[Parentsgroup-list] Volunteers needed to help the parents group!

Miriam Shakow shakow at fas.harvard.edu
Mon Sep 11 10:53:43 EDT 2006

Hi everyone,
I'm happy to stay at the parents' group table on Wed, though if there's one more
person to split the time, that would be nice.

I'm really grateful to you all for getting this group going. Just back in town
from Bolivia.

Take care,
Miriam Shakow

Quoting wenc at fas.harvard.edu:

> Dear all,
> Hope you all had a good summer and are moving painlessly into the new school
> year.
> This is a request for a few members who would like to get more involved in
> the
> group this year.  We are down to 3 of the original 6 steering committee
> members, and we definitely need some more folks to help out.  New blood is
> always good, and as you know, everyone is stretching themselves pretty thin
> with school and kids--so we tend to need twice as many actively-involved
> people
> than other student groups.  (Consider it job-sharing...)
> Our most pressing need is actually coming up really fast.  Is anyone willing
> to
> sit at a table in front of Dudley House this Wednesday, Sept 13 from 12:30 -
> 4:00 and represent the parents' group for "SeptemberFest," this year's
> greatly-modified version of the busy registration/orientation activities
> previously associated with in-person registration?  I doubt you will get much
> business since we are now comfortably isolated at home with our online
> registration, but it's always good for new students who might be wandering
> around wondering where the heck the student day care center is.  None of the
> the current committee members is able to make it at that time.
> The purpose of the table is simply to hand out  info about the group and the
> situation of grad parents at Harvard, and add people to the email list--and,
> more importantly, to just let other student parents know that we exist and We
> Are Here To Help.  Your kids are, of course, welcome to hang out with you.
> (Milo had a lot of fun last year with the Dudley House lion...he didn't stop
> talking about it for months.)
> This could be a one-time thing or part of a greater involvement this
> year--whatever you like.
> Please let me know if you are interested in either the SeptemberFest table,
> or
> in helping us out in general.
> Best, Christine
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Miriam Shakow
Candidata de doctorado en antropologia
Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, EEUU
Investigadora Visitante, CERES
Cochabamba, Bolivia
Cel: 591-717-77018

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