2015 Calendar of Events

 

January

1st– Scholarship Applications available online

6th – Love Tree Celebration Ceremony in Mercy Plaza @2 p.m.

21st – Great River Friends Board Meeting, 11:30 a.m., Oak Room

27th – Volunteer In-Service & Get-Together, 9:30 a.m., Black Hawk Room

 

February

2nd – Requests for Proposals for Annual Gifting

13th – GRGS Valentine’s Delivery

13th – Annual Gifting Proposal Submission Deadline

15th – Scholarship Application Deadline

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

24th – Volunteer In-Service & Get-Together, 9:30 a.m., Black Hawk Room

 

March

1st – Spring Bridge Distributed

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

24th – Volunteer In-Service & Get-Together, 9:30 a.m., Black Hawk Room

30th – Summer Bridge Articles Due

 

April

1st – Junior Volunteen Application Deadline

2nd -- $5 Jewelry Fair, 8 a.m.-6 p.m., Mercy Plaza

3rd -- $5 Jewelry Fair, 7 a.m.-3 p.m., Mercy Plaza

12th – 18th - National Volunteer Week

14th – Annual meeting and Recognition Event

15th – Scholarship Recipients Notification Deadline  

 

May

4th – Annual Giving Campaign Kick-Off

14th – Mayors’ Volunteer Awards Luncheon, Burlington Golf Club

?-- Books Are Fun Book Fair, 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Mercy Plaza

?– Books Are Fun Book Fair, 7 a.m.-3 p.m., Mercy Plaza

 

June

1st – Summer Bridge Distributed

4th – Junior Volunteen Orientation, 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Oak-Walnut-Maple

17th – Great River Friends Board Meeting, 11:30 a.m., Oak Room

 

July

30th -- Junior Volunteen Summer Program Last Day

 

August

19th – Great River Friends Board Meeting, 11:30 a.m., Oak Room

25th – Volunteer In-Service and Get-Together, 9:30 a.m., Black Hawk Room

31st – Bridge Articles Due 

 

September

16th – Great River Friends Board Meeting, 11:30 a.m., Oak Room (Retreat – 9 a.m.-3 p.m.)

22nd – Volunteer In-Service & Get-Together, 9:30 a.m., Black Hawk Room

24th – Great River Gift Shop Trunk Show, 9 a.m.-7 p.m., Gift Shop

29th & 30th – Great River Gift Shop Volunteer Training

 

October

14th – Great River Friends Board Meeting, 11:30 a.m., Oak Room

21st -- Masquerade Jewelry Fair, 8 a.m.-6 p.m., Mercy Plaza

22nd – Masquerade Jewelry Fair, 8 a.m.-6 p.m., Mercy Plaza

23rd – Masquerade Jewelry Fair, 7 a.m.-3 p.m., Mercy Plaza

28th – 11/06 – Holiday Cookie Sales

27th – Volunteer In-Service & Get-Together (Annual Questionnaire), 9:30 a.m., Black Hawk Room

30th – GRGS Halloween Costume Contest

 

November 

1st – Winter Bridge Distributed

5th – Great River Gift Shop Employee Holiday Appreciation Open House Event, 9 a.m.-7 p.m.

5th – 11th – Great River Gift Shop Employee Holiday Appreciation Event

12th – Employee & Volunteer Craft Fair, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Mercy Plaza & Black Hawk Room

13th – Love Trees go up

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

 

December

Holiday Dinner for Staff & Volunteers, TBA

Love Tree Continues through Christmas

1st – 24th – Great River Gift Shop Holiday Hoopla, Daily Specials

2nd – Great River Gift Shop Community Open House

 


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