Mark your calendar for Aug. 29 at 6.30 p.m. You don’t want to miss the volunteer orientation meeting, which takes place at Wellwood, 501 Sanatorium Road in Hamilton.

It’s THE night to meet the rest of your event-day team of volunteers and talk to your captain about your duties. And remember to pick up your special volunteer T-shirt.

If you are new this year, you need to provide a signed volunteer waiver. You can print this and bring it signed to orientation or scan it and send to (wavier here:

It’s a great night to learn from the experiences of seasoned volunteers and get to know this year’s crop of new BRIGHT volunteers.

And remember, if you refer a friend to volunteer on event day and be entered into a draw for a $30 gift card of your choice to be drawn at the orientation meeting.