The Five Core Values of Timebanking:
We are having a very special program with limited space for attendance on September 15th, 2-5pm, Gathering with a Purpose, a program developed by Chris, Edgar Cahn's wife, to help new and old members and prospective members to focus on ways to enhance exchanges and build community. Please let us know if you can attend (RSVP Rita Cobbs 608-335-2382 or email email@example.com. It is possible to add your name to the waiting list. It is at a delightful location. Blissfull Beginings Community Wellness & Yoga Center, 9635 US Highway 19 NB, Pinellas Park 33782. Bring snacks such as chips, cheese, relish dish or finger sandwiches; water only. We are avoiding heavy casseroles. since the interior is carpeted.
Keep in mind the Abundance Swap at Rita Cobbs' house in Tampa. Bring what you don't want. Everythiing is free. This is a good chance to clear out your garage. Saturday, October 19, 9am-1pm Abundance Swap at Rita’s. Details to come. We have done this in years past. It gives us a chance to get rid of what we don’t need and get some free treasures. It is recycling at its best within community building. Put aside the treasures you always wanted to get rid up.
Programs for Life Enrichment Center – Tentative 6 month plan – All of these gatherings take place from 7-9pm.
Doors open at 6:30. Bring drinks and snacks.
9/17 September – Focus on community building. Who are our communities? Nancy will lead timebank community building activities. Are you a member of a group that might be interested in timebanking. You could ask a member or a neighbor to come with you.
10/15 October – Plans are having to be changed. To be announced.
11/19 November - Thanksgiving potluck -music event. Make a joyful noise! Bring an instrument, even a pot or pan to bang on.
12/17 December - Winter holiday party. Pot luck and ornament making. Bring crafts to share for ornament making including natural pieces like pine cones.
1/20 January - White Elephant Gift Exchange. - Repeat of the idea that worked so well last January.
Continuing into 2020 (already!) Oh, my!
February orientation - community building -
March repeat jewelry party creating jewelry
We had talked about an insurance seminar - We need to identify the most important time for that for members who need help with signing up during the “window.” Vicki and Carol could help with that.
Other Planned Events
Note the monthly Wednesday pot luck every first Wednesday at the Life Enrichment Center. Four Ingredient Recipe Foodie Throwdown September 4th. It is noon-1. Bring a dish. Participation is free. It is wonderful to have an opportunity to meet and get to know the community of the LEC. The group that attends classes here is a real community. They go on field trips and have many art activities as well as other groups.
The LEC Book Club, 12:30-1:45, and the Sisterhood Tribe Luncheon, September 9th, are regular monthly meetings. In each case, bring your own lunch. Each is a Tuesday event.
LEC has a standing wish list for paper towels, toilet paper, plastic plates, Blank canvases / canvass boards, quart and gallon size ziplock bags.
For details and more information on classes see this link: http://lectampa.org/