Tentative Schedule of Events for Klamath Basin Bucket Brigade
New Schedule of events for the Bucket Brigade
Just in at 5/5/01 3:40:53 PM
KLAMATH BUCKET BRIGADE -- Monday, May 7th
Rally time has been adjusted to begin slightly earlier because of "live television feeds" request to have buckets dipped precisely at: 12:30. \
Volunteers check in at 9:00 AM .. ( if you think you are one, then you are .. be there )
Police are anticipating crowd at Veteran's Memorial Park to be 8,000-10,000. Speakers
are asked to be at Veteran's Park at 10:45 a.m. if possible. Check in at Speaker sign (on flat bed pickup at entrance to park).
**If transportation to and from the event is required, please contact Mike Byrne 530/667-5531
(work), 530/667-5268 (home), or Bob Gasser 541/798-5655 (work), or 541/891-9113.
NOTICE: FARM BUREAU BUSES ARRIVING FROM NORTH SHOULD DROP OFF THEIR PEOPLE AT VETERAN'S PARK INSTEAD OF THE FAIRGROUNDS. THERE WILL BE 11 BUSES SHUTTLING PEOPLE FROM THE FAIRGROUNDS TO VETERAN'S PARK, BUT ALL BUSES SHOULD DROP OFF PASSENGERS DIRECTLY AT VETERAN'S PARK.
For the afternoon rally at Modoc Field following the finish of the Bucket Brigade, speakers are asked to assemble at 1:50 p.m. at the rear of the stage area. Estimated crowd is 10,000. Bus transportation or previously arranged private vehicle transportation will be available for all dignitaries as needed.
10:45AM: Supportive organizations roll call: Patsy Gasser, Diane Mathis, Judy Brosterhous
Mike Byrne -- Introductions (speaker's time limit: 2-3 minutes each)
11:00AM: National President of the Grange -- Bob Clouse
Ric Costales -- Frontiers of Freedom
California Assemblyman Dick Dickerson (plane out 11:30)
California Assemblyman Sam Aanestad
Oregon State Representative Betsy Close
Oregon State Representative Bill Garrard
Oregon State Representative Tom Butler
Oregon State Representative Jeff Kropf
Oregon State Senator Steve Harper
Oregon Speaker of the House Marc Simmons
Oregon Commissioner of Labor and Industries Jack Roberts
KLAMATH BASIN BUCKET BRIGADE:
11:45AM: Color Guard
11:50AM: National Anthem
11:53AM: Pledge of Allegiance
11:55AM: Invocation by Pastor Joyce Fogle
SPEAKERS: (time limit: 2-3 minutes each)
11:57AM: Chairman Bob Smith introduces Senator Gordon Smith, Congressman Walden & Congressman
Herger (2 minutes
11:50AM: Senator Gordon Smith
12:02PM: Congressman Greg Walden
12:05PM: Congressman Wally Herger
(At this point Chaimran Smith and above speakers move to bucket area)
(Self introductions for local speakers)
12:08PM: John Crawford -- Klamath Water Users Association/Family Farmer
12:12PM: Venancio Hernandez & Vitalina Hernandez Malakar -- Hispanic Community
Representatives/farmer & leader
(speeches in both English & Spanish)
12:19PM: Hollis Baley -- descendant of Czech settlers representing Klamath Basin Youth
12:22PM: Darla Parks -- descendant of Czech settlers/teacher/farm wife and mother
12:25PM: Marion Palmer -- WWII Veteran's Homesteader/Farmer
(Marion Palmer will introduces Prosser Family)
12:30PM: Bucket Brigade Begins: Prosser family dips first bucket and passes it to all
dignitaries in pre-assigned order; after first
5-10 buckets, dignitaries may relinquish their space in line and move about the crowd
or board the dignitary bus for a
ride to the "A" canal and Modoc Field for afternoon rally. Food & beverages will be
provided on the bus.
12:45PM: Rally participants begin to march down Main Street behind last bucket.
1:45PM: End bucket brigade, congregate at Modoc Field
MODOC FIELD PROGRAM:
1:50PM: Invited speakers need to gather at speaker stage on Modoc Field
2:00PM: Chairman Bob Smith -- Master of Ceremonies opens program, introduces all speakers
(speaking time limited to 3-4 minutes each due to large number of speakers)
Congressman Greg Walden
California Senator Rico Oller -- represented by Special Assistant Dan Dehlinger
California Senator Maurice Johannessen -- represented by Julie Clausen
Lynn Cornwell -- President National Cattlemen's Assoc.
Bob Skinner -- President Oregon Cattlemen's Assoc.
John Hayes -- Past President Oregon Cattlemen's Assoc.
Todd Swickard -- Vice President California Cattlemen's Assoc.
Bob McLandress -- California Waterfowl Association President
Barry Bushue -- Oregon Farm Bureau President
Douglas Mosebar -- California Farm Bureau First Vice President
Steve West -- Klamath County Commissioner
John Elliot -- Klamath County Commissioner
Al Switzer -- Klamath County Commissioner
Phil Ward -- Oregon Dept. of Agriculture represented by Brent Searle, Special Assistant
Joan Smith -- Siskiyou County Supervisor
Bill Hoy -- Chairman Siskiyou County Board of Supervisors
Nancy Huffman -- Modoc County Supervisor
Patsy Smullin -- President of KOBI TV
Mike Byrne -- Cattleman, descendant of early settlers