2015 Calendar of Events

 

January

1 – Scholarship Applications available online

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

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

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

 

February

2 – Requests for Proposals for Annual Gifting

13 – GRGS Valentine’s Delivery

13 – Annual Gifting Proposal Submission Deadline

15 – Scholarship Application Deadline

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

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

 

March

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

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

 

April

1 – Junior Volunteen Application Deadline

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

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

12 to 18 -- National Volunteer Week

14 – Annual meeting and Recognition Event

15 – Scholarship Recipients Notification Deadline  

 

May

4 – Annual Giving Campaign Kick-Off

14 – Mayors’ Volunteer Awards Luncheon, Burlington Golf Club

 

June

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

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

 

July

30 -- Junior Volunteen Summer Program Last Day

 

August

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

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

 

September

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

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

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

29 and 30 – Great River Gift Shop Volunteer Training

 

October

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

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

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

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

28 through Nov. 6 – Holiday Cookie Sales

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

30 – Great River Health Systems Halloween Costume Contest

 

November 

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

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

12 – Employee and Volunteer Craft Fair, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Mercy Plaza and Blackhawk Room

13 – Love Trees go up

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

 

December

1 to 25 -- Love Tree

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

2 – Great River Gift Shop Community Open House

10 -- Holiday Dinner for Staff and Volunteers 


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