Monday, April 19, 2010

Volunteers needed for Annual House Walk

The Rogers Park/West Ridge Historical Society will host its Annual House Walk on Sunday, May 2, 2010 from 12 Noon to 5:00 p.m. This year’s tour will highlight Indian Boundary Park and nearby homes, including the notable Park Castles and Park Gables apartment buildings and their spectacular Art Deco swimming pools.

A new RPWRHS exhibit in the park’s cultural center, A Park is Your Front Yard: Indian Boundary Park and the Gubbins, McDonnell & Blietz Co-ops, 1915-1929 will also be open to tour participants.

Volunteers are needed for half or full shifts on the day of the tour. A half-day shift is from 11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. or 2:00 p.m.-5:30 p.m. A full day shift is from 11:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Volunteers will serve as greeters or docents at tour sites and will have a brief training session prior to the tour.

Those interested in volunteering should contact mbrewer@rcn.com to sign up. For more information about the Tour and Exhibit, visit http://www.rpwrhs.org/.

Please forward this to the members of your committees who may not be included on this message, and thank you for supporting our Annual Tour.

Maribeth Brewer
Indian Boundary Park Advisory Council