2013 Calendar of Events

January

  1 – Scholarship applications available

  8 – Love Tree celebration ceremony in Mercy Plaza at 2 p.m.

16 – Great River Friends board meeting, 11:30 a.m., Oak Room

22 – Volunteer In-Service and get-together, 9:30 a.m., Oak-Walnut-Maple

February

  4 – Requests for proposals for annual gifting

13 and 14 – Great River Gift Shop Valentine’s sales

14 – Great River Gift Shop Valentine’s delivery

15 – Scholarship application deadline

15 – Annual gifting proposal submission deadline

20 – Great River Friends board meeting, 11:30 a.m., Oak Room

26 – Volunteer In-Service and get-together, 9:30 a.m., Oak-Walnut-Maple   

March

  1 – Spring Bridge

20 – Great River Friends board meeting, 11:30 a.m., Administration board room

26 – Volunteer In-Service and get-together, 9:30 a.m., Oak-Walnut-Maple

30 – Bridge articles due

April

  1 – Junior Volunteen application deadline

  4 and 5 Masquerade Jewelry Fair, Mercy Plaza

            4 – 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.

            5 – 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.   

15 – Scholarship recipients notification deadline  

22 to 26 National Volunteer Week

23 - Great River Friends annual meeting and Spring Fling recognition event, Mercy Plaza, 4 to 6 p.m.

May

  2 – Great River Gift Shop Trunk Show, 9 a.m. to 7 p.m., Gift Shop

  9 – Mayors’ Volunteer Awards Luncheon, Burlington Golf Club

15 – Great River Friends board meeting, 11:30 a.m., Oak Room

16 and 17 - Books Are Fun Book Fair, Mercy Plaza

            16 – 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

            17 – 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.

23 – Volunteer In-Service and get-together, 9:30 a.m., Oak-Walnut-Maple

June

  1 – Summer Bridge

  6 – Junior Volunteen orientation, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Oak-Walnut-Maple

10 – Junior Volunteen summer program kick-off

19 – Great River Friends board meeting, 11:30 a.m., Oak Room

July

  1 – Annual giving campaign kick-off

No meetings or in-services scheduled

August

  2   – Junior Volunteen summer program last day

21 – Great River Friends board meeting, 11:30 a.m., Oak Room

24 – Volunteer In-Service and get-together, 9:30 a.m., Oak-Walnut-Maple

31 – Bridge articles due

September

  5 – Great River Gift Shop Trunk Show, 9 a.m. to7 p.m., Gift Shop

16 – Gift Shop volunteer training, TBA, Oak-Walnut-Maple

18 – Great River Friends Board Meeting, 11:30 a.m., Oak Room

19 – Gift Shop volunteer training, TBA, Oak-Walnut-Maple

24 – Volunteer In-Service and get-together, 9:30 a.m., Oak-Walnut-Maple

October

16 – Great River Friends board meeting, 11:30 a.m., Oak Room

22   – Volunteer In-Service and get-together (Annual questionnaire), 9:30 a.m., Oak-Walnut-Maple

16 to 18 – Masquerade Jewelry Fair, Mercy Plaza

            16 – 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.

            17 – 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.

            18 – 7 a.m. to 1 p.m.

31 – Great River Gift Shop Halloween costume contest

November 

1 – Fall/Winter Bridge distributed

1 - Great River Gift Shop closed for holiday decorating

7 – Great River Gift Shop employee holiday appreciation open house event, 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.

7 to 13 – Great River Gift Shop employee holiday appreciation event

19 – Gift Shop and Cups & Cakes physician office open house for doctors, spouses and office staff, 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.

20 – Great River Friends board meeting, 11:30a.m., Oak Room

25 – Love Tree program kick off

December

Holiday dinner for staff and volunteers, TBA

1 to 24 – Great River Gift Shop holiday hoopla, daily specials

  4 - Great River Gift Shop community open house

12 and 13 – Books Are Fun Book Fair, Mercy Plaza

            12 – 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

            13 – 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.

24 - Great Rievr Gift Shop open 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.


Great River Gift Shop will be closed Dec. 25 and 31, and Jan. 1 for the Christmas and New Year's holidays.