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SOUTHWEST WINGS
SUMMER FESTIVAL

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SPONSORED BY

Wednesday August 3 to Saturday August 6, 2022

 

The Southwest Wings Summer Festival is a family friendly event with a Free Program, including lectures and walks, as well as displays from both Vendors and Exhibitors, all to be found at Cochise College Library Hall, Sierra Vista. A special Keynote Dinner, featuring Keynote Speaker Sheri Williamson (must register to attend) and Silent Auction will be held on Thursday August 4, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM, to be held in the Student Union Community Room.

 

 

 

Pre-festival Check-in and Welcome Jamboree Social - Tuesday, August 2, 2022, 4:30-5:30 PM

ALL registered festival participants are cordially invited to Check-In and join us as our guest for the pre-festival FREE Welcome Jamboree social on Tue, Aug 2, 4:30-5:30 PM held at Cochise College, Sierra Vista Student Union Community Room to check into the festival, pick up your complimentary Southwest Wings water bottle and other goodies. Enjoy a chance to meet your fellow Southwest Wings participants, guides, and the faces behind “The Greatest Little Birding Festival in the United States”, along with complimentary hors d’oeuvres and beverages (non-alcoholic, due to licensing restrictions).

To Car Caravan participants - While car caravan trips rendezvous at the specified day, time and meeting point, please join us to Check-In to the festival on Tue, Aug 2, as our guest for the pre-festival FREE Welcome Jamboree.

 

When registering for your trips online at the Cvent platform be sure to also select the pre-festival Jamboree to be counted.

On Saturday August 6, Rick Taylor will be signing advance copies of his new book, Birds of Arizona, available exclusively at the Festival from Jay's Bird Barn.

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Join the SW Wings team!  We are seeking a Treasurer

What: Treasurer, Volunteer Board Position

When: ASAP

Where:  Sierra Vista AZ 

Website:  www.swwings.org

 

CONTACT: treasurer@swwings.org

Southwest Wings is a 501 non-profit organization and Arizona’s oldest birding festival, since 1991.  We are looking for someone ethical and trustworthy with knowledge of Quickbooks, plus a computer and printer. Monthly deposits of any money coming in and the writing of checks, P&L and financial status reports. Bank reconciliations and monthly Financial Statements. Winters are slow but busy during our two festivals in Spring and Summer. Work with an Accountant to file taxes. Some knowledge of and/or experience in book-keeping or accountancy is preferred.

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Southwest Wings Birding and Nature Festival held a monthly speaker series in 2020/2021 which showcased some of our most outstanding and fascinating speakers. 

The 24 talks are now available to watch on the Southwest Wings YouTube Channel

THANK YOU FOr Your Support!

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Recent Donors: Dutch Nagle, Dwayne & Marj Longenbaugh, Karen LeMay, Angel Rutherford, Katherine Zellerbach, Susan Pearson, Joan Powell,

Nasrun Mazuli, Mary Ann Capehart,  Dee Puff, Melinda Varian, Deanna Sanner, Beth Combs, Patrick Belardo, Karen Sowers