pendleton Woolen Mills in Oregon. A thoughtful brother of one of our Victoria Handweavers and Spinners Guild members brought this back from his latest Pendleton shirt buying pilgrimage. The warp is cotton and weft is wool. The selvedges were produced from ITEMA R9500 rapier loom operating with a Staubli LX1600 Jacquard head. We thought that using this material to identify our volunteers was a great way to support the conference theme of “Treadle Lightly”.