Tonight was the appreciation dinner for everyone that volunteered at the 2010 Tucson Rodeo this past February. This was Ada’s 2nd year volunteering, so she and Donald enjoyed the company of all the other guys and gals that helped make this annual Tucson event a success. For 85 years, La Fiesta de los Vaqueros, (The Festival of the Cowboy) has depended on hundreds of volunteers each year to perform the many tasks required to put on a 10-day rodeo, and organize the longest non-motorized 2 mile parade. From tickets sales and seating patrons, to food service and grounds keeping, the day-to-day operations of running a rodeo depends on so many dedicated people to ensure a great rodeo experience for both the first time spectator and the seasoned ticket holder. Rain or shine, the community comes together for a week and two weekends and puts on one of the best shows in the west; steeped in cowboy culture and true western tradition. They’re always looking for more volunteers.
“Are you ready for some rodeo"?