President’s Message: Happy Holidays from GWIN
Holiday Greetings GWIN Tribe,
I hope you made it to our Dec 5th GWIN Christmas Fundraiser for Guelph-Wellington Women in Crisis (GWWIC) . If you did not make it you missed an AMAZING and FUN evening! Make sure you come next year!In one night, we raised over $1,300 for GWWIC!!! And, 20++ gift bags for children and life necessities for families in transition were under the Christmas tree and then delivered to GWWIC.
We had a record turnout. Thanks to all who came and had a grand time. The food was a plentiful and yummy holiday dinner – thanks Leah!
Thanks to all those who came and to all our generous gift donors. Also a huge thanks to Wendy and the Christmas Elves who created the beautiful and appealing Penny Tables with a wide variety of fantastic prizes.
Social media – GWIN is into it!!!! We live streamed and tweeted much of the event. Including The Over Tones wonderful Christmas Carolling. You can check out fun pics and videos here The Over Tones! What a wonderful group of lovely and talented ladies who sing like angels. At one point everyone joined in for a pretty awesome 4 part serenade.
Here are Reasons why you DON’T want to miss next year’s event – put it in your calendar now for Dec 4th 2018:
* Do your Christmas shopping
* Buy something for yourself
* Raise money for a great cause – in 2017 we raised over $1,300 for GWWIC
* Eat a fabulous holiday meal and enjoy a glass of wine, enjoy awesome desserts
* Sing along with the Overtones to Christmas carols
* A chance to wear all your favourite Christmas party outfit stuff even the silly stuff!
* One of the best Christmas parties you’ll ever enjoy
* Bring friends and family – the more the merrier
Moving forward, we are excited for the upcoming Expert Speakers for 2018. On January 2018 we are welcoming Gary Ford – “Life is Sales”. Gary is recognized leader in the psychology of sales Gary Ford offers industry shaping seminars and workshops on getting your customers to say “YES”. Register here for the January 2nd event. Register early, spots fill up fast. See you there!
In closing, here are two of my favourite Holiday movie quotes:
From National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation: (watch it if you have never seen it I promise you will laugh)
From Rudolf the Red Nosed Reindeer:
Santa Claus: From what I see now, that will cut through the murkiest storm they can dish up. What I’m trying to say is, Rudolph, with your nose so bright, won’t you guide my sleigh tonight?
Rudolph: It would be an honor, sir.
However you and your family/friends celebrate, GWIN and I wish you joy and peace and awesome good holiday times!!!