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Your invitation to celebrate you! Friday, November 3 – Int’l Volunteer Manager’s Day!

Reason: We want to thank YOU for all the great works you do! Free brunch on us and opportunity to connect with your colleagues!

Doors open at 9:30 am and we’ll start at 10 am. RSVP hereThank-you-word-cloud

What? Int’l Volunteer Manager’s Appreciation Day!
Date: Friday, November 3, 2017
Time: (optional doors open 9:30am) 10am-12:30pm
Cost: FREE!!
Location: Bellevue Presbyterian Church
Room: S-140
Address: 1717 Bellevue Way NE, Bellevue, WA 98004
RSVP here so we know how much food to order!
See you there!
VAN Steering Committee

Alex, Lisa, Lindsey, Sarah, Barbara, Nikki, Nikki, Paige, Ariel, Shana, Stacy, Ingrid, and Alice :)

 

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