Archive | September, 2007

North Lake, WI Mystery Writer Holds Fundraiser For Local Library

Posted on 28 September 2007

Deb Baker, a North Lake, WI resident and mystery writer, donated a portion of the sales of her new book “Goodbye Dolly” at the launch party to the Town Hall Library. Baker worked at the library from 2000 – 2005. Her book “Goodbye Dolly” is the second in a series about doll collecting. The first […]

5 Ways to Say “Thanks” to Your Volunteer Team

Posted on 27 September 2007

When working on any volunteer project, you certainly couldn’t do it without the dedicated help from your team of volunteers. Whether it is a school, church or organization project, your volunteers are critical to the project’s success. Volunteers handle every aspect of a project or an event. Volunteers have many different skills and talents to […]

Volunteers, Boards: Get Help From the Experts

Posted on 25 September 2007

Many of the questions that were submitted to the fundraising survey that we recently conducted had to do with volunteers. Getting, keeping, inspiring, organizing and other help with volunteers for your group — were all mentioned quite a few times. Some of the specific questions I’ll plan on answering either individually or with articles in […]

Fundraising Survey – Winners of Free eBooks

Posted on 24 September 2007

Thanks to everyone who entrered this contest by answering the fundraising interest questions. There were many great responses… I think I’m going to be busy for quite some time answering them! Today the random drawing was done for the 10 winners… if you’d like to find out who won and watch the drawing as it […]

What Fundraisers Interest You?

Posted on 21 September 2007

Here’s a “thank you” going out to those who completed the fundraising interest survey. I’ve just started going through the results and so far have been very interested to hear some of the responses. You’ve posed a lot of great questions! Here is one chart that shows which fundraisers respondants were most interested in learning […]

12th Annual Used Book Sale to Benefit Mississauga Symphony in Canada held Thursday, Sept 19th through Sunday, Sept 23rd

Posted on 21 September 2007

The 12th Annual Used Book Sale for Mississauga Symphony held from Thursday, September 19th to Sunday, September 23rd 2007 in Mississauga, (Ontario, Canada) at the Sheridan Centre. The book sale is quite large, with 54,000 books. The books are divided into 48 categories from history, sci-fi, romance and other genres. Last year’s book sale had […]

Special Football Seating at Burlington High School Benefits Great River Hospice in Iowa

Posted on 19 September 2007

The Burlington High School Student Council is holding a raffle to support the Great River Hospice in Iowa, with a very unique prize that makes local football fans quite comfortable indeed. Winners have the opportunity to sit in a comfortable sofa during Burlington High School home varsity football games. They will also enjoy free snacks […]