2013 August Member meeting

Join us for our regular Member meeting. Check back for more details. You never know what’s going to happen…

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July 2013 Member meeting

It’s high time we had high tea.

Join us for our regular member meeting at Sunnybrook Country Club. Social time begins at 5:30pm, Dinner and meeting begin at 6:00pm

Wear a hat, prizes for most creative will be awarded!

Need a few ideas???

What will you come up with? Who will have the most outrageous hat?

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2013 Camp Q

Join us for Junior Quota Club:

Camp Q

When: August 17, 11:00 am – 2:30 pm

Where: Pat Cook’s house, 9531 Conservation Drive, Ada

What: Swimming, lunch, outdoor activities and FUN!

Please wear your bathing suit under your clothes. Bring a towel. You will also need to bring the permission slip to swim.

You may want to bring bug spray!

If you need a ride, please contact Emily or Pat.

We need to know by August 13th if you are planning on attending.

Please contact:

Emily at 855-6247 or


Pat at 676-2062 or


This is our 4th camp experience day and we always have a lot of fun! We hope you can come and enjoy the outdoors, the pool, lunch, and lots of activities

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Silpada fundraiser

 Spring Bling Fundraiser


Quota International of Grand Rapids

Thursday May 2, 2013

5:00pm to 8:00pm

Complimentary Appetizers! Cash Bar; Happy Hour Prices until 6pm!

Sundance Grill and Bar–Downtown Grand Rapids

40 Pearl St. NW

Grand Rapids, MI 49503

We’ll be showcasing the hottest selection of .925 Sterling Silver Jewelry from the current Silpada Collection! Start your Spring gift shopping for Mom, Grads, Bridal events, and of course your personal wish list! Our Silpada Rep will donate 50% of her cash profits to Quota International of Grand Rapids.  All of those who order are automatically entered into a drawing to win a $50 Silpada Jewelry Gift Certificate!


Easy On-Line Ordering!

If you are unable to attend in person, you can support Quota International of Grand Rapids with an online order at this website:

Be sure to Specify Quota International of Grand Rapids/Sue Scharf as your hostess when ordering on-line!


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50/50 Raffle and what you need to know

Robin sent out an email that she shared with her friends and family to help sell her tickets. This is an easy and effective way to reach out to many of your contacts. Here is what she said and shared (feel free to use this!):

Quota International of Grand Rapids is holding a 50/50 cash raffle on May 16 as a fundraiser for our service projects to help the deaf and hard of hearing and disadvantaged women and children. Tickets are $5 each or 3 for $10. You do not need to be present to win nor do you need to live in West Michigan!

 Let me know if you are interested in purchasing tickets to help with this fundraiser.


It must be working because Robin has sold over a hundred tickets!

Who will win the prize for selling the most this year? Will it be Robin, or could it be you?

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Sandi’s birthday

Happy Birthday Sandi!

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JQ Cooking Class



Quota invites our Junior Quota to learn about fruits and vegetables. We will learn different cutting skills and we will learn how to make salsa, tacos and other yummy dishes.

If you are interested in attending, please contact Kath Slagal or Emily Uebbing for more information (both can be reached by emailing


What is Junior Quota?

A group of young people having fun and doing service projects with a Quota club

What is the goal of a Junior Quota Club?

Your goal will be to have fun, learn new things and to work together to help other people in the community.

What is the requirement of Junior Quota members?

Attend one Quota club meeting a year – that will be the picnic

Attend and help at three or more of the six activities each year

Will this cost money?

No. The only thing you need to do is to attend the activities.

When will we meet?

Junior Quota will meet six times a year. We will meet for:

1) Cooking Class — at any time during the year, usually on a Saturday

2) Camp — at any time during the year, usually on a Saturday

3) Santa Parade — the Saturday before Thanksgiving (unconfirmed)

4) Picnic with Quota — sometime in May or June

5) Barnes & Noble Fundraiser – (date to be determined)

6) Quota Cares Walk — September

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Rachael’s birthday

Happy Birthday Rachael!

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2012 Holiday Lunch with DHHS

Join us for our annual luncheon with our friends at DHHS.

If you would like to purchase a gift (or two, just keep it to $30), please contact Kathy Freeman for the sign-up list. There are fewer clients this year but the need is still there. You can make arrangements with Kathy to deliver your gift if you cannot attend the luncheon. Or you may bring it to the Quota Holiday party on Dec. 6th. If you plan on attending the luncheon, please rsvp to Kathy.

This luncheon is all about the Joys of true giving. We hope you will join us this holiday season.

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Quota B&N Book Fair

Join us for our book fair fundraiser! Print off vouchers to share with friends and family. Get your holiday shopping started early!

Can’t join us on the 10th? Shop online between November 10th-15th. Use our book fair id #10895399 at the checkout. A percent of all purchases goes to our fundraiser. We will use this money to help deaf & hard of hearing individuals.

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