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HHAD Planning Committee Meetings Page

HHAD weekly Zoom meetings will be each Wednesday 1:00 PM starting in January 2024.

Zoom Meeting Information for HHAD or VSC meetings,
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Current Project Information on HHAD
(Last updated 21Jul23 at 1835)

The information below is updated as our event comes together.  Some of the below links have not been completed.  If you have any questions about being on HHAD's Planning Committee, please get in touch with Don Hawkins at Hawkins@Veterans.ooo or call (317) 632-0500

Event Brochure ..... .... .... ....
Sponsors Letter Mayors Support Letter IN DVA Support Letter
Vendor / Exhibitor Letter .... Multi-Use Invoice/Receipt
Event Program - Draft .... ....
HHAD Site Map WRSP Site Map White River State Park

www.HoosierHeroes.net Sign-Up for Planning Committee Sign-Up to be a Volunteer
Event Proposal Proposed Budget Tents, Tables & Chairs
Potential Income - Other than Sponsors Potential Income - Sponsors Proposed Sponsors List
HHAD's DropBox Team Leaders Big Tent Layout

Teams Required to Plan this Event
Team & Descrptions Team Leader(s) Contact Information
Door Prizes - (Round-Up, get them to event) 
Fund Raising & Sponsors - (Cash & In-Kind)  Don Hawkins 317-632-0500 Hawkins@Veterans.ooo
Facility - (White River State Park, Venue, Permits, Licences, Insurance, IFD Flag, etc.) Don Hawkins
Laura Dowling

317-372-6010 LauraChernin@livenation.com 

Sep-Up - (Site Plan/Layout, Placement, etc. 
Check-In for Attendees - (3 locations)(Other than Volunteers, Vendors/Exhibitors) Jerry Morgan
Car, truck & Motorcycle Show - (Manage & Check-In)
Concert, Friday evening the 21st
Faith & Family Festival. Sunday the 22nd
Motorcycle Ride - (Manage & Check-In) Mike Clark
Job Fair - (Manage & Check-In) Lupe Martinez
Vendors/Exhibitors - Manage & Check-In) Yvonne Sukenick
Volunteers - (Manage & Check-In)(Youth Groups, Church, T-Shirts)

Bob Braum
Jerry Morgan

Suppliers - (Tents, Tables, Chairs in Big Tent)(Ice, Porta-Pots, Golf Carts Coins, etc.) Tents - Mary Bayt 317-
Entertainment (Kids) - Kida area (Bounce House, Kids Games, etc.)
Entertainment (adults) - Bands (Sound system for main stage) Dave Sassman
Kim Harvey
Entertainment - (State Fair type vendors, etc.)
Food Service - (in Food Tent) Katie Putnam, NCAA 317-917-6222 or -6470
Food Service - (Food Vendors outside Big Tent)
Health & Safety - (MESH & Ambulance) Annie Edwards
Program Participants - (Announcer, Speakers, Band, Bugler, SIngers, Color Guard, Missing Man, Bag Pipes, etc.)
Promotion & Advertising (Press Release, TV, Radio, Websites, Newsprint, Publications, etc
Security -
Parking -
Suppliers - (Other than food) Printers, Tents
Transportation -
Tear-Down & Clean-Up -
Law enforcement - (Sherriff, IMPD, State Police, etc.)
Fire Fighters - (IFD, etc.)
Hospitals -
EMS Units - Annie Edwards
Sports Teams - (Colts, Pacers, Indians, Fuel, etc.)
Veterans Organizations - (American Legion, VFW, DAV, NGAI, VVA, Marine COrps League, AMVETS, etc.)
Indianapolis Zoo Jake weeks
Julia Lawson
Indianapolis Indians Johnathon Howard 317-532-6941

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