Wethersfield High School Safe Graduation 2018
Safe Graduation is a wonderful, safe and fun-filled event for every senior, and a great way to celebrate a milestone event in your teenager’s life! Be part of it all. Watch for additional details on our website and in future mailings. Thanks in advance for your support!
Safe Graduation meetings are held one evening per month in the Fireside Room at the Pitkin Community Center. More information will be available through the mail. We hope you can join us!
Safe Grad Meetings!
Interested in helping with the annual Safe Grad Party? The all-night substance free party is held each year for graduating seniors after graduation at the Wethersfield Community Center. There are many ways that you can help so please consider coming to the next meeting at 7pm in the Fireside Room at the Wethersfield Community Center. If you are interested in volunteering, please come to a meeting or contact Diane Fitzpatrick (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Lisa Stefano (email@example.com), co-chairs of the Safe Grad committee.
Annual Safe Grad Fundraising Dance – Saturday, March 24, 2018, 7pm-11pm
This is a BYOE (Bring Your Own Everything!) event, and our biggest fundraiser of the year. If you would like to volunteer to assist please contact Carol Hurley (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Kerry Zaleski (email@example.com). We need help with the dance itself and most importantly with procuring Silent Auction and Raffle items.
Please contact the Flocking Crew at WHSflock2018@gmail.com to arrange for a flock to land on your friends’ or family’s lawn! As flocks have headed south for the winter, if you have been flocked, please remember to send in your $25 Flocking Donation to Lisa Puglielli, 15 Quail Road.
Meeting Dates for WHS Safe Graduation
All meetings are at 7pm in the Fireside Room at Pitkin Community Center unless otherwise noted.
This is the season of Employee Giving and United Way campaigns at many companies. During your employer’s campaign, merely indicate that you would like to direct all or part of your donation to “Wethersfield High School Safe Graduation”. WHS Safe Grad is a 501(c)(3) organization, which means that any monetary contribution is tax-deductible (please consult your tax advisor for details).
You will need the following information to make your donation through your employer’s Giving Campaign:
Organization Name: Wethersfield High School Safe Graduation
Address: 411 Wolcott Hill Road, Wethersfield, CT 06109
Many companies also provide for monetary donations due to employees’ volunteer efforts. Talk with your Human Resource department to determine if your company offers a monetary donation based on your volunteer hours with WHS Safe Grad. Certain companies offer up to a $500 donation, so it is well worth your time to research it, as well as to come out and have fun volunteering for the benefit of your child!!
Personal and business donations can also be sent to: WHS Safe Graduation, c/o Terri Hrdy, 112 Windmill, Wethersfield, CT 06109
Reminder: Send in your Family Donations and Flocking Donations!
Upcoming Fundraising Events:
Fundraising Dance – March 24, 2018 – 7pm-11pm Pitkin
Clothing Drive - April 21, 2018 - 9am-1pm - Drop off at SDMS
Chipotle Fundraiser - April 21, 2018 - 4pm-8pm - Wethersfield Location - mention WHS Safe Grad or show flyer
CHAPERONES FOR SAFE GRAD NEEDED!
PARENTS OF GRADUATING SENIORS 2017 AND PARENTS OF JUNIORS TOO… WE NEED YOU!!
Shortly, our seniors will be graduating and celebrating their accomplishments. The Safe Graduation Committee has been working diligently raising funds and planning this special event which is free for all of our graduating seniors. However, many volunteers are needed at the Safe Graduation celebration.
Volunteers will be assigned certain responsibilities including: student check-in, monitoring entrances, exits, coat room, lavatories, activity rooms, food pick-up, serving, clean-up, delivery of leftovers to local shelters, and general clean –up.
PLEASE CONSIDER VOLUNTEERING FOR ONE OR MORE OF THE FOLLOWING SHIFTS: Shift A (junior parents) 6pm-9pm (set up)
Shift 1: 9pm – 12am
Shift 2: 12am – 3am
Shift 3: 3am – 6am
Questions? Contact David DeCarli (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Flamingo Flocking season has begun!!!
Have seen those pink birds around town every Fall? Its the annual WHS Safe Grad Flamingo Fundraiser!
Safe grad flocking will begin Sept 4! If you would like to sign someone up to be flocked, send an e-mail to WHSflock2018@gmail.com with the name and address of the person to be flocked. Also let us know if you would like us to tell them who flocked them! Suggested donation to remove the flock from your yard is $25. Please help support Safe Grad 2018!!!
The Food Committee needs at least 6 to 8 volunteers to help plan the menu and visit local restaurants to secure donations.
For more information, contact Kerri Abronzino (email@example.com)
In a few short months, our seniors will be graduating and celebrating their accomplishment. The Safe Graduation Committee has been working diligently raising funds and planning this special event, which is free for all our graduating seniors. However, many volunteers are needed the evening of graduation at the Safe Graduation celebration.
Volunteers will be assigned certain responsibilities including: student check-in, monitoring entrances, exits, coatroom, lavatories, activity rooms, food pick-up, serving, clean-up, delivery of leftovers to local shelters, and general clean-up. It is a lot of fun and a great way to share in your child’s experience!