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Spring Fling

First Name Shirley
Last Name Grills
E-mail S.grills98@gmail.com
Club Name Kinette club of Bobcaygeon
District # 8
Number of Members 11-25
Community Size Small community (less than 20,000)
Community Type Rural
Project Name Spring Fling
Type of Project (check all that apply) Ticketed event (Gala, Princess Ball, Comedy Fest, Lip Sync Battle, Trivia Night etc.)
If other, please describe
Was this project a fundraiser? Yes
Description of project Fashion show with a light lunch. We held a loonie auction, 50/50 draw; country auction (each Kinette was to get three items for the country auction). This is a fundraiser for CF we also sold CF bracelets that were made and donated by a local jewelry artist.
We are very fortunate to have a location that does not charge for the hall.
Service Hours 100+
Did you leverage this project as a way to recruit new members? Yes
If you answered yes to the question above, please explain: We have literature on all the tables about joining. We have approached some of the guests to come out to our meeting.
How was this project promoted in your community? By posters, social media , store front windows, word of mouth
What were some challenges you faced with this project, and how could your project be improved?
What was the approximate budget for this project? Less than $1,000
If the project was a fundraiser, what were the sources of revenue for this project? Country auction ,ticket sales, 50/50 draw, bracelet sales, loonie auction
If this was a fundraiser, how much money was raised (minus expenses)? $1,000-$5000
What were the expenses for this project? Lunch expenses of 580.00
Is there anything else you would like to share that would assist another club in duplicating this project in their community? It was a great afternoon with family and friends, it does not take the whole day , it was over by 3:30 . Fashion show is all done by one store. We have a CF child in our village and she comes to help. All the ladies enjoy it. We served quiche and salad, cupcakes, tea and coffee and rolls . We keep the ticket price at 25.00 each.