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The Aug. 13, 2016 gathering of Rosie-the-Riveter lookalikes in Richmond has been officially declared the largest ever by Guinness World Records, officials at Rosie the Riveter/World War II Home Front National Historical Park said Tuesday.

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On that date, 2,229 people dressed as the iconic Rosie gathered at the Craneway Pavilion, according to Guinness World Records.

The gathering eclipsed the record set in 2015 at Willow Run Airport in Ypsilanti, Mich., where 2,090 Rosie lookalikes assembled.

 

Rosie the Riveter Trust Annual Dinner - April 8, 2017

Mira Vista Country Club, El Cerrito CA

Help us celebrate the legacy of Rosie as we work to inspire new generations. Meet national park rangers and beneficiaries of our youth programs. Enjoy gorgeous views of the San Francisco Bay,1940s ambiance, cocktails, a huge silent auction and more!

Program:

Time: 6:00 pm Cocktails  -  7:00 pm Dinner

Attire: Business casual – 1940s style encouraged

Join us to honor WWII Rosies and the Rosie spirit! 

This event is now SOLD OUT! Thanks to everyone who bought a ticket and we will see you on April 8!

 

 

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Each of the categories listed need volunteers either as a lead or as a team-member.  In addition to the tasks listed for each team, the time schedule for the day of the event as well as the event overview meeting and training commitments are listed.  If you are interested in volunteering to help with this exciting event, please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with the following information:

Name (first and last)

Phone number

Team Selected 

Position Selected (Lead or member)

 

  • Set Up Team – This team will be required to set up chairs and tables and assist with unloading boxes for the event. 

Schedule:  7:00 AM -10:00 AM Meeting/Training commitment: 2 hours

  • Check-in Team – This team will be responsible for ensuring each attendee has a wrist band and required attire in order to be included in the Guinness World Record count.  

Schedule:  8:00 AM – 11:30 AM Meeting/Training time commitment:  6 hours

  • Activities Team – This team will be responsible for staffing each activity table to provide guidance on activity as well as clean up at end of event.

Schedule:  9:00 AM – 12:00 PM Meeting/Training time commitment:  2 hours

  • World Record Steward -  This team will be responsible for ensuring an accurate count for the Guinness World Record. 

Schedule:  9:30 AM – 11:30 AM Meetings/Training time commitment:  6 hours

  • Clean Up Team - This team will be required to take down chairs, tables, assist with loading boxes and cleaning up the event space. 

Schedule:  11:30 AM -1:00 PM Meeting/Training time commitment: 2 hours

  • Volunteer Canteen Team – This team will be responsible for ensuring snacks and water are available for the event volunteers.  This may require soliciting donations of pre-packaged healthy food snacks and drinks. 

Schedule:  7:00 AM – 10:00 AM Meetings/Training time commitment:  2 hours

  • Selfie Wall Team – This team will be responsible for putting up the selfie picture posters prior to the event and taking them down at the end of the event.  

Schedule:  7:00 AM – 9:00 AM; 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM Meetings/Training time commitment: n/a

Rosie the Riveter Trust Annual Dinner - April 8, 2017

Mira Vista Country Club, El Cerrito CA

Help us celebrate the legacy of Rosie as we work to inspire new generations. Meet national park rangers and beneficiaries of our youth programs. Enjoy gorgeous views of the San Francisco Bay,1940s ambience, cocktails, a huge silent auction and more!

Program:

Time: 6:00 pm Cocktails (no-host bar)  -  7:00 pm Dinner

Attire: Business casual – 1940s style encouraged

 Tickets are $180 and selling fast!

Join us to honor WWII Rosies and the Rosie spirit! 

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Friday, December 30, 2016

Gift Matching Challenge!

Thank you to our wonderful supporters who doubled their gifts! We exceeded our match challenge and raised an extra $20,000 from a generous donor!

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You Can Still Help us Reach our Goal for a Legacy Film  & Every Kid in a Park!

We are very close to funding these wonderful projects for 2017:

  • Our documentary film-in-process that captures the extraordinary legacy of Ranger Betty Reid Soskin.
  • Our work to bring more than 1,200 fourth graders to learn history and park stewardship at Rosie the Riveter/WWII Home Front National Historical Park.

 

Click Here to Donate

 

 

Richmond appears to have brought home the Guinness World Record for gathering of girls and women dressed as Rosie the Riveter, having assembled a reported 2,265 Rosies at the Craneway Pavilion on Saturday.

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