Oct. 16th Meeting Minutes

October 17, 2017



Guest Speakers:

  • Dressember:

    • a month long campaign in December to raise awareness and funds for anti-trafficking work

    • in 4 years, $3 million have been raised by wearing dresses or bow ties during the month of December

    • there will be fun awareness events and social media campaigns leading up to Dressember that anyone can take part in

    • for more information go to dressember.org

      • click "become an advocate"

      • click "be an advocate"

      • and follow through the instructions

      • Aggies For Freedom is a promo code

    • here's a promo video 

  • B.T.H.O. (Built to Help Others):

    • Started by two presidents of TAMU organizations

    • To raise funds and provide service for those affected by natural disasters and other devastating circumstances

    • There's a concert happening this Saturday where 5 living presidents will be in attendance with some headliner musicians (we have our retreat this weekend)

    • Crisis Cleanup

      • allows for relief organizations to connect volunteers to locations needing assistance

    • Houston Outreach Event

      • Big Event in Houston from 8 am-8 pm on December 2nd

      • Rally in NW Houston at 10 am

      • join their text updates or stay tuned to their social media for sign ups

    • Adopt a County

      • Spring 2018

      • organizations adopt a county affected by Harvey

      • A Big Event will be organized for these counties

      • the Organization will be matched with a representative from that county

      • the committee is free to decide what date works best for everyone

    • Aggies 4 Mexico

      • 500+ schools need to be rebuilt

      • 50,000 families are without a home

      • efforts are to try to get supplies out to those affected by the earthquakes

    • BTHOMaria

      • no electricity for -6 months

      • Puerto Rico setback to at least 20 years

      • Stay tuned for upcoming monetary funds and supply drives 

    • Contact information

      • president@projectbtho.com

      • www.BTHOharvey.com

      • text @probtho to 81010

    • They will be in the MSC tomorrow starting at 10 am to 4:30 pm if you want to go talk to somebody

President Ambur Duron (aggieblossoms@gmail.com)

  • Jason's Deli Profit Share 

    • When: Oct. 25th

    • Time: 5 pm

    • Everyone NEEDS to RSVP even if you can't make it, so they don't cancel the event on us.

    • It's the kind of profit share you say you're with Aggie Blossoms at the register

Philanthropy Mayra Martinez (aggieblossomsphilanthropy@gmail.com)

  • Chocolate Sales

    • Where: Wehner and Blocker

    • When: 9 am-3 pm

    • Required: 2 hours

    • Wear a shirt for extra point

      • you can use your new fleeces as your "shirt" but they need to be zipped up

      • hats don't count

    • The sign up sheet will be locked 10 pm the Night before each day. if you remove your name after 10 pm the day before your shift, that will be a demerit.

    • Mayra will meet up with the people on the last shift to pick up the candy and drop it off with the group that starts the shift the next day

    • In terms of using Venmo, there won't be a sign at the table with Mayra's Venmo on it. But people CAN pay with Venmo if they don't have a dollar

      • Mayra's Venmo will be on the sign in sheet to give to the person who's asking

      • Make sure they put Chocolate Bar as the description

    • Chocolate Sales Sign Up Sheet

Public Relations Corey Bruno (aggieblossomspublicrelations@gmail.com)

  • Merch and General member shirts are in

    • Venmo Corey @CoreyBruno23 or pay in EXACT cash

      • Sweatshirts--$23.95

      • Fleece--$23.95

      • Decal--$4.50

  • Picture Day

    • When: Oct. 29th

    • Where: Admin Steps

    • Time: 

      • Officers: 5:30 pm

      • General Members: 6:00 pm

    • Dress code: Black dress with black heels or flats, and simple jewelry

  • PR Shirt Link Coming Soon

    • Each member REQUIRED to sell 3 shirts

    • Cannot sell to girls that attend TAMU/Blinn

    • PR shirts count as Fundraising Points

Service Caroline Tidwell (aggieblossomsservice@gmail.com)

  • Bryan Animal Center Volunteering

  • Falconpalooza and Brazos Valley Fair and Rodeo

    • Let Caroline know if you plan on going

SisterhoodKasey Coffman (aggieblossomssisterhood@gmail.com)

  • Retreat

    • When: Oct. 20th--22nd

      • Leaving Friday at 8:15 pm

      • Meet in Lot 50

        • carpool with someone who has a parking pass because they will be able to park there overnight

    • Bring snacks if you want them for the weekend

    • Cars will be released tomorrow

    • Complete your waivers!!

    • Bring your own toiletries

    • Bring at least one Blossoms t-shirt

    • Don't bring your pets

    • Kasey's mom will give a list of items to bring in the Facebook page

    • the Itinerary is in the Facebook page

  • Karaoke mixer with Aggie Golden Angels

    • They are being slow in getting back to us, so if we haven't heard from them by this weekend, then the mixer will become just an Aggie Blossoms sisterhood

Social Shelby Morales (aggieblossomssocial@gmail.com)

  • Halloween Mixer with SUITS

    • When: Oct. 27th

    • Sign up for costumes on Facebook Page

      • Don't worry, Shelby will make sure a guy signs up with you

  • Alpha Sig Tailgate

    • When: Mississippi State Game (Oct. 28th)

    • Where: West Campus

    • Game is at 6:15 pm

    • this doesn't count as your required Social point for October

CAN-struction Amber Phillips (bcscanstruction@gmail.com)

  • Speaking to Organizations

    • if you are free to speak to any organizations, please sign up

    • you can go in pairs if you want or ask an officer to go with you (if their available to)

    • wear a Blossoms shirt when you go speak at meetings

    • it's one SERVICE point

      • wearing a Blossoms t-shirt doesn't count as an extra point

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