Get the Scoop on Peace!
. Do you love not only Ben and Jerry's Ice Cream, but also Peacebuilding?
Do you love not only Ben and Jerry's Ice Cream, but also Peacebuilding?
. Do you want to not only help Congress build peace while saving $, but also get free ice cream and a super cool "Love Peace. Love Ice Cream." T-shirt?
Do you want to not only help Congress build peace while saving $, but also get free ice cream and a super cool "Love Peace. Love Ice Cream." T-shirt?
. Do you have some free time in DC on Sept 18th? Consider the later afternoon option, we need lots of volunteers then!
Do you have some free time in DC on Sept 18th? Consider the later afternoon option, we need lots of volunteers then!
Yes, in the morning (8 to 9 am)
Yes, during lunch (12 to 1.30 pm)
Yes, in the early afternoon (1.30 to 2.30)
Yes, in the later afternoon (2.30 to 4.30)
. What is the best way for The Peace Alliance to contact you and get you aboard the Sept 18th 2012 Peaceful Ice Cream boat? Please share name, email, and phone.
What is the best way for The Peace Alliance to contact you and get you aboard the Sept 18th 2012 Peaceful Ice Cream boat? Please share name, email, and phone.
. Are you completing this survey after 5.45 pm on Monday Sept 17?
Are you completing this survey after 5.45 pm on Monday Sept 17?
Yes. And so I will call Marie at 515 314 4341 to let her know I am coming tomorrow and when. And I will read the volunteer details below carefully.
Thank you for volunteering with the Peace Alliance and Ben and Jerry’s for the 2012 Peace Day Celebration! We are looking forward to meeting you at our 3rd annual event, which will be taking place at the Rayburn House Office, Room 2226 on September 18th! Get ready for Peace and Ice Cream, it’s going to be a blast (a peaceful one)! Please share this opportunity with your friends Facebook Twitter More volunteers, more impact, more fun! Also feel free to bring friends with you!
WHERE: Meet at Rayburn horseshoe entrance between Independence Ave and C Street, off South Capitol St.
(For our early birds who have signed up for the 8 am shift, please meet at Capitol South Metro)
LOOK FOR: Eric (8 am shift—202.308.5632), Marie (noon and afternoon shifts—515.314.4341), and signs involving peace, ice cream, and cows.
NOTE ON WEATHER: Looks like we might have to fight the elements tomorrow, but ice cream must be served for the sake of peace, rain or shine! Will (571 205 5254) will be shuttling the volunteers who need it from the Capitol South Metro to the event space. Look for a tan Volvo at noon, 1 pm, and 2 pm. In any case, take your umbrella.
WHEN: We will be entering the building together. Please make sure you arrive on time as there will be a security check prior to entering the building. If you need to make special arrangements, please contact Marie at email@example.com
Meet at 8 at Capitol South Metro Station. Shift ends between 9 and 9.30 am.
Autumn, Erika, Shelby, Neha, Matthew, Naima, Joshua
Meet at 12.15 at Rayburn Horseshoe Entrance. Shift ends at 1.30 pm.
Eva, Ann, Yadama, Rhia, Kevin, Shedrenna, Thomas, Shoaib, Carol
Meet at 1.15 at Rayburn Horseshoe Entrance. Shift ends at 2.30 pm.
Ameena, Michelle, Katrina, Sabine, Laura, Libby, Corinne, Meredith
Meet at 2.15 at Rayburn Horseshoe Entrance. Shift ends at 5 pm.
Emily Torres, Hao Do, Sauqanna, Louis, Dea, Emily Mc Carney, Elli, Salihaa, Maureen, Carly, Anne, “caglaure”, Rou Zhang, Joyce, Brandon, “mg6130a”, Meghan MacNeil, Meghan Mulvenna, “prosperous journey”, Wendy, Saunam, Joza
WHAT TO WEAR: Business/Business Casual, and comfortable shoes as you will be standing up most of the time.
SOMETHING ELSE YOU CAN DO TO CHANGE THE WORLD ON THAT DAY:
If you can, and as you’ll be right there on the Hill, we strongly encourage you to schedule a meeting with your Representatives. Visiting them and letting them know you support cost-effective Peacebuilding at home and abroad will go a long way in advancing our causes. If you plan on taking advantage of this opportunity too, let us know if you need assistance and let us know how it goes! Contact Marie at firstname.lastname@example.org or 515.314.4341
Contact Marie at email@example.com or 515.314.4341
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