Monday, May 23, 2011

Brides Against Breast Cancer Nationwide Tour of Gowns


The Brides Against Breast Cancer Nationwide Tour of Gowns is returning to Boston on June 11-12 at the Sheraton Boston Hotel. They need volunteers to help with set up/tear down and to help brides find the gowns of their dreams! Proceeds benefit Making Memories Breast Cancer Foundation, a nonprofit organization dedicated to granting wishes to terminal breast cancer patients.


SALE INFO:


Sheraton Boston Hotel

VIP Champagne Brunch: Saturday, June 11 from 10 AM - Noon

General Sale: Saturday, June 11 from Noon - 6 PM

General Sale: Sunday, June 12 from 10 AM - 6 PM


VOLUNTEER INFO:


Choose shift(s) above to reserve a spot. No tickets are required, but registration is necessary to reserve time slot. Please arrive 15 minutes before shift! Upon arrival, please check-in at the volunteer table and grab a t-shirt.

Feel free to sign up for multiple days and shifts. Feel free to invite your friends, family and co-workers -- even husbands and boyfriends (need guys to help with the heavy stuff!).


Where THEY Need Help

1. Registration - Signing in brides as they enter the sale (men can help).

2. Bride Greeter - This person will be inside the sale area and will direct brides on rules and how the sale area is set up (men can help).
3. Dress Runner - This person will help re-stock the dress racks from the fitting room "go back" racks (men can help).
4. Dressing Room Help - This person will be inside the dressing room and will assist the brides trying on gowns.
5. Dressing Room Attendant - This person will be inside the fitting room assisting the volunteers with "no deal" gowns - making sure the gowns are ready to return to the floor.


SIGN UP HERE!


What to Wear


Please wear dressy attire, such as khaki, black or brown pants or skirt. Jeans are fine as long as there are no rips or holes! Each volunteer will be given a Brides Against Breast Cancer t-shirt to wear at the event. Don’t forget comfortable shoes!


Parking


Valet parking is available at the hotel and self parking at the mall nearby. There is also street parking in the area.


Bring Friends!


Invite friends, family and colleagues! We need men too, especially for set up, tear down and to help return gowns to the racks during the sale, so invite boyfriends, fianc├ęs and brothers to help!


If you have any questions, please e-mail Brittney at brittney@makingmemories.org.

Thursday, May 19, 2011

Fantastic Volunteer Opportunity with City Year!


The Civic Engagement Team at City Year Boston will be hosting a service event on June 11th at the Richard J. Murphy Elementary School in Dorchester. The service day will include painting a community themed mural on one side of a 300 ft wall, then an interactive mural on the other side. The Mighty Murphy is one of the biggest schools in Boston and is surrounded by a vibrant and supportive community. The volunteer registration will begin at 9:00, and then the service will start at 9:30. Lunch will be provided at 12, then service will wrap up at around 2:30. This service day is free and all are welcome! If you would like more information or would like to sign up, feel free to contact Ashley Hackett at ahackett11@cityyear.org. Hope to see you there!

The Details
Date: June 11th
Time: 9:00-2:30
Cost: FREE
Where: Richard J. Murphy Elementary School
1 Worrell Street
Dorchester, Ma


Monday, May 2, 2011

Mark Albion at MTW!




On Tuesday May 3rd at 6:30pm, More Than Words & AuthorsGlobe present Dr. Mark Albion as the featured speaker of Authors Series. Dr. Albion will discuss his book More Than Money.

Topic: More Than Money - Navigating a Fulfilling Career
As achievers, there are a lot of pressures from parents, peers, society, & student loans. Unsure of what to do, one makes what they think is their safest career choice, confident that they can get back to what they love later. In this interactive discussion, Dr. Albion will discuss a framework of 4 central questions & 12 lifelines to navigate people on their path to money & meaning.

So come on down to More Than Words to join in the interactive discussion with Dr. Albion!


Buy Book: More Than Money via Amazon

About the Author/Speaker:
Dr. Mark Albion is the co-creator of the More Than Money League which implements his work through seminars, coaching & online learning. Dr. Albion was a student & professor at Harvard for 20 years, after which he co-founded six organizations, including Net Impact. Most recently, he served in the Office of the President at Babson College, helping to integrate social values into the college. He has made over 600 speaking visits to business schools & written 7 books.
In 2010, Dr. Albion became the first social entrepreneur to receive the distinguished National Award for Distinguished Entrepreneur of the Year, presented at Indiana University's Kelley School of Business. He is the creator of a 3-minute animated movie The Good Life Parable: An MBA Meets a Fisherman, winner of 4 film festivals for best short film.

About More Than Words:
More Than Words is a nonprofit social enterprise that empowers youth who are in the foster care system, court involved, homeless, or out of school to take charge of their lives by taking charge of a business.

About AuthorsGlobe:
AuthorsGlobe Educates, Empowers & Connects a global community with Thought Leadership.