Aneria Bouwer was one of the first people to contact the team at Melkbosstrand parkrun saying that she would like to get involved.
Aneria started training at other parkruns and is a very valuable member of the core team. She not only helps out as volunteer co-ordinator, but also does results, helps with setting up and has done all the other volunteer roles, including standing in as Event Director. She has a great sense of humour, is a team player and nothing is ever too much to ask.
Melkbosstrand parkrun would not have been the success it is if it was not for Aneria.
Welcome to this month’s volunteer update. Here is some of the key information for the coming period: 1. Important changes to event email accounts. 2. Embedding photographs in event news items. 3. Press and media. 4. Social media. 5. Recruiting volunteers. 6. Cancelling events. 7. Tail walkers. 8. Printed barcodes only. 1….
If ever proof were needed that parkrun really can make a difference in a community the launch of Mountain Drive parkrun in Graaff Reinet last Saturday provided it. With close to 300 registrations the enthusiasm for parkrun was obvious on the Saturday morning when dozens of excited first timers and volunteers arrived to run the…