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ON THE CALENDAR

(VA) ALIVE!: Distribute Food to Those in Need!
Sat, Jul 26 8:30am
Cora Kelly Rec Center
Alexandria

(MD) Work on the Wardrobe at Interfaith Clothing Center!
Sat, Jul 26 11:00am
Rockville Interfaith Clothing Center
Rockville

(DC) Slice and Dice with DCCK
Sun, Jul 27 8:45am
DC Central Kitchen
Washington

(VA) Northern Virginia Family Service: Strengthening Families
Sat, Aug 2 10:00am
NVFS Thrift Shop (Falls Church Location)
Falls Church

Event Manager Orientation Brunch!
Sun, Aug 3 11:30am
Corner Bakery Cafe
Washington

(DC) Books to Prisons: Information is Hope!
Wed, Aug 6 5:30pm
Foundry Methodist Church
Washington

(VA) HART Pet Adoption: Who Let the Dogs Out?!
Sat, Aug 9 11:45am
Petco - Greenbriar Shopping Center
Fairfax

(DC) Assemble Safer Sex Kits with Metro Teen AIDS!
Thu, Aug 14 5:30pm
Metro Teen AIDS
Washington

(DC) Capital Area Food Bank: Fighting Hunger!
Sat, Aug 16 9:00am
Capital Area Food Bank
Washington

(DC) Occupy young minds for Hope and a Home!
Mon, Aug 18 6:00pm
Hope and a Home
Washington

Roles(s): Coordinator, Manager, Events, Staff Assignment, Administrator
First Event
My first events were for Halloween in 2009! I did a Dance the Thriller event which entailed learning the thriller dance and performing it to 1) raise money for an organization and 2) break the Guiness Book of World Records for the most people simultaneously dancing the thriller worldwide.... I didn't followup with how that turned out, sorry :( The other Halloween event I participated with was to help Scare the Bejesus Out of Kids with the Boy's and Girl's Club. We set up & ran their haunted house and activity/snack rooms.... A super fun and cute event!
Reason Joined
I had an inconsistent work schedule and saw that I was not a good fit for some of the other volunteering opportunities in the area. I came across One Brick and saw that the events were all over the calendar, fell under every category along the spectrum (I'm a nurse and don't want to do anything medical outside of work!), and that there is a monthly happy hour! I realized that this fun and easy group was the one for me :)
Favorite Event
All things Halloween related!
Occupation
Nurse
Skills
Exhibiting high levels of awesomeness.
Beverage of Choice
Daytime? Diet wild cherry pepsi. Nighttime? A simple rum and diet will do :)
Guilty Pleasure
You can't get this out of me so easily....
If You Were Shipwrecked...
Wait, why does my ship suck in this scenario? Or why didn't the captain check out the weather more closely? I don't want to be stranded, hypothetically or otherwise... :/
My Life Needs...
Laughter! It's the fuel of life!
Parting Words...
See ya soon :)