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June 19th Quota of Grand Rapids meeting

Join us for a fun night of Bunco and we’ll draw the winner of the 50/50 raffle. Want a ticket? Contact us for your chance to win. Last year we gave away just under $2,000. All it takes is one winning (lucky) ticket!

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District 20 Conference

Join us at our last District 20 Conference in Port Huron. Here’s the invitation (and newsletter in case you missed it).

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April 17th Quota of Grand Rapids Installation Banquet

April brings our annual Installation Banquet. Along with installing our new 2014-2015 officers, Deb will present a short message on deaf education from 1817 to the present.

Our Installation does require RSVP, please check your inbox for your invitation.

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March 20th Quota of Grand Rapids Meeting

Join us for our annual election of officers. Our Program Committee will also lead us in our service project (for Quota Cares Month). Our focus will be on the local non-profit organization, Kids Food Basket.

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February 20th Quota of Grand Rapids meeting

Join us as we decorate and stuff bags full of goodies for Sisters in Support. Last year, we heard from the director and packed up goodies bags (click here, if you missed it). Here is a list of suggestions for things you can bring (use your imagination!):

  • Personal toiletries (no shampoo/hair products, please)
  • Female hygiene products
  • Body soap
  • Body lotion
  • Bath salts*
  • Toothbrush/Toothpaste
  • Kleenex (fancy travel packs)
  • Emory boards
  • Needle & thread
  • Paperback books
  • Dollar store items
  • Pens and pads of paper
  • Chocolates/candies
  • Warm fuzzy slipper socks
  • Hair accessories (pins, clips, etc.)
*Elaine’s recipe for bath salts:
   1/2 cup Listerine
   1/2 cup vinegar
   5 cups water
Mix in tub full of warm water. Soak your tootsies for 15-20 minutes. Ahh, now doesn’t that feel better?

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2013 DHHS Holiday Party

Join us Tuesday, December 10th at DHHS for our annual Holiday party with the Tuesday group. You can make monetary donations to help fund the lunch and the purchase of gift cards (we have decided to go the gift card route in lieu of actual gifts) before that Tuesday. Bring your checkbook to the holiday party at the Bishop’s or mail your check to our P.O. box. Make checks out to “Q.I. of G.R. Charitable Foundation”. This is tax deductible. You may also help supply BINGO gifts by purchasing $1.00 items and getting them to Martha before Dec. 10th.

Remember, this holiday party may be just another party for us, but for our DHHS friends it is THE event of their holiday season. You can see a few pictures and the joy we bring by clicking here.

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2014 January Membership event

Join us for our January event. We’ll have a business meeting, we’ll share exciting Q-TIPS and we’ll hear from our guest speaker, Clay as he shares the secret life of bees. No, not the book; the actual life of beekeeping!


Remember to bring a friend. Our “meetings” are more than just business; we are learning about our community, sharing our stories, caring for others, all while supporting the greater good of Quota.

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2013 Holiday Party

Join us for our annual holiday gathering. An invitation has been sent out. If you did not receive yours, please contact Sarah.

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2013 Book Fair Fundraiser Photos

While we wait for our final numbers from the book fair (scroll to the bottom of this article to see the results), here are a few pictures (taken from Pat’s iPhone)

The bookmark craft table (or maybe we should call it the chaos craft?)

A Paws With A Cause dog supports Quota.

Santa’s Signing Elf.

Story time

A customer learns more about Paws With A Cause.

Thank you to all who helped make our event fun-filled and packed with excitement! Thanks to Pam for organizing another great book fair. Thanks to some of our Junior Quota members for stopping in and helping. And thank you to Pat for snapping a few photos with her smart phone. Well done Quota of Grand Rapids!

Drumroll please…

The total that we raised from the book fair is: $786.00

Way to go Quota of Grand Rapids!

Thanks again for everyone’s participation and hard work to pull off a highly successful fundraiser. You can’t spell fundraiser without FUN!

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Barnes & Noble Bookfair Fundraiser!

Be sure to kick-off your holiday shopping with our fundraiser. Books are always a great gift, and with so many choices there’s something for everyone on your list!

What more needs to be said? It’s going to be a fun day. We’ll be at the Barnes & Noble in Woodland Mall from 10:00am-6:00pm.

Don’t live in Grand Rapids or can’t make it?

Easy, shop at your local Barnes & Noble or online. Use our bookfair id #11195823 when you checkout (please see B&N website, click details, for online help). Every time you use the id number on that day, we get get a portion of the sales. See the flyer below for more details.

We still need your help. If you haven’t signed up to volunteer, contact Pam H.

Click here for your printable Bookfair Vouchers. Print these to pass out to friends, co-workers and anyone else who can shop!

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