Please join the NAMI Howard County staff in welcoming Sharon Gruber as the new Administrative Assistant. Sharon was previously employed with Howard County Public School System as a principal's secretary at Worthington Elementary School for seven years. Sharon can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org or (410) 772-9300.
GIFT WRAPPING AT BARNES & NOBLE
NAMI Howard County has another wonderful fundraising opportunity in December - Giftwrapping at Barnes and Noble in the Long Gate Shopping Center. The dates areThursday, 12/19,Friday, 12/20, andMonday 12/23/13. Last year we brought in $672 in donations and hope to do the same, or better, this year. Please try and stop by to shop and have your gift wrapped.
NAMI Howard County is currently looking for a co-coordinator of the SUNDAY SUPPERS program. Sunday Suppers is a social opportunity for adults living with mental illness. The gathering begins at 4 p.m. on the third Sunday of each month at the Florence Bain Senior Center. The role of the Sunday Suppers Coordinator is to ensure there is a host organization for the meal, facility for the meal, provide support and organization during the dinner, purchase all supplies provided by NAMI (paper products, drinks creamer, sugars, serving utensils, take home bags). The coordinator is also the point person at the event who troubleshoots any issues that arise and responds accordingly.
We are also in need of drivers to transport participants to and from the supper. Gas expenses will be reimbursed.
NAMI Howard County is looking for enthusiastic volunteers with fundraising experience to join its Fundraising Committee. Responsibilities include raising funds for NAMI through various special events; soliciting individual and corporate donors and strengthening local awareness of mental illness in the community. Must be able to attend monthly meeting and participate in most events. For more information, please call (410) 772-9300.