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Paint @ Night

First Name Megan
Last Name Hartling
E-mail meghartling19@gmail.com
Club Name Kinette Club of New Glasgow
District # 7
Number of Members 26-40
Community Size Medium-sized community (20,000-100,000)
Community Type Rural
Project Name Paint @ Night
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 We hired a local artist to do a paint night. We sold tickets in advance so she knew how many people were coming, with a maximum of 50. She had all of the supplies and was great to teach everyone there. We had a 50/50 draw and break with light refreshments. The funds we raised we donated to Cystic Fibrosis.
Service Hours 1-20
Did you leverage this project as a way to recruit new members? No
If you answered yes to the question above, please explain:
How was this project promoted in your community? We used social media and posters at local businesses to promote this project.
What were some challenges you faced with this project, and how could your project be improved? At first we were the only ones doing the paint events but they have become quite popular. Now every one seems to be having them so it's hard to have a painting that interests enough people.
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? Sold tickets, 50/50 and had light refreshments by donation ($500-$600 profit)
If this was a fundraiser, how much money was raised (minus expenses)? $0-$1,000
What were the expenses for this project? The cost of renting a building (very low cost), light refreshments and drinks.
Is there anything else you would like to share that would assist another club in duplicating this project in their community?