RE: [bookclub-798] An opportunity to help a charity

From: Diana R.
Sent on: Saturday, May 3, 2008 5:44 PM

This sounds like a great idea.  With my schedule this fall between work, school and number of weddings I have, I may not be able help, but I would like to come.  What is the date???

 

-Diana

--- On Wed, 4/30/08, Amy <[address removed]> wrote:

From: Amy <[address removed]>
Subject: RE: [bookclub-798] An opportunity to help a charity
To: [address removed]
Date: Wednesday, April 30, 2008, 1:32 PM

I would LOVE to be a part of this.  I teach for the Pittsburgh Public Schools and think I may be able to get some teachers at my building involved as well as other administrators around the district. Please let me know what I can do to help out. 
 
Amy Madigan
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From: sheen <[address removed]>

>
> love the idea can you give me a couple of classic books to emulate?
> Sheen
> ________________________________
> > From: [address removed]
> > To: [address removed]
> > Subject: [bookclub-798] An opportunity to help a charity
> > Date: Sat, 26 Apr[masked]:00:30 -0400
> >
> > Hi everyone -
> >
> > For awhile now I've been thinking about helping a charity but I'd like to have
> some fun doing it at the same time. And I'm hoping a lot of you will be
> interested in participating in this idea that I have.
> >
> > I want our book club to host a "Literary Tea" in September. Each of you who
> wants to participate would choose a Classi c Novel and decorate a table to
> represent that book. (By the way, three of us have already chosen books we want
> to do - Alice in Wonderland, Emma and Secret Garden.) You could either work
> alone on the table or work in pairs. I'm thinking you would be responsible for
> providing anything you need to create your vision of what your table would look
> like.
> >
> > We would sell tickets to the tea. In my head (which is where all the
> particulars are at the moment) I'm hoping we can have tables of 8, 10 or 12. And
> rather than advertising I hope we can each sell the seats at our own tables to
> friends, colleagues, family, etc. And I'd like for all the proceeds to go to the
> Greater Pittsburgh Literacy Council.
> >
> > In order to be able to give ALL the proceeds to charity, we need help. I've
> been watching the show "Oprah's Big Give" and was inspired to see ho w many
> corporations, groups and individual people were willing to provide services for
> free so I'm hoping we can approach a venue, a caterer, a printer, someone to
> provide entertainment and whatever other service provider we would need to
> supply their particular service for free since it is for charity. Maybe some of
> you know someone who would be willing to do any of these things for us.
> >
> > These are the basics. Susan (our organizer), Lindsey (Robinson Asst.
> Organizer) and I are meeting on May 7th to start the ball rolling. Please
> respond to this email before then so I have an idea of how many would be
> interested in doing this and if you have any questions. This in no way obligates
> you to participate. I just want to know if it's worth our time and effort to
> plan. If it goes over well, maybe we can make this an annual event with
> different themes of books each y ear. < BR>> >
> > Thanks,
> >
> > Liselle Konig
> > Robinson Asst. Organizer
> >
> >
> >
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