Special Events Mentor Profile
"The best piece of advice that I can give to another volunteer planning his or her first event is start early! Expect the unexpected, but if you start early, formulate and implement a good plan from the beginning, it will be easier to handle any bumps in the road."
Amanda (pictured with her husband Matt) decided to host an
event in conjunction with PH Awareness Month in November.
Special Event Type:
Special Event Name:
Greater St. Louis Area PHA Dinner & Wine Tasting (St. Louis, Mo.)
Number of Years Held:
Two (2009 and 2011)
Amanda's Topics of Interest Include:
- Event logistics
- Obtaining donated items
- Recruiting and working with an event planning committee
- Motivating volunteers
When Organizing a Special Event, Amanda Most Enjoys:
Witnessing how well her fellow PH support group members come together to organize a special evening for all their friends and family.
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