Festival

McCleary Bear Festival Committee

The Bear Festival Committee is comprised of the board members and community volunteers who work together throughout the year in planning, fundraising, and execution of the annual festival events. 

There are many volunteer opportunities available and new volunteers are eagerly welcomed. Please see our list of sub-committees below.

Community committee meetings are held the 3rd Tuesday of each month at 6:00 PM at the community center.

 

Planning Committee Members

2022-2023 Committee Members Coming Soon!

Nominations take place Tuesday, August 16, 2022, at 6:00pm, located at the McCleary Community Center.

Committee is voted into positions on Tuesday, September 20, 2022, at 6:00pm, located at the McCleary Community Center.

Committee positions include:

Chairman

Co-Chairman

Secretary

Treasurer

Two Trustee Positions

Teddy Bear
 

Sub-Committees

All of the fun of the McCleary Bear Festival could not happen without the help of community volunteers who play an integral part in the planning and execution of each of these events. Together we make Bear Festival a success. 

We are always looking for additional hands to help. If you are interested in participating in any of these sub-committees, please reach out to us at bearfestival@gmail.com.

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Grand Parade

Lead: Sarah Daniels
Co-Lead: TBD

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Kiddie Parade

Lead: Renae Hamshar
Co-Lead: TBD

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Bear Festival Stew

Lead: TBD
Co-Lead: TBD

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Entertainment

Lead: TBD
Co-Lead: TBD

Outdoor Family Day

Family Night

Lead: TBD
Co-Lead: TBD

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Car Show

*We are currently looking for a car club interested in planning and running car show!
Lead: TBD
Co-Lead: TBD

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Craft and Food Vendors

Lead: Holly Pierce
Co-Lead: Andrea Dahl

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Ambassadors/Royalty Court Scholarship Program

Royalty Director: TBD
Royalty Co-Chairman: TBD
Float Crew Manager: TBD
Float Crew Support Members: TBD

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Softball Tournament

Lead: TBD
Co-Lead: TBD

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Soap Box Derby

Lead: Jenna Jarvis
Co-Lead: Wendy Stanley

Streamers

Family Zone

Lead: TBD
Co-Lead: TBD

Dollar Bill in Jar

Festival Sponsorship

Lead: TBD
Co-Lead: TBD