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Operation SEAs The Day Volunteer Opportunities and Events 2019

Operation SEAs The Day will open the volunteer website on July 15 through August 15 for opportunities to support the 7th Warrior Beach Week.

We will review all requests and give feedback after August 15. It is through community involvement that makes Operation SEAs The Day possible for the very deserving heroic Veterans and their families. Volunteer activities will begin now and continue through Warrior Beach Week (September 3 – 8).

Volunteers are needed in the following areas:

  • Deliver water to various activities
  • Assist with Stand-Up Paddle Boarding and Kayaking
  • Help VIF families boarding/returning from Boating trips 
  • Organize and pack food bags
  • Trucks/Vans – transport packed food bags to South Coastal library on Labor Day
  • Set up chairs and tables for certain events, as well as breaking down and stacking
  • Sell merchandise at various locations
  • Help at the Motorcade – Friday 9/6
  • Fort Miles excursion – Greet and check list of attendees on bus
  • Coordinate Poster Pal activities
  • Assist with Media
  • Other activities that may arise

If interested in volunteering, please go to operationseastheday.org – ABOUT – Volunteer Opportunities, review the 2019 needs, and complete the Volunteer Signup sheet.

We will review all requests and give feedback after August 15.   We will try to give you lots of advance notice but please understand that occasions for volunteering can and often pop up quickly.

Poster Pal Project

Operation SEAs The Day Poster Pal program will be held at the Bethany Beach Library  on TUESDAY’s  July 9, 16, and 23 from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.  Bring your family, guests, friends, and neighbors for fun and creativity in completing a poster welcoming and honoring the brave Veteran families participating in the 7th Annual Warrior Beach Week.  Blank posters and markers will be available at the library as well as other patriotic families recognizing the Warrior families!   All Posters will be used to line the street as the Very Important Families arrive for the Welcome reception as well as at Bayside for the Hero’s Welcome motorcade.   Warrior families are given the opportunity to take home their favorite posters after the event.

2019 Operation SEAs The Day official merchandise on sale!!  Wear your 2019 OSTD shirts!!!!   2019 Operation SEAs the Day official merchandise on sale at various locations:

  • Colony Beach Shoppe: The Sea Colony Beach Shoppe located at Sea Colony Marketplace, Rt. 1 near Bethany Beach, DE 2015.
  • The Bethany Sea Crest shop is now carrying Operation SEAs The Day merchandise.   If you find yourself in downtown Bethany stop in the Bethany Sea Crest Shop, 99 Garfield Pkwy, Bethany Beach.

Events:

6/12 – 8/28: Sea Colony Farmers Market on Wednesdays

7/13 and 8/10: Giant Food:  38069 Town Center Dr. Millville, DE

9/6: Freeman Stage (vendor area only)

9/7: Cripple Creek Car Show

9/7: Bethany Beach Boardwalk Art Festival (bandstand area)

“HEROES” WELCOME HOME — 9/6 Friday, 4:45p.m. – 5:15 p.m. LINE THE STREETS

Buses carrying Warrior families will leave Sea Colony Marketplace 4:45 p.m. and arrive at Bayside 5:00-5:15 p.m. Bring your family and friends, wear Red, White, and Blue, and wave an American flag. Or come to Bayside and give these brave men and woman the HERO’S WELCOME HOME they deserve as they arrive between 5:00 p.m. – 5:15 p.m.!

9/6 Friday, 7:00 p.m. – “Bruce In The USA” concert (back by popular demand). ‘Bruce In The USA’ is much more than just another tribute. It’s the ultimate celebration of Bruce Springsteen & The E. St. Band. This high-energy musical experience is fun-filled and exciting. The VIF’s will be the honored guests for the evening. Tickets available on the Freeman Stage website freemanstage.org.

Thank you to all the local businesses, communities, and churches that have come on board to support the Wounded Warrior Families and continue to do so over the years. Everyone look for PROUD SUPPORTER signs of the 7th Annual Warrior Beach Week in the business’ window throughout the summer. Thank you to all of these great organizations!!

Thank you for the many beautiful homes for use by the Wounded Warrior families and their caregivers!   Your generosity is the backbone of Operation SEAs The Day and an example of how an American small town has not forgotten what these brave Americans have sacrificed for our peaceful way of life. Thank you to everyone!

For more information go to www.operationseastheday.org.

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