Rosalea’s Big Seven Ohhh!
Donate and help restore Rosalea’s Hotel!
1883 & 1968
Rosalea's Patterson House Hotel
Were you a traveling hippie in the 1970s?
Perhaps you stayed at the famous Rosalea's Hotel in Harper, KS. Now you
can help restore it as an historic prairie icon of the 70s! Goal:
100,000 at $10 each and it is preserved for future generations!
Historicity, Inc., W. Main, Harper, KS 67058
Preserving the history, art & culture of the prairies for future generations
It is an honor and a privilege to volunteer for Prairie
Connection, a grassroots, volunteer organization established in 1994.
We have a wide variety of volunteer tasks available and try to fit the task to
your skill and interest level. You will be primarily assisting Rosalea
Hostetler, Founder and Chief Volunteer. She volunteers about 2,000
hours a year and is a great mentor for anyone who is willing to listen and
learn. If you are older, and don't need a mentor anymore, she is a good
cheerleader and support person. All ages are encouraged to submit an
VOLUNTEER TASKS (check)
sorting and organizing inventory (much of it collectibles)
carpenter skills and painting
snacks and taking tickets at the Prairie Arts Theatre on weekends
with King Parrot On the Road are fun adventures, too.
CONNECTION TASKS (Check)
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WHAT I CAN DO:
columnists each issue
ads and fundraising*
Most work needs to be done in Harper County, but she will try to adapt to where
you are and what you can do., Please be respectful of this woman's years
of accomplishments. You must be substance free, reliable, punctual, able
to follow instructions to a "t," and finish the job. You
also need to be responsive-people who will not return phone calls or do not
respond to emails sap too much of her energy.
You may think being a volunteer is not a "real" job but it is-how you
perform with volunteer work will follow you throughout your career, and can be
used as a springboard for a better career path jobs. It has also
been scientifically proven that volunteers live longer!
Thank you for taking time to fill out this application! Submit to the
above address, snail mail or email.
Have you ever done volunteer work before? If so, describe how long and
How many hours a month/week are you available?
What day(s) and time are best for you?
you a better follower or leader? Or both?
you a people person or do you need to be "out front"?
do you function better alone and behind the scenes?
is the highest level of education completed?
Do you like music, art or history? What are your hobbies and interests?
Why do you wan t to do volunteer work for The Balmer Fund/Prairie
Tell us about your work history and what you liked best. Disliked.
Three references, names, address and phone number of NON relatives
IN CASE OF EMERGENCY, CONTACT PERSON, PHONE AND ADDRESS: