Maple Candy Floss Making for give away and promtion at Western University Internatioonal Student Counselor Conference
|Club Name||Kinsmen Club of Greater LOndon|
|Number of Members||11-25|
|Community Size||Large community or metropolis (100,000+)|
|Project Name||Maple Candy Floss Making for give away and promtion at Western University Internatioonal Student Counselor Conference|
|Type of Project (check all that apply)||Fair, Carnival, Other|
|If other, please describe||Promtion and community assitance at Conference|
|Was this project a fundraiser?||Yes|
|Description of project||The Kinsmen Club of Greater London hosted a Maple Candy Floss give away at Western University as part of a International Guidance Counselors conference.
There were 1,600 participants at the welcome fun event. 11 of our club members and 2 London Kinettes participated giving over 225 services hours.
We made over 700 bags of Candy floss and gave it away. We also gave over 800 small Canadian flags away.
|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 been asked to come back regularly to sell Floss at other Western events. This might allow us to promote
Kin, our club and our Sugar Bush project.
|How was this project promoted in your community?||Western advertising|
|What were some challenges you faced with this project, and how could your project be improved?||Location, making enough floss in time.|
|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?||Selling Floss, and maple syrup|
|If this was a fundraiser, how much money was raised (minus expenses)?||$1,000-$5000|
|What were the expenses for this project?||Rental of floss machine, Sugar and maple sugar to make floss sugar mix to spin, food for volunteers two long days for some.|
|Is there anything else you would like to share that would assist another club in duplicating this project in their community?||This was a fun and very interesting event. We met a lot of people from around the world. Great potential partners for future activities.|