Thursday, September 28, 2017

Service Project Proposal and SignUp Links Fall 2017

Assignment:Hire yourself to use your talents and skills to contribute to this community in a meaningful way.   
A quick review of what students have done in the past should inspire you: 

Propose to do  your own project or sign up to help me with one of the projects/events posted at the bottom of this post.  This proposal is due on Canvas*

AMH 2020 only:  If you are doing 2 projects, you need 2 separate proposals submitted to the 2 different links in Canvas.

OPENING: Pick a quote from below (or use another one but it better be good!) to start your essay.

ESSAY: Write up a thoughtful PARAGRAPH explaining why you are hiring yourself for this job. Save as a word.doc or pdf and submit to the link on Canvas.

Start your proposal with one of these or offer your own: 

I slept and dreamt that life was joy. I awoke and saw that life was service. I acted and behold, service was joy. - Rabindranath Tagore

The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.         -Mahatma Gandhi

What I am looking for is not out there, it is in me. -Helen Keller

We need more kindness, more compassion, more joy, more laughter. I definitely want to contribute to that. - Ellen DeGeneres

As you grow older, you will discover that you have two hands, one for helping yourself, the other for helping others.- Audrey Hepburn

I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.- Maya Angelou

Intelligence plus character-that is the goal of true education.― Martin Luther King Jr

“You give but little when you give of your possessions.
It is when you give of yourself that you truly give.” 
― Kahlil Gibran

“The wise man does not lay up his own treasures. The more he gives to others, the more he has for his own.” 
― Lao Tzu

“Try not to become a person of success. Rather become a person of value.” 
― Albert Einstein

Sign up links:

Veterans Village Dinner October 12: Theme – BBQ/Southern 7pm

Veterans Village Dinner October 26: Theme – Latin/Caribbean 7pm

Veterans Village Dinner November 9: Theme – Italian 7pm

Veterans Village Thanksgiving November 23:  Thanksgiving Feast 2pm

Victory Box to Afghanistan Round 1: Mail by 10/31

Victory Box to Afghanistan Round 2: Mail by end of day on 11/15

Veterans Village Holiday Dinner December 7:   Theme TBA

Gifts for the Holiday Gift Give Away

Veterans Village Dinner and Gift Give Away December 21: Holiday Favorites
Signup will be posted later. Let me know  if you want to come help!!