Last month Believe in Syracuse held it's 2nd Birthday Party and the event was a big hit. 250 of you showed up, we gave away the first ever Believe in Syracuse awards and we launched our membership drive that has enrolled over 80 members in the past 3 weeks.
Next Wednesday 2/25 at 5:30 we're gathering at Soule Branch Library for the official launch of our committees. Our board members have developed the preliminary structure of these committees so now they are inviting you to join them and help make our programs a reality. Are you in? Signup to come to learn more and join a committee.
Where: Soule Branch Library, 101 Springfield Road
When: Wednesday 2/25 from 5:30 - 7PM
- Neighborhood Committee: A neighborhood competition to stimulate neighborhood volunteerism, showcase positive things about our neighborhoods and boost neighborhood pride. We will also utilize technology like Nextdoor to help neighborhood activists reach more people in their community and organize on a grassroots level.
- Education/Community Service Committee: In 2015 this committee will focus on supporting kids and schools in the City of Syracuse that are desperately in need. Activities may include adopting a school in the city school district, raising awareness and raising funds for that school and other activities.
- Pro-Syracuse Committee: Proactively retaining and attracting talented people to the greater Syracuse area. We will work with colleges and universities in Syracuse to retain educated young people to the workforce. We will also partner with local employers to actively support their efforts to retain and attract talent.
- Marketing/Development Committee: Raise funds and raise awareness of Believe in Syracuse. Working to make Believe in Syracuse a more sustainable organization and promoting our message to the Greater Syracuse community. This committee actively support and raise awareness of the 3 other committees and their operations.
This event next Wednesday is open to everyone so we hope you join us. Please consider formally becoming a member of Believe in Syracuse today, before the event so we know you're in it with us in the fight.
Together, there's so much we can do to make Syracuse a better place. If you stand with us and fight with us, not only will you will benefit from being part of something big but Syracuse will benefit by becoming a more positive and strong community.
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