Our early July 2017 newsletter has published! Inside, find out about GRandJazzFest volunteer opportunities, our Family Guitar Tent, and much more. Read the newsletter here.
GRandJazzFest seeks volunteers
Get the “backstage view” at the FREE fest!
GRAND RAPIDS, MICH. – July 5, 2017 – GRandJazzFest presented by DTE Energy Foundation seeks volunteers to help at the festival Aug. 19 and 20 at Rosa Parks Circle in downtown Grand Rapids.
“Get your ‘backstage pass’ now to the excitement by becoming a GRandJazzFest volunteer,” Chairperson/Founder Audrey Sundstrom said. “It’s a great opportunity to get the inside view at our free, family friendly, live jazz festival!”
Three-hour shifts are available to assist in presenting this event to the community. All volunteers will receive a t-shirt, bottled water and the opportunity to help put on this free public event in the community.
People interested in volunteering can go to https://grandjazzfest.org/volunteers/ to sign up.
GRandJazzFest presented by DTE Energy Foundation is a community event of the nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization “GR and Jazz” founded in 2012, with the purpose of promoting and bringing awareness of jazz and related arts to new and diverse audiences through educational programs and community events. GRandJazzFest 2017 is a FREE weekend-long event that runs Saturday, Aug. 19, from noon until 10 p.m., and Sunday, Aug. 20, from 1 p.m. to 9 p.m., featuring notable jazz artists, including many who are Michigan-based. GRandJazzFest brings together acclaimed jazz performers as well as highlights emerging artists for diverse audiences. GRandJazzFest is being held at Rosa Parks Circle, a central location in the heart of downtown Grand Rapids, where attendees can enjoy music, support local businesses and visit other Grand Rapids attractions. The festival is FREE. More information at www.grandjazzfest.org.
About the DTE Energy Foundation
The DTE Energy Foundation is the philanthropic arm of DTE Energy, continuing the legacy of community support and involvement of its electric and natural gas utilities, which serve 2.2 million electric customers in Southeast Michigan and 1.3 million natural gas customers in Michigan. In 2015, the DTE Energy Foundation provided $15 million in grant support to nonprofits throughout the company’s service territories. As one of Michigan’s leading corporate citizens, DTE Energy is a force for growth and prosperity in the 450 Michigan communities it serves in a variety of ways, including philanthropy, volunteerism and economic progress. http://www.dteenergy.com/foundation.