AVA Future Special Programs
Our appreciation goes to all Committee Members of the Special Programs for the hard work in implementing and maintaining the programs as well as the financial contributions made to AVA as a result of each of the Special Programs.
Little Free Libraries
Program runs January 1, 2019 - December 31, 2021. Redeem completed books by Dec 31, 2022. No retroactive entries will be accepted. Little Free Libraries can be found throughout the US, Canada and many countries around the world. Complete 20 AVA sanctioned walks that include a Registered Little Free Library. Registered LFL's have an official charter sign and charter number which will be the qualifier. Unregistered LFL's will not count and only one LFL may be used per walk even if there is more than one on the route. One entry per calendar year is permitted for YRE and Seasonal events. Patch is a 4"X4" multi-color picturing three children enjoying books while sitting beneath a Little Free Library. Cost of books is $10. Qualifier for 20 sanctioned events. Order your book from Deb Gaskins, PO Box 110, Des Moines, IA 50301-0110. Make check payable to Greater Des Moines Volkssport Association (GDMVA). Email firstname.lastname@example.org phone 515-238-2486.
Carousels Across America
Program runs January 1, 2019 - December 31, 2021. Redeem completed books by Dec 31, 2022. Honor a much loved form of entertainment in the United States. Each state has at least one carousel. Any sanctioned YRE or Traditional event passing a carousel in the U.S. qualifies. Entries per event are unlimited, but a start card must be completed and carried for each. This program is not retroactive. The patch is an embroidered, multi-colored 4"X2 1/4" depicting three colorful carousel horses of varying sizes. Qualifier is the completion of 15 sanctioned events passing a carousel. Cost of books is $10. Order you book Albany Fitwalkers Volkssporting Club, PO Box 1218, Albany, OR 97321. POC: Don Reed email@example.com or 541-974-5780.