Serve food all night rather than scheduling specific serving times thatcould interrupt dancing, games, and party continuity.
Provide plenty of soft drinks. Students will drink more than youimagine. You will probably be able to return any that are unopened.
Consider serving finger foods to avoid using (washing) cutlery.
Make sure you have ample food for volunteers.
Use multiple food stations. Some possibilities include tacos, delisandwiches, salad bars, ice cream carts, popcorn machines, and softdrink stands.
Make arrangement with a local homeless shelter or similarorganization to pick up left over food.
The decorating committee is responsible for decorating the facilities andfood tables. It is crucial that they work with the other committees, theProject Grad chairperson, and the local fire department.
Tips for the Decorating Committee
Balloons, balloons, balloons! Some could even be hung in a big netabove the dance area to be released all at once.
Crepe paper and streamers
Plastic wall coverings - long, wide rolls of plastic are available in manystores where landscaping and construction supplies are sold.
A sign post in a central location, giving directions to various activities.
A huge parachute hung over the entire area to provide a canopyatmosphere.
Costumes - garters on men's sleeves, visors, black vests for a casinotheme - and women in the costumes of the appropriate era.
The public relations (PR) committee is in charge of generating awarenessand enthusiasm for Project Grad among students and in thecommunity. It is also the responsibility of the PR committee to thank theorganizations who have donated money, merchandise, and services by listingthem in a news release and by sending them notes of appreciation afterProject Grad is over. The two major target audiences that the PRcommittee must work with are the student body and the members of thecommunity.